On May 30, 2017, Giving Pledge announced newcomers into the highly-respected charity program. DONG Fangjun and YOU Zhonghui, two GPL trainees in CGPI, promised to donate more than half of their assets to charity by signing into Giving Pledge, thus becoming new mainland China philanthropists in Giving Pledge after NIU Gensheng, Founder of Mengniu Group and LAO NIU Foundation.
SEATTLE – May 30, 2017 – Today the Giving Pledge announced the addition of 14 new individuals and couples to its growing list of signatories. The philanthropy effort continues to expand internationally with the addition of philanthropists from Australia, China, Cyprus, Monaco, Norway, Slovenia, Tanzania, as well as the United States.
Mr. Bill Gates met with all GPL students at the headquarters of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Gates Foundation). It's the first time for Mr. Bill Gates to receive GPL students, also the first time for him to meet with the collective students of China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI).