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Peter Buffett discusses a global desire for a more fair, just world Add to ...

Peter Buffet, son of Warren Buffett, talks about how philanthropy and the Occupy movement must both demand change from a system responsible for the very problems they're trying to solve.

In 2006, the elder Buffett gave Peter $1-billion earmarked for charity. Since then, Peter has focused his giving on women and girls in developing nations through the NoVo Foundation.

The Globe and Mail is taking an in-depth look at the state of charitable giving. As part of the series, we've interviewed prominent philanthropists about their causes and their perspective on charitable giving.