The Giving Pledge Featured on 60 Minutes

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Atlantic’s Founding Chairman, Charles “Chuck” Feeney, is the 59th signatory of the Giving Pledge, a campaign to invite the world’s wealthiest people to commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.

In this 60 Minutes video segment, Charlie Rose discusses the Pledge’s background with its founders, Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, and talks to several signatories, including South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe, Spanx founder Sara Blakely, and AOL co-founder Steve Case.

The Giving Pledge: A new club for billionaires

Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. Charlie Rose reports. Visit video page >

Learn More

> Visit the Giving Pledge website

> Read Chuck Feeney’s pledge letter