World becomes less generous amid ‘double dip’ in giving – says new World Giving Index. The world became a less generous place last year – according to a new report. And, in a previously unrevealed trend, giving worldwide appears to be mirroring global economic patterns. The sharp decline in global generosity in 2011 has led to what is being termed as a ‘double dip’ in giving. The findings are revealed today by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) in its annual World Giving Index, which is the most comprehensive report on charitable behaviour in the world.Download and read the full report here.