(source: Barclays Wealth, 2010 – via DocuTicker)
‘Global Giving: The Culture of Philanthropy’ measures the resources being invested into charity and causes by wealthy people across the world, using both money and time as gauges for the first time. Furthermore, the report also looks at some of the drivers behind these giving behaviours, identifying unique cultural factors that shape a country’s philanthropic style and motivate individuals to give to charity.
- First ever snapshot of global giving, using both money and time as indicators
- Almost a quarter (23%) of high net worth individuals globally say charity is a « top spending priority »
- US, Ireland, South Africa and India lead the way as countries that donate significant amounts of money and time to charitable causes