An additional 14 signatories from seven countries have joined The Giving Pledge, which some have dubbed an example of “philanthrocapitalism.”

An additional 14 signatories from seven countries have joined The Giving Pledge, which some have dubbed an example of “philanthrocapitalism.”

The Giving Pledge    The Giving Pledge is an effort to invite the wealthiest individuals and families in America to commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.    Wow.

The Giving Pledge The Giving Pledge is an effort to invite the wealthiest individuals and families in America to commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. Wow.

The Giving Pledge

The Giving Pledge

The Giving Pledge :: Pledger Profiles

The Giving Pledge :: Pledger Profiles

Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. - CBS News

The Giving Pledge: A new club for billionaires

Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. - CBS News

"My word [is] my bond" - Meaning, that by just giving my word you can be assured that the promise of action I have just made will be kept. Originating from the London Stock Exchange since the early 1800s where financial bargains and trades were made with no written pledges, no documents, and no contracts. Reputation was collateral in 19th Century England. Trust was built up and your bank of trust guaranteed you trading opportunities. These days, honor is rare. The "word" of anyone is…

"My word [is] my bond" - Meaning, that by just giving my word you can be assured that the promise of action I have just made will be kept. Originating from the London Stock Exchange since the early 1800s where financial bargains and trades were made with no written pledges, no documents, and no contracts. Reputation was collateral in 19th Century England. Trust was built up and your bank of trust guaranteed you trading opportunities. These days, honor is rare. The "word" of anyone is…

PLEDGE TO PLANT – EARTH DAY, APRIL 22, 2015 Be a part of the biggest grass-root effort in history by planting a seed/tree as a “give back” to Earth. It's an old Native American tradition that when you take something from the Earth, you must put something back. Earth Day 2015 will be a global "give back to Earth" event, as an "offering" for all the planet gives us.

PLEDGE TO PLANT – EARTH DAY, APRIL 22, 2015 Be a part of the biggest grass-root effort in history by planting a seed/tree as a “give back” to Earth. It's an old Native American tradition that when you take something from the Earth, you must put something back. Earth Day 2015 will be a global "give back to Earth" event, as an "offering" for all the planet gives us.

Bill Gates talks to Jimmy Fallon about the Giving Pledge and what he opes it will achieve.

Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of his wealth

Bill Gates talks to Jimmy Fallon about the Giving Pledge and what he opes it will achieve.

"Welcome to Personal Excellence – community for people who are passionate about achieving excellence in life. If you are someone who wants to achieve your highest potential and live your best life, this is the exact place for you."  Celestine Chua, the founder of this site.

"Welcome to Personal Excellence – community for people who are passionate about achieving excellence in life. If you are someone who wants to achieve your highest potential and live your best life, this is the exact place for you." Celestine Chua, the founder of this site.

Sara Blakely, Spanx Founder, Is First Woman Billionaire To Join Giving Pledge (donating half of their wealth). "I have so much gratitude for being a woman in America. I never lose sight that I was born in the right country at the right time. And I never lose sight of the fact that there are millions of women around the world who are not dealt with the same deck of cards upon their birth."

1st Woman Billionaire Pledges To Donate Half Of Wealth To Charity

Sara Blakely, Spanx Founder, Is First Woman Billionaire To Join Giving Pledge (donating half of their wealth). "I have so much gratitude for being a woman in America. I never lose sight that I was born in the right country at the right time. And I never lose sight of the fact that there are millions of women around the world who are not dealt with the same deck of cards upon their birth."

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