Pledge: “I strongly believe that those of us who are privileged to have wealth should contribute significantly to try and create a better world for the millions who are far less privileged. I will continue to act on this belief,” Premji wrote in his pledge letter.
Charities: The Azim Premji Foundation’s mission is improving education in India.
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Pledger: Ray Dalio, founder, Bridgewater Associates
Estimated net worth: Around $15 billion
Pledge: “We planned to give most of our money to those it will most help,” Ray and Barbara Dalio wrote in their pledge letter.
Charities: The Dalio Foundation supports wide-ranging causes, including transcendental meditation, mind-body wellness, the environment, education and disaster relief.