Bill Gates

Gates Foundation honours Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Bono and others in Goalkeepers Awards
Awards recognise contributions of people working in their communities and around the world to advance progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goals
September 20, 2023, 5:30 PM
How the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hopes to turn the tide on maternal mortality
Progress in reducing maternal deaths has stalled since 2016
September 12, 2023, 4:01 AM
Bill Gates tells leaders to use Cop28 for faster path to net zero
Microsoft co-founder shared his hoped outcome from the Cop28 summit in Dubai
July 26, 2023, 9:31 PM
President Sheikh Mohamed and Bill Gates discuss Cop28 and climate change
They also spoke about the potential to enhance collaboration and initiatives to combat global epidemic diseases
June 30, 2023, 4:20 AM
Oracle's Larry Ellison richer than Bill Gates as company reports higher profit
Microsoft founder pushed down to fifth on Bloomberg Billionaire Index
June 13, 2023, 1:24 PM
Bill Gates: Cop28 needs oil and gas at the table
Tech pioneer and philanthropist addressed the Climate Tech conference in Abu Dhabi by video
May 10, 2023, 1:59 PM
Bernard Arnault crowned the world's richest person in 2023
The combined net worth of the world's wealthiest people slipped to $12.2 trillion amid stock market volatility and rising interest rates, Forbes says
April 05, 2023, 11:12 AM
Elon Musk reclaims title as world's richest person
Bloomberg Billionaires Index places Tesla co-founder at top of rich list after gains in the electric car maker's stock price
February 28, 2023, 1:32 AM
Green start-ups will help meet net-zero targets, Sunak says during Bill Gates visit
Prime Minister wants more innovation in UK economy to help spark growth
February 15, 2023, 9:38 PM
Bill Gates attends Australian Open semi-final in Melbourne - in pictures
Elena Rybakina crushes Victoria Azarenka to make women's final
January 26, 2023, 10:51 AM
Bill Gates fund invests in start-up tackling cow burps in climate fight
Seaweed dietary supplement aims to reduce methane emissions from livestock
January 24, 2023, 7:32 AM
Who ended 2022 as the richest person in the world?
Elon Musk lost the crown to Bernard Arnault after Tesla shares plummeted 69% this year
December 29, 2022, 5:30 AM
Bill Gates shares his Wordle strategy at Abu Dhabi event
Billionaire philanthropist and Harvard dropout says getting the vowels in place first is his top tip
Arts & Culture
December 12, 2022, 4:53 AM
Ukraine war hinders polio vaccine efforts, Bill Gates tells Abu Dhabi forum
Philanthropist says some donors are cutting financial aid for fighting diseases
December 11, 2022, 3:45 PM
Bill Gates thanks President Sheikh Mohamed for helping reduce polio by 99.9%
Both Sheikh Mohamed and Mr Gates have been strong supporters of eradicating the disease worldwide
October 26, 2022, 5:38 PM
Gates Foundation announces $1.27bn commitment to curbing world suffering
Global leaders meet to highlight urgency of achieving a more equitable world by 2030
September 21, 2022, 10:36 PM
Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth has plummeted $71 billion in 2022
Meta shares have dragged the billionaire’s personal fortune down to $54.6bn after disappointing second-quarter results and the company's first revenue decline
September 21, 2022, 8:20 AM
Gautam Adani overtakes Jeff Bezos as world's second-richest person
The Indian tycoon has a net worth of $149.9bn and now trails only Tesla chief executive Elon Musk
September 16, 2022, 6:05 PM
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to increase annual payout to $9bn by 2026
Philanthropist businessman Bill Gates plans to transfer $20bn to foundation’s endowment this month
July 13, 2022, 6:03 PM
Dozens of Jeffrey Epstein victims compensated from special fund
After repeated delays, $125m allocated for sexual assault victims provides some closure
June 28, 2022, 9:45 PM