Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates met with Charlie Rose this week to talk about The Giving Pledge, in which they are encouraging affluent people to give away half of their net worth in their lifetimes or after.
If they are successful -- and who would bet against those three? -- the impact could be remarkable. For instance, Buffett talks about the fact that $230 million of estate taxes were owed in a recent tax year, of which about 12% were pledged to charity. Boosting...
Giving Pledge launch on the Charlie Rose Show.
Excerpt of Melinda Gates Discussing givingpledge.org and boldergiving.org
For full show visit http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/11063