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208 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"India's ultra-high net worth people give away the most money for philanthropic reasons. But as a percentage of net worth, the United Kingdom's filthy rich give away the highest, followed by America's. These findings were published this week in the 20..."

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219 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Mining Projects: The boom might be over but mining remains an important sector that will continue to employ thousands of people and provide many investment opportunities for business. What are the issues and where is the potential in this sector that..."

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"Americans gave an estimated $358.38 billion to charity in 2014, surpassing the peak last seen before the Great Recession, according to the 60th anniversary edition of Giving USA , released today. That total slightly exceeded the benchmark year of 200..."

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907 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Consumer relations have come a long way over the past few decades. As tech and entrepreneurship become increasingly mainstream, expectations of companies have changed. People want more. They’re generally justified in their mindset, too. After all,..."

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1157 words • advanced • 4 years, 7 months ago
"Charity is for patsies. If you really care about making the world a better place, buy a trendy bag. That was the logic Lauren Bush Lauren articulated in a 2013 interview about FEED, a for-profit entity she founded that creates simple, eco-friendly to..."

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1226 words • advanced • 4 years, 7 months ago
"Among the philanthropic sector’s distinguishing characteristics, perhaps none is more often remarked upon than its lack of accountability. It’s this trait, commentators often note, that separates the sector from the free market and the political real..."

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472 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"The Financial Times of December 23, 2015, wrote about philanthropy in our time. It describes the evolution of giving, from traditional endowments(charitable foundations), to for-profit networks (limited liability companies without tax privileges).The..."
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2834 words • advanced • 4 years, 7 months ago
"The Giving Pledge, the campaign initiated by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in 2010 to convince their billionaire peers to devote more than half their fortunes to philanthropy, was born out of a closed-door convocation. Gates and Buffett organized a d..."

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805 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"In this undated photo provided by Mark Zuckerberg, Max Chan Zuckerberg is held by her parents, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announced the birth of their daughter, Max, as well as plans to do..."

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1119 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Wipro Limited Chairman Azim Premji got his inspiration for philanthropy from his mother, who set up a hospital in Mumbai at the age of 27 and ran it for over 50 years. He saw how she was dependent on government funds, which always threw a spanner in ..."

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551 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Abu Dhabi (AFP) - Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants.The Anti-Tobacco Trade Litig..."
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565 words • intermediate • 3 years, 7 months ago
"When people hear the word “philanthropy,” they think about the 1%, America’s multi-millionaires who have all the money they need and can afford to make large donations to their favorite charities. But what if there was a way to embrace philanth..."

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522 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Robert Galbraith/flickrIn 2015,FacebookCEO Mark Zuckerberg continued to turn his billions of dollars of net worth into more billions. But he also announced a mind-boggling commitment to give nearly all of his fortune away. Here's how his wealth incr..."
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2703 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Be practical about philanthropy A trust or Section 8 company works best for families. For a group of like-minded people supporting the same cause, opt for a society structure Tinesh Bhasin   |  Mumbai   January 17, 2016 Last Updated at 22:59 IST..."
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165 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
finance, business
"LinkedInForbes has just released its annual "30 Under 30" list for various industries. One standout on the finance list is Minesh Bhatt, 29, a senior coverage officer in the global family office business at UBS. In that role, he runs $7 billion of th..."
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198 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
finance, business
"AP ImagesGeorge Soros' family-office hedge fund Soros Fund Management initiated a new position in Synchrony Financial during the fourth quarter, the fund's latest regulatory filing shows. At the end of the fourth quarter, the fund held7,127,865 share..."
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782 words • advanced • 3 years ago
hr, business
"As the socially conscience Millennials dominate the workforce and consumer markets, businesses of all sizes can no longer afford to ignore social and philanthropic engagement. Over 86 million Millennials will represent over 40% of the total working p..."

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463 words • intermediate • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"A new report shows that the poverty-related needs of the American people increased in 2015 - the first spike in the index since 2012. The report by the Human Needs Index (HNI) is a collaboration between Indiana University Lilly Family School of Ph..."
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475 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Commodities trader and philanthropist Graham Tuckwell and his wife Louise set a record for philanthropy to Australian education yesterday, donating $100 million to the Australian National University (ANU) on top of the $50 million gift three years ag..."

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405 words • advanced • 2 years, 3 months ago
business
"Job No : 552470 Faculty/Portfolio : Provost and Senior Vice-President Monash Sustainability Institute ClimateWorks Australia Location : Level 16, 41 Exhibition St, Melbourne Employment Type : Full-time Duration : 12 month fixed-term appointment Remun..."

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