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Giving it all

A handful of business titans have taken giving to a whole new level

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

Giving all they can

They may have different styles and priorities, but new-age philanthropists have their hearts in the right place

Rajesh Padmashali | JUL 19 , 2014

I am happy when the underdog makes it up to the top

The man who anonymously gave away his multi-billion dollar fortune explains his approach to philanthropy

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

"We Are Willing To Take Risks That Governments Typically Don't"

Bill Gates is among the handful of colossi who want to leave behind a much better planet than they found it

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | JUL 19 , 2014

Levelling the playing field

What the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has set out to do is audacious but worthy

Rajesh Padmashali | JUL 19 , 2014

The 'giving while living' superhero

Chuck Feeney not only donated all his wealth in his own lifetime, but also leads a life of disarming simplicity

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

"In Philanthropy, If It Is An Easy Pitch, It Has Already Been Taken Care Of"

Warren Buffett on why giving is more rational than hoarding

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | JUL 19 , 2014

The ovarian lottery

An extract of Story 6 from Forty Chances, this chapter summarises the genesis of the Buffett family's philanthropy

JUL 19 , 2014

Four hearts and a beautiful mind

Warren and Susan Buffett brought up their children with a commitment to share their fortune with the less fortunate

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

The retail philanthropist

Meet Warren Buffett's elder sister, Doris. She helps those who have had bad luck, not those who make bad choices

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

"We're Living In A Time When Many Great Innovations And Opportunities Exist, Yet

David Rockefeller Jr. on his family’s enduring philanthropic legacy

Rajesh Padmashali | JUL 19 , 2014

A smile pandemic

The initiatives of the Surat municipal body backed by The Rockefeller Foundation have led to a pleasurable outcome

Rajesh Padmashali | JUL 19 , 2014

The shape of things to come

While India's wealthy have done their bit for many years, philanthropy in the true sense is only taking form now

V Keshavdev | JUL 19 , 2014

I am the trustee of my wealth, not its owner

Azim Premji explains why giving is all about having the right mindset

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

A class apart

The Azim Premji Foundation helps building teacher capabilities, especially in government-run schools in India

N Mahalakshmi | JUL 19 , 2014

Humata, Hukhta, Hvarshta

The Zoroastrian philosophy of “good thoughts, good words, good deeds” has been the raison d’être for the Tata trust

V Keshavdev | JUL 19 , 2014

Bridging the giving gap

A former investment banking couple explains why NGOs and philanthropists need to sit down and chat once in a while

Neera Nundy & Deval Sanghavi | JUL 19 , 2014

India's second freedom movement

A private equity maven explains why improved the education quality is the key to reform and philanthropy in India

Ashish Dhawan | JUL 19 , 2014