Giving Pledge is a commitment and an effort to help address society's most pressing problems, giving the opportunity to the world's wealthiest individuals and families to commit more than half of their wealth to philanthropy during their lifetime or in their will. It was created by Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates.

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It is more than excitement to see that 17 more wealthy families have joined organization since June 2015

Bill Gates had said in a statement: “This new group joining the Giving Pledge is incredibly thoughtful about their desire to give back and help solve the world’s toughest challenges through philanthropy. Some have been giving for decades and others are just starting out after building successful businesses, but they all see the value of giving in a bold and effective way. Melinda, Warren and I are glad to have the opportunity to learn with them and from them.”

In the new list of people that signed up includes entrepreneurs and business leaders from diverse backgrounds and sectors, from technology, medicine and biotech, real estate and dairy farming. Supporting a range of causes, such as poverty alleviation, health care, education and environmental protection.

If you are interested in seen the list of profiles of the individuals and the families who have joined the Giving Pledge then click here in order to head to the official website of Giving Pledge.


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