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Warren Buffett will donate $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares to Bill Gates’ foundation, 4 others

The Oracle of Omaha made a philanthropic pledge to give away 99% of his wealth in 2006. Buffett is the fourth-wealthiest person in the world.

Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a lobbying group

The philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a new lobbying initiative called the Gates Policy Initiative. Here's what it will focus on.
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Women spend 7 more years working than men and get no money or credit for it

Melinda Gates, philanthropist and wife to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says women work 7 more years than men and get no credit or money for it.
Melinda Gates didn't think her future husband was "spontaneous" enough at first.

Inside the 25-year marriage of Bill and Melinda Gates, who met at work, have 3 kids, live in a $124 million home, spend $45 billion on philanthropy, a...

Bill and Melinda Gates are the ultimate power couple, worth over $100 billion, trying to solve the world's toughest problems while raising 3 kids.
Melinda Gates in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania.

Bill and Melinda Gates say the world could get an extra US economy’s worth of income by making one important change for women

A simple economic stimulus plan to boost the world's "human capital" could net people $30 trillion, according to Bill and Melinda Gates.
Bill Gates held up a beaker of human feces at the reinvented toilet expo in Beijing on November 6, 2018 to prove a point: unsanitary conditions are dangerous for our health.

A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about

Tiger Toilets run on poop-eating worms and cost less than traditional sewage systems. All they leave behind is water, CO2, and a little fertilizer.
Bill Gates speaking at an event in Washington, 2014.

17 surprising facts about Bill Gates

Despite his philanthropic efforts and online presence, there are a lot of things about Bill Gates you probably didn't know.
A family eats 'Fou Fou' Kasava and fish in the West Lake Edward village of Lunyesenge in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The CEO of the Gates Foundation says a wave of progress rippling through China and India could slash poverty in Africa — if women lead the way

The Gates Foundation is out with its second annual Goalkeepers report, a yearly index that keeps tabs on how the UN is doing on its 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The normally optimistic crew at Gates says progress isn't guaranteed.
Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo cook food in the Kagoma reception centre within the Kyangwali settlement on April 10, 2018 in Kyangwali, Uganda.

The CEO of The Gates Foundation says we’re approaching a dangerous tipping point in global poverty. We still have time to reverse it.

The Gates Foundation is out with its second annual Goalkeepers report, warning that decades of gains in poverty rates around the world could be headed for a downward slide, unless serious investments are made in women's health and nutrition. Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann explains.
Bill Gates is worth over $91 billion.

Bill Gates reveals the two ‘crazy things’ he purchased since becoming a billionaire 30 years ago

Bill Gates told Ellen DeGeneres that his two biggest indulgences are a Porsche and private plane.