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Philanthrocapitalism How Giving Can Save the World

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ISBN-10: 1596916958

ISBN-13: 9781596916951

Edition: 2009

Authors: Matthew Bishop, Michael Green, Bill Clinton

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From Buffett to Bono, how today's leading philanthropists are revolutionizing the field, using new methods to have a vastly greater impact on the world.For philanthropists of the past, charity was often a matter of simply giving money away. For the philanthrocapitaliststhe new generation of billionaires who are reshaping the way they giveit's like business. Largely trained in the corporate world, these "social investors" are using big-business-style strategies and expecting results and accountability to match. Bill Gates, the world's richest man, is leading the way: he has promised his entire fortune to finding a cure for the diseases that kill millions of children in the poorest countries…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 11/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

William Jefferson Clinton, August 19, 1946 - William jefferson Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe IV on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas. His father, an automobile parts salesman, was killed in a car accident three months before he was born. At the age of fifteen, Bill changed his name to that of his stepfather Roger's as a gesture of goodwill to both him and his mother. Clinton attended Hot Springs High School where he was very active in the student government, among other things. In 1963, Clinton was chosen to attend the American Legion Boys State, a government and leadership conference in Little Rock, where he was elected a senator and given the opportunity to go to Washington D.…    

Foreword
Preface
The Age of Philanthrocapitalism
Carnegie's Children
The Spirit of Philanthrocapitalism
Billanthropy
Investors for Good
The Vision Thing
Philanthropreneurship the eBay Way
Picassos, Genomes, and Ivory Towers
The Return of the Living Dead
The Good Company
Enter the Celanthropist
Virtue's Middlemen
We Are All Philanthrocapitalists Now
The Age of Plutocracy?
The Gospel of Wealth 2.0
Acknowledgments
Source Notes
Index