Category: Philanthropy

Is The Gates Foundation to Big?

The headline has probably caught many by surprise. How can anyone call for an international investigation and a public inquiry into one of the biggest philanthropists of all time?!? Well, in January the Global Justice...

2016 BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index

BNP Paribas Wealth Management, together with Forbes Insights, released new research into the giving habits of wealthy philanthropists. The report, BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index 2016, analyzes individual giving in Europe, the United States, Asia...

From F Student to a 2.25bn Internet Empire

You may not have heard of Bob Parsons, but you have certainly heard of domain name giant GoDaddy.com. Watch how Parsons tells us about how he had to accept failure before being able to...

The Defining Moment For Gates

Bill Gates is perhaps one of the most well-known and generous philanthropists this world has seen! Yet some may wonder what it is that inspired Gates to become so involved with philanthropy. Thanks to...

The Million Dollar Donors Report 2014

The Million Dollar Donors Report 2014 has been released yearly since 2008 by the renowned private bank Coutts in association with the University of Kent. Coutts initially solely analysed Million Pound Donations from British...

Cultures of Giving

‘Say the word ‘philanthropist and most people envision wealthy, Caucasian do-gooders writing large checks in the millions.’ This vision however is incorrect as philanthropy is given a broader meaning with a wider base of...

Giving Increases Happiness

When Warren Buffett pledged 99% of his wealth in 2006 he stated in his pledge letter that he ‘couldn’t be happier with that decision’. This feeling also bares scientific ground as research has shown...

Giving Attitude of 6000 HNWI

The Charity Aid Foundation (CAF) looked at the attitudes to giving of nearly 6000 wealthy individuals worldwide. This may make it on of the largest ever survey into global philanthropic attitudes. The CAF begins...