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Givers: Great wealth means great responsibility

Jun 05, 2016 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)
Board and Executive Moves

The names of the past year’s 17 signers of the Giving Pledge are out, and hidden in the announcement are their ideas for using their wealth to improve the world.

The pledge, originated in 2010 by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman Warren Buffett, now has 154 wealthy individuals or couples — mostly billionaires — who pledge to give at least half their wealth to charities during their lifetimes or after.

The Class of 2015-...