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Giving Pledge

The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to giving back.

The Giving Pledge is an effort to help address society’s most pressing problems by inviting the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to commit more than half of their wealth to philanthropy or charitable causes either during their lifetime or in their will.

In August 2010, 40 of America’s wealthiest individuals and couples joined together in a commitment to give more than half of their wealth away. Created by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, the Giving Pledge came to life following a series of conversations with philanthropists around the world about how they could collectively set a new standard of generosity among the ultra-wealthy.
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As of 2019, only 189 pledges have taken Giving Pledge.
The reasons can be many like
1) Rich are not sure whether they should give large part of the money they have earned or inherited
2) Mental attitude of human beings
3) Ego (Lets admit that whether one is rich or poor, EGO is many times the culprit)
4) They are not sure where to give money & Impact of their giving

CSRidentity.com knows very well that there are hardly few thousand individuals & families who are economically billionaires but it also knows that most of the individuals on earth have 80 to 100 billion neurons which means they are billionaires in terms of the number of neurons.

If all people give 2% of their money & time to disabled (We call it differently abled) or senior citizens or below the poverty line citizens or locals or to environment initiatives like climate initiatives or on social issues like those for water, agriculture ....or donate blood, household products, computers ... world will be a far greater place to live & leave.

 

Individuals & families who have taken The Giving Pledge
Names shared by surname, so Warrn Buffett will be in B, Bill & Melinda Gates are in G.
Reason is because many couples are Giving Pledgers & there are some families. So whether wife first or husband first may become an issue like Melinda Gates first or Bill Gates first. So we have decided that Gates first.


Bill Ackman
Margaret and Sylvan Adams
Leonard H. Ainsworth
Paul G. Allen
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud
Brian Armstrong
Sue Ann Arnall
Laura and John Arnold
Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC

Stewart and Sandy Bainum
Lynne and Marc Benioff
Nicolas Berggruen
Manoj Bhargava
Aneel and Allison Bhusri
Steve Bing
Sara Blakely
Arthur M. Blank
Nathan and Elizabeth Blecharczyk
Michael R. Bloomberg
David G. Booth
Richard and Joan Branson
Eli and Edythe Broad
Charles R. Bronfman
Edgar M. Bronfman
Warren Buffett
Charles Butt

Garrett Camp
Steve and Jean Case
John Caudwell
Brian Chesky
Scott Cook and Signe Ostby
Lee and Toby Cooperman
Joe and Kelly Craft
Joyce and Bill Cummings

Ray and Barbara Dalio
Jack and Laura Dangermond
John Paul DeJoria
Mohammed Dewji
Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg
Ann and John Doerr
Dagmar Dolby
DONG Fangjun
Glenn and Eva Dubin
Anne Grete Eidsvig and Kjell Inge Røkke

Larry Ellison
Henry Engelhardt and Diane Briere de l'Isle-Engelhardt
Candy and Charlie Ergen

Judy Faulkner
Charles F. Feeney
Andrew and Nicola Forrest
Ted Forstmann
Phillip and Patricia Frost

Mario and Regina Gabelli
Bill and Melinda Gates
Joe Gebbia
Dan and Jennifer Gilbert
Ann Gloag OBE
Dave Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg
David and Barbara Green
Jeff and Mei Sze Greene
Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman
Gordon and Llura Gund

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou
Harold Hamm
Nick and Leslie Hanauer
Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin
Karen Herskovitz
Lyda Hill
Barron Hilton
Orion and Jackie Hindawi
Reid Hoffman and Michelle Yee
Christopher Hohn
Elie and Susy Horn
Sir Tom and Lady Marion Hunter
Jon and Karen Huntsman

Dr Mo Ibrahim
Carl Icahn

Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Badr Jafar and Razan Al Mubarak
John W. Jordan II
"Jay"Ryan D. “Jume” Jumonville

George B. Kaiser
Brad and Kim Keywell
Vinod and Neeru Khosla
Sidney Kimmel
Rich and Nancy Kinder
Beth and Seth Klarman
Robert and Arlene Kogod

Elaine and Ken Langone
Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Francine A. LeFrak and Rick Friedberg
Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest
Peter B. Lewis
Iza and Samo Login
Lorry I. Lokey
George Lucas and Mellody Hobson
Richard and Melanie Lundquist

Duncan and Nancy MacMillan
Alfred E. Mann
Joe and Rika Mansueto
Bernie and Billi Marcus
Richard Edwin and Nancy Peery Marriott
Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Craig and Susan McCaw
Red and Charline McCombs
PNC and Sobha Menon
Dean and Marianne Metropoulos
Alya and Gary K. Michelson, M.D.
Michael and Lori Milken
Yuri and Julia Milner
George P. Mitchell
Thomas S. Monaghan
Gordon and Betty Moore
Tashia and John Morgridge
Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman
Dustin Moskovitz and Cari Tuna
Patrice and Precious Motsepe
Elon Musk

Arif Naqvi
Jonathan M. Nelson
Rohini and Nandan Nilekani
Gensheng Niu

Pierre and Pam Omidyar
Natalie and Paul Orfalea
Bernard and Barbro Osher

Bob and Renee Parsons
Ronald O. Perelman
Jorge M. and Darlene Perez
Peter G. Peterson
T. Boone Pickens
Victor Pinchuk
Hasso Plattner
Vladimir Potanin
Azim Premji

Ernest and Evelyn Rady
Terry and Susan Ragon
Julian H. Robertson, Jr.
David Rockefeller
Edward W. and Deedie Potter Rose
Stephen M. Ross
David M. Rubenstein

David Sainsbury
John and Ginger Sall
Henry and Susan Samueli
Herb and Marion Sandler
Denny Sanford
Vicki and Roger Sant
Lynn Schusterman
Ruth and Bill Scott
Walter Scott, Jr.
Tom and Cindy Secunda
Dr. B.R. Shetty and Dr. C.R. Shetty
Craig Silverstein and Mary Obelnicki
Annette and Harold Simmons
Jim and Marilyn Simons
Liz Simons and Mark Heising
Nat Simons and Laura Baxter-Simons
Paul E. Singer
Jeff Skoll
Robert Frederick Smith
John A. and Susan Sobrato
John and Timi Sobrato
Michele B. Chan and Patrick Soon-Shiong
Ted and Vada Stanley
Mark and Mary Stevens
Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor
Harry H. Stine
Jim and Virginia Stowers

Dato' Sri DR Tahir
Vincent Tan Chee Yioun
Tad and Dianne Taube
Claire and Leonard Tow
Ted Turner

Albert Lee Ueltschi
Hamdi Ulukaya

Sunny and Sherly Varkey
Shamsheer and Shabeena Vayalil

Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani
Jian Wang
Sanford and Joan Weill
Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim
Shelby White
Sir Ian Wood
Hansjörg Wyss

Samuel Yin
YOU Zhonghui
Charles Zegar and Merryl Snow Zegar

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

 

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