Warren Buffett was dialing for dollars at the inception of The Giving Pledge, a philanthropic initiative he created with and Bill and Melinda Gates. The pledge asks the world’s wealthiest people to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. One fellow he spoke to was on the fence, and his wife wasn’t keen on it, Buffett said at the 2016 Concordia Summit in New York on Tuesday. But their children asked them to do it, and they agreed to give their fortunes away.

Source: www.independent.co.uk