Corporate philanthropy programme helps companies donate 1%

By Melanie May.  Originally published on UK Fundraising. A corporate philanthropy movement which assists companies in donating 1% of their product, equity, profit, or employee time to help communities around the world, launched in the UK this month. Pledge 1% is spearheaded by Atlassian, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Rally for Impact, Salesforce.org and Tides and aims to help [...]

February 25th, 2016|

Pledge 1% movement arrives in UK

Originally published on City Philanthropy. The American movement for businesses to Pledge 1% of their equity, product and employee time for community benefit has arrived in the UK. Building a movement of corporate philanthropy the Pledge 1% campaign is dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business and integrating philanthropy into business [...]

February 23rd, 2016|

Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Benefit Us All?

By Miguel Milano, President of Salesforce in EMEA.  Originally published on The Huffington Post. The over-arching theme of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting at Davos this year was the Fourth Industrial Revolution. According to Professor Klaus Schwab - founder and Chief Executive of the WEF - we’re on the cusp of this revolution, where technology will have [...]

February 23rd, 2016|

Pledge 1% Launches in the UK!

Originally published on the Salesforce blog. Yesterday, Pledge 1% launched in the UK. The event, hosted at St James’s Palace by The Duke of York welcomed 150+ professionals and businesses passionate about corporate philanthropy and keen to make giving-back a core part of their company culture. “By participating in Pledge 1%, you will be acting as an accelerant for a number of [...]

February 5th, 2016|