Reuters | Tuesday December 1, 2015
Gates was in Paris to push his latest bit of entrepreneurial philanthropy: the Breakthrough Energy Coalition.
Hayley Tsukayama, The Washington Post | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Samsung's philanthropy extends beyond opening its wallet, said Gregory Lee, the chief executive of Samsung Electronics North America.
Associated Press | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The 31-year-old social media mogul, worth an estimated $46 billion, made waves with his earlier forays in philanthropy.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 12, 2015
Charity among parents is affected by the sex of their first child, claims a new study which finds that parents who have a first-born son and have two or more children are more likely to give larger amounts than people whose first-born is a daughter.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Indian-Americans, who have a combined annual income of a whopping USD 67.4 billion, can play a key role in philanthropy activities in India that could dwarf official US foreign aid to India by 10 times, according to new research.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Citing the example of American India Foundation (AIF), dedicated to catalysing social and economic change in India, an Indian-American business and philanthropy leader has advised donors to treat philanthropy as an investment.
Offbeat | Subuhi Parvez | Tuesday October 6, 2015
This video, released on October 1, explains what the 'festival of philanthropy' means - it is really as simple as giving up your seat on the bus because you noticed that someone else needed it more than you.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 8, 2015
Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting most noteworthy contributions to philanthropy from 13 countries across Asia Pacific.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 27, 2015
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.
Sunday March 8, 2015
Facebook has launched an 'internet.org' initiative under which users can access internet free of charge for select websites if they come through a partner telecom operator.
Monday January 26, 2015
Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, co-founders and co-chairs of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke to NDTV's Dr Prannoy Roy on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum meet at Davos.
Tuesday January 6, 2015
Donations were measured by the value of their cash or cash equivalent between April 1 2013 and October 31 2014, with a cut-off of Rs 10 crore.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
A decade after being orphaned by the Asian tsunami, British brothers Rob and Paul Forkan are successful entrepreneurs who are giving back to the Sri Lankans who helped them by building an orphanage.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 13, 2014
Three Indian-American entrepreneurs have been felicitated by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) with its annual legend awards in recognition of their risk-taking, mentoring of young entrepreneurs, philanthropy and years of dedication to the local community.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 4, 2014
As the ranks of China's wealthy and the success of its corporations grow, donating to good causes has yet to take off in a significant way.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 4, 2014
China has contributed over $120 million to fight the spread of the Ebola virus, but its billionaire tycoons - it has more than anywhere outside the United States - have, publicly at least, donated little to the cause, underscoring an immature culture of philanthropy in the world's second-biggest economy.
Thursday June 26, 2014
The list, comprising of 48 persons, also includes four each from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
Deepu M Kurup | Thursday June 19, 2014
Actor Aamir Khan's passion for philanthropy, if not for acting, seems to have been passed down to his children
Monday April 28, 2014
Philanthropy in China has yet to take off, as some wealthy Chinese fear generous donations could invite unwanted attention on their fortunes. China ranks towards the bottom of the list of countries where people give money to charity, volunteer or help a stranger, according to The World Giving Index, compiled by the Charities Aid Foundation.
Monday February 10, 2014
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported Monday that Zuckerberg's donation was the largest charitable gift on the public record in 2013 and put the young couple at the top of the magazine's annual list of 50 most generous Americans in 2013.
Monday December 2, 2013
As many as 11 people, including members from the influential Nilekani, Bajaj and Godrej families, were honoured by Forbes India for their outstanding contribution towards philanthropy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
When it comes to philanthropy, Indians don't share the table with the likes of Bill Gates but still there are a few who do really donate and the latest list is topped by Azim Premji of Wipro.
Thursday November 14, 2013
Close on the heels of releasing its second edition of Hurun India Rich List, China-based magazine Hurun Report launched the inaugural Hurun India Philanthropy List 2013, with IT tycoon Azim Hashim Premji, the chairman of Wipro Ltd, emerging as the most generous Indian with a donation of Rs 8,000 crore in the past year.