Forbes magazine earlier this year launched its 2013 list of the richest people universal. Although the list of the rich world are often published by Forbes magazine, this edition still interesting to observe. The position of the richest people in the world are still occupied by Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico an entrepreneur and the main leader and CEO of telecommunications company Telefonos de Mexico and America Movil. This year, his wealth reached 73 billion U.S. dollars.
The second rank is occupied by Bill Gates (Microsoft-USA) with a fortune of 67 billion U.S. dollars. The third rank is occupied by Amancia Ortega (ZARA-Spanish) with a net worth of 57 billion U.S. dollars. The fourth position is occupied by Warren Buffet (Investor-USA) with a massive wealth of 53.5 billion U.S. dollars. While the names are ranked fifth Larry Ellison (Oracle-USA) with a net worth of 43 billion U.S. dollars.
In Indonesia the first list appears the name R. Budi Hartono owners of BCA and Djarum who occupy the position of the world’s 131 richest people with wealth reaches 6.5 billion U.S. dollars. In the second place there is the name of Michael Hartono occupying 138 rank the world with a fortune of 6.3 billion U.S. dollars. In third place is occupied by the Sri Lohia Pakash of Indorama which ranks the world with a fortune of 395 billion U.S. dollars 4.3. Fourth place is occupied by Chairul Tanjung (CT Corp) were also ranked as the world with a fortune of 395 billion U.S. dollars 4.3. In fifth place name appears Sukanto Tanoto (Asian Agri) which ranks the world’s 503 with a net worth of 2.8 billion U.S. dollars.
It is interesting to observe that many of the people on the list of the richest people of this world who is known as a generous person. They set aside a portion of his wealth to a variety of social activities, public services and community empowerment. Call it like Carlos Slim Helu is known as a philanthropist who helped a lot of social activities. Bill Gates is famous for setting aside part of his fortune through activities Gates & Melinda Foundation. Warren Buffet also has long been known as a generous person because aside half of his wealth to charity. In 2012 and Warren Buffett donates wealth of 3.084 billion U.S. dollars (equivalent to 29 trillion rupiahs) to social charities.
Marc Zuckerberg (28 years old) Facebook Founder is known as number 36 richest man in America has donated 18 million Facebook shares worth 500 million dollars in Sillicon Valley Foundation to help poor families pay for teacher training and other educational activities. From Indonesia and Chairul and Tanoto also known as the entrepreneur who has a concern with establishing the foundation for social activities.
If rich people have a caring spirit is high then life would be wonderful. People who are rich treasures and rich in heart will be a star whose light illuminates the world participated. The rich are indeed a special man to share God’s mandate entrusted to him so as to create a balanced and harmonious life
It is true what they say William Soeryadjaya founder of Astra International as it reaches his glory once stated: “Coincidence is God’s time to trust our family to manage a portion of His property. If God wants to take now can. So while we are given His chance to share, share it to as many people as possible. “