Philanthropy

April 29, 2012
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett

A New Breed of Givers

Much has been made of the philanthropic pursuits of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in the last few years, and the extent of their financial muscle only highlights the disparity between the ‘haves and have-nots.’ The world is mostly living through intensive economic turmoil right now, but this belies the […]
April 9, 2012
Wikipedia

Wikipedia’s next global step

It’s easy to take the enormous volume of information we’re all now privy to, for granted. A transformative global information network exists online – but somewhere, someone is collating, editing and e-publishing the ‘facts,’ attempting to minimize the conjecture. Wikipedia is a tremendous public service resource – seemingly getting stronger everyday – […]
February 26, 2012
Conservation Foundation Logo

New Paradigms for the Travel Industry

It’s exciting to learn of an industry that is prescient enough to incorporate a positive, philanthropic element in what they do. It also makes sense that when you’re talking about an industry, like the travel and tourism business, that conservation become integrated into the health of your business. After all, […]
February 8, 2012
Giving pledge

Philanthropy’s New Dawn

With the accessibility of information these days, it’s apparent a new sharing, ethical high ground is being embraced by some of society’s ‘big fish.’ At a time when the US Republican presidential hopefuls are being publically seen as greedy tax dodgers, it’s refreshing to see a dialogue emerging in the media […]