- June 4, 2012
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It’s time to kickstart your week! A story about billionaire Jeffrey Skoll giving back, why giving is important and a (new) map of life.
Meet the Canadian Billionaire Who’s Giving it All Away | The Globe and Mail
Jeffrey Skoll “is the only Canadian among the 81 billionaires to sign The Giving Pledge in the two years since Bill Gates and Mr. Buffett called on the superrich to stop hoarding their wealth. He has already parted with half of his net worth, and expects 95 per cent to be gone when he is done.”
The Importance of Giving Back | Inc
Whether you run a business, manage a department or simply volunteer your individual time, Inc gives four simple reasons for why it’s important to give back.
Map of Life: Putting Every Living Thing in its Place | FastCoExist
“Scientists do know the locations of millions of species, but they are scattered in disparate databases and range maps that have never been organized, or made easily accessible.” Enter Map of Life—an online map that will help governments and organizations make better decisions about land management, transportation, health and more.