Making a Difference in the World

It takes a special kind of person to reach out and devote their lives to improving the lives of others. It takes selflessness and a caring heart as well as ambition and drive to make a positive difference in the world.

Exceptional people

Here we take a closer look at some of the remarkable people who have made the decision to use the success in their lives to change other, less fortunate lives. Through their experience and resources these individuals are making an impact on a global level and drastically improving issues like: lack of healthcare, poor education standards, compromised human rights and environmental damage.

The Philanthropists

Aly Bandali

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

Craig Kielburger

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

Dame Shirley Porter

Dame Shirley Porter was born in 1930 to Sir Jack Edward Cohen and Sarah Fox. Jack Cohen founded the British retail supermarket chain Tesco, and […]

David C Bohnett

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

David Sainsbury

Discover the world where math, science and technology meet. The founder of Intel, Gordon Moore founded one of the world’s largest foundations and continues to innovate and contribute to technology.

David Suzuki

David Suzuki is a highly regarded environmental activist and academic. Find out more about Suzuki’s life and early career and read about his involvement in environmental activism.

Dr. Colin Greer

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

George Peabody

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

Gordon Moore

Discover the world where math, science and technology meet. The founder of Intel, Gordon Moore founded one of the world’s largest foundations and continues to innovate and contribute to technology.

Heather Reisman

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

Jim Pattison

Find out who Kenes (Kenges) Rakishev is and learn more about his philanthropic ventures as co-founder of the charitable organization the Saby Foundation. Read about his career and business interests.

Kenes (Kenges) Rakishev

Find out who Kenes (Kenges) Rakishev is and learn more about his philanthropic ventures as co-founder of the charitable organization the Saby Foundation. Read about his career and business interests.

Kenneth Cordele Griffin

The world's most active art collector, Kenneth C Griffin is also a philanthropist and entrepreneur based in Chicago.

Michael Rubens Bloomberg

Learn how Michael Bloomberg transformed a city before using his wealth to help transform the world.

Robert Edward “Ted” Turner

Find out who Kenes (Kenges) Rakishev is and learn more about his philanthropic ventures as co-founder of the charitable organization the Saby Foundation. Read about his career and business interests.

Timothy Hwang

Timothy Hwang, founder, and CEO of FiscalNote has been impacting the technology-driven, big-data based journalism industry for decades, with offices across the globe.

William Redington Hewlett

Meet William Redington (Bill) Hewlett, the co-founder of HP who established one of America's wealthiest foundations.
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