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A Platform for Improving Lives: eBay’s Global Impact

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A week after 9/11, New York Governor George Pataki and New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani approached Meg Whitman, the CEO of eBay at the time, for suggestions on how to raise money for victims of the attacks. Putting in intense weekend hours, eBay staffers created Auction for America—a website that allowed eBay users to earmark auction items to benefit 9/11 victims. In short order, the site raised $10 million.

Lunch With Warren Buffett Auctioned Off for $3.3 Million

by Catherine Clifford and Javier E. David
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An anonymous bidder with deep pockets spent over $3 million to have lunch with billionaire investing legend Warren Buffett.

Warren Buffett’s Mixed Signals on Climate Risk and Insurance

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When it comes to addressing climate change impacts to Berkshire Hathaway’s insurance business, Warren Buffett paints a somewhat misleading picture that minimizes the business risks posed by a demonstrably changing climate.  In doing so, Buffett begs serious questions about his company’s planning for climate impacts and undermines confidence in the insurance division’s climate resilience.

The Giving Tree: The State of Corporate Philanthropy

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The annual Giving in Numbers report reveals corporate philanthropy is on the rebound. But when it comes to giving, money's not everything

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