Obama to Meet With Gates, Buffett Today to Discuss Philanthropy

President Barack Obama will meet with Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Warren Buffett and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates at the White House today to discuss how private philanthropy can be channeled toward national challenges.

Gates will be joined by his wife, Melinda, as they update the president on their efforts to persuade rich Americans to give a majority of their wealth to charity, according to the White House.

To contact the reporter on this story: Hans Nichols in Austin, Texas, at hnichols2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mark Silva at msilva34@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.