Pledge 1% Program Launched to Celebrate, Foster and Inspire Early Stage Corporate Philanthropy

Originally published on CSR Wire. BOULDER, CO, Dec. 02 /CSRwire/ - #GivingTuesday — Atlassian, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado and the Salesforce Foundation today announced the Pledge 1% program, setting a target of securing 500 pledges by #GivingTuesday 2015, December 1, 2015. The program is the result of corporate social responsibility leaders coming together to encourage [...]

December 2nd, 2014|

Salesforce Foundation and partners want startups to pledge 1% of equity to philanthropy

By Chris Rauber.  Originally published on San Francisco Business Times. The Salesforce Foundation is hoping to inspire 500 startups to pledge 1 percent of their company's equity, 1 percent of the founder's personal equity and 1 percent of their product and employees' time within the next year. The Salesforce Foundation pioneered the Pledge 1% program 15 [...]

December 2nd, 2014|

Salesforce and Atlassian team up to help startups give back

By Matt Weinberger.  Originally published on Computer World. Cloud CRM provider Salesforce has long distinguished itself from other Silicon Valley heavyweights by refusing to move its corporate headquarters and offices from San Francisco itself, even as titans like Google, Facebook and Yahoo sprawl their offices all over the East Bay and the Peninsula that sits to [...]

December 2nd, 2014|

Corporate-Giving Effort Aims to Expand Giving Tuesday

By Tom Held. Originally published on The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Organizers of the "1-1-1" model for corporate giving hope to use Giving Tuesday to dramatically expand the effort. The goal of the 1% Program, launched on Tuesday, is to recruit 500 companies to pledge 1 percent of their equity, 1 percent of their employees’ time, and [...]

December 1st, 2014|