The average Chinese person now accounts for more carbon emissions annually than the average European
The latest Ferrari glitch may or may not be a flaw, depending on how often you plan to use your $234,000 sports car in kidnappings
NASA's decision to hire both Boeing and SpaceX to design and build new space shuttles illustrates a debate in government contracting as to how many suppliers is best
The photo agency is increasingly making its work available to customers without a licensing fee, with the plan to develop a business model at some point in the future
The popular premixed funds are supposed to get more conservative as retirement gets closer. What “conservative” means is open to interpretation
Airbus has reduced the width of a bathroom on the new A320s to restore space in the food-preparation area
Has anyone enjoyed being a CEO more than Oracle's sort-of outgoing Larry Ellison?
Business students at Wharton reveled in a ritual gathering of MBAs where people leave their personal brand at the door
Evan Thornley, Australian multimillionaire and co-founder of online advertising company LookSmart, has since apologized
Nike founder and chairman
2004-08 Giving* $314 million
New to list In October, Knight, a co-founder of Nike, and his wife, Penny, pledged $100 million to the Oregon Health & Science University Foundation for the university’s cancer institute. Last year, Knight gave $100 million to his alma mater's athletic department, the University of Oregon, primarily to fund the construction of a basketball arena. In 2006 he gave $105 million to Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
For more, visit the Philip Knight Philanthropy topic on Business Exchange.
*Based on public records and interviews with donors
Data: BusinessWeek, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University