Yesterday’s announcement by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates about the Giving Pledge — their challenge to fellow billionaires to join them in giving away at least half of their fortunes to charity
— certainly had dramatic impact.
And it promises to give a huge boost to the world of philanthropy,
But the move may not be as surprising as it may seem, given both Buffett’s and Gates’ gravitas and deep
and abiding commitment to philanthropy.