Here’s why Warren Buffett is giving his billions away
|09/20/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Warren Buffett was dialing for dollars at the inception of The Giving Pledge, a philanthropic initiative he created with and Bill and Melinda Gates.
The pledge asks the world’s wealthiest individuals to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.
One fellow he spoke to was on the fence, and his wife wasn’t keen on it, Buffett recalled at the 2016 Concordia Summit in New York on Tuesday. But their children asked them to do it, and they agreed to give their fortunes away.
That memory stuck with Buffett, who asks those who agree to the pledge to write letters explaining read more >>>