Philanthropy is booming and is fast becoming the new fashion black – Billionaires around the world are being encouraged by their influential friends like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to come on board and share the load in making a difference… surely that can only be a good thing to do.

Obviously our enlightened rich list knows that when  their time comes to depart the planet, the only difference between all people is the type of box they leave in and whichever way you look at it, in it’s finality its still a box, therefore the rationale is about doing  some good now while you are alive and kicking and this illustrious group are demonstrating how its done in some grand manner.

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