Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:12:00 -0400"We're not just talking about the homeless or the poor, we're also including the lower middle class, who have to make a choice: do they buy healthy, nutritious food, or do they pay the rent?"
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:12:00 -0400
Lise Evans, Michael Evans
Eric Ripert, Sandra Ripert
Nicholas D. Lowry
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:40:00 -0400Peter Buffett, a professional musician and philanthropist, joined me on The Forbes Interview podcast to talk about music, creativity, the thrill and challenges of big charity, and his experiences of growing up with in the Buffett home.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:51:00 -0400How creating conditions for elephant conservation in the face of a billion dollar illegal ivory trade is becoming a catalyst for business and poverty alleviation.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:55:00 -0400"It's vital to the progress of our nation to keep our artistic communities strong. Young people are our voice," said Debbie Allen.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:55:00 -0400
Torrance Hall, Maria Giulia Maramotti
Ella Montclare, Sir Salman Rushdie
Carolina Garcia Jayaram
Chrstian Simonds, Gillian Hearst Simonds
Michel Selene Ang
Will Cotton, Rose Dergan
Jake Goldbas, Kate Goldbas
Elizabeth Kurpis, Dalia Oberlander
Dustin Yellin, Derrick Adams
Irmina Nazar, Arthur Trawinski, Marina, Klaus Biesenbach, Sarah Arison
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:46:00 -0400Before environmental groups and companies jump straight into litigation, they should stop to consider whether this new model of corporate environmentalism might be more effective.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:13:00 -0400Florida's award-winning Mechromancers and teams from around the country are bringing the heat to Houston and St. Louis in the global competition.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:00:00 -0400Creating a sustainable and humane food system is no small task. The CEO of HSUS tells us about the significant progress they've made on this front.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:39:00 -0400TOMS Shoes’ one-for-one business model has inspired throngs of socially conscious startups to follow in Blake Myscoski’s footsteps. Here’s a look at five of them that appeared on 'Shark Tank,' ABC’s hit business reality show.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:39:00 -0400
According to an annual report on giving by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, these 10 American individuals and couples gave away the most money in 2016.
Total Giving: $108 Million
Largest Gift: $54 Million (Stamford Hospital Foundation)
Source of Wealth: Family Wealth; Investments
Total Giving: $141.4 Million
Largest Gift: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Source of Wealth: Technology, Microsoft
Total Giving: $173 Million
Largest Gift: Omidyar Network, Humanity United, Democracy Fund, and HopeLab.
Source of Wealth: Technology
Total Giving: $200 Million
Largest Gift: University of California at Santa Barbara
Source of Wealth: Investments, Berkshire Hathaway
Total Giving: $271,425,000
Largest Gift: University of Southern California ($200 million)
Source of Wealth: Technology, Oracle
Total Giving: $284 Million
Largest Gift: Laura and John Arnold Foundation ($183 million)
Source of Wealth: Finance
Total Giving: $295 Million
Largest Gift: Arts and culture, brain and cell science, climate change and ocean health, global health, Pacific Northwest groups, and wildlife conservation
Source of Wealth: Technology, Microsoft
Total Giving: $400 Million (bequest)
Largest Gift: American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Source of Wealth: Investments
Total Giving: $600.1 Million
Largest Gift: Arts, education, environment, public-health groups, and programs aimed at improving city governments around the world.
Source of Wealth: Media and entertainment
Total Giving: $900 Million
Largest Gift: University of Oregon ($500 Million)
Source of Wealth: Manufacturing, Nike
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:45:00 -0400Perhaps you have a cause that you are passionate about—animal welfare, children's health, the environment—but you want to do more than just write a check. Maybe now is the time to set up your own IRC §501(c)(3) charity.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:54:00 -0400Tax evasion and cash transactions can go together. How IRS reacts when they see evasive behavior.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0400Rob Walton, the billionaire former chairman of Walmart, is donating millions of dollars to support a Conservation International fellowship program for environmental activists and researchers.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:10:00 -0400The rock legends help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Shure's SM58 microphone by giving all auction proceeds to Teen Cancer America and Meat Free Monday.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:08:00 -0400This millennials discovered volunteering can be a career.
Thu, 6 Apr 2017 10:10:00 -0400A leadership guide to success.
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 21:03:00 -0400The “Writing Is A Gift Collection” is now available at Montblanc boutiques and its website. For every piece in the collection sold till March 31, 2018, Montblanc will donate 3% of the proceeds to support UNICEF and its literacy projects, with a minimum amount of $1.5 million guaranteed by Montblanc
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 15:22:00 -0400Innovation is a buzzword in 2017 in business circles, but also with institutional investors keen to see it used to best effect. A commitment by the Ford Foundation to give $1B to an innovative new type of impact investment is likely to attract attention, and the Foundation hopes, collaboration.
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400U.S.-born entrepreneur Paul Oberschneider, who went from Wall Street trader to losing his job and going into debt, resurfaced in Estonia later to build a property empire worth $200m in the Baltic states. Here he talks about his journey, what he is now investing in and tips for business success.
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 12:19:00 -0400Musicians are banding together to throw more benefits in response to the Trump Administration. Zedd took it to the next level in L.A. with his Welcome show for ACLU.
Tue, 4 Apr 2017 10:24:00 -0400The winner of the 2016 'Nobel for Computing' is none other than Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who gave rise to a massive global network informally known as the Web (and for which, incidentally, he still has some suggestions).
Mon, 3 Apr 2017 16:06:00 -0400An interview with Vicki Escarra and Atul Tandon of Opportunity International, a dynamic social enterprise that provides financial services and other sustainable solutions to help millions of families around the world break the cycle of poverty.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:25:00 -0400The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) takes a market-based approach, mobilizing private sector capital for public good. But it actually earns money and contributes sorely needed revenue to reduce the budget deficit.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:01:00 -0400Collaboration in the apparel industry goes well beyond Kate Moss teaming up with Topshop. Forward-thinking brands co-create by working together with competitors and social entrepreneurs to design radical and transformative projects and processes.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:15:00 -0400Now is the time for China to broaden its approach to philanthropy, and create its own philanthropic forefathers, motivated not just by obligation but by a desire to inspire and to drive real positive social change.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:09:00 -0400The Environmental Media Association (EMA) kicked off their first-ever IMPACT Summit in Los Angeles. According to experts in sustainability and environmentalism, looking out for the planet can be extremely lucrative. In fact, there are millions of dollars just waiting to be made in the trash.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:48:00 -0400In honor of International Women’s Day, here is a story of a young Mumbai slum girl fighting back against society’s restrictions to bring education to other girls like her.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:52:00 -0400Parents and grandparents who loved the kindly neighbor in the cardigan sweater for more than three decades continue to watch the programming of the company that still bears his name. Only now they're adding a third generation to the mix. Mister Rogers would approve.