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Chuck Feeney has achieved his lifetime ambition: giving away his $8bn fortune while he is still around to see the impact it has made.
Oeschsli said Feeney would not criticise other people for not giving more “But he would be dumbfounded – what is all that wealth about if you’re not going to do good with it?”.
Feeney’s generosity spurred Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to establish the Giving Pledge, under which the world’s richest people commit to giving away at least half their wealth to charity.