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The Giving Pledge Keeps Growing
May 15, 2013

Eye on the Giving Pledge

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A press release on May 7, 2013, announced that nine additional participants have joined the Giving Pledge, the effort launched by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates in 2010 to encourage the world's wealthiest to commit the majority of their assets to philanthropic causes. The new list includes American as well as international pledgers and the first female individual billionaire, bringing the total number of signatories to 114 individuals, spouses, and their families. Profiles for the new signatories are now available:

Since August 2012, Glasspockets has been keeping an Eye on the Giving Pledge, providing an in-depth picture of the participants and their publicly known charitable activities.

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-- Daniel Matz

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  • Transparency Talk, the Glasspockets blog, is a platform for candid and constructive conversation about foundation transparency and accountability. In this space, Foundation Center highlights strategies, findings, and best practices on the web and in foundations–illuminating the importance of having "glass pockets."

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