How the Salesforce Foundation & Room to Read Work Together to Support Communities in Cambodia, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, is one of Pledge 1%'s founding partners.  Over the years, their 1% commitment to charity has grown and they have been--and continue to be--a key partner for Room to Read. Since its earliest days, Room to Read has been able to leverage Salesforce’s technology, people, and resources to help them [...]

November 29th, 2016|

Kahuso Celebrates the Upside by Pledging 1% to the Upside Foundation

Watch this video to hear why Michael Carter, co-founder at Kahuso, decided to Pledge 1%.

November 29th, 2016|

Comalatech’s Annual Tradition: Giving Back to the Community

The holiday season brings with it the season of giving, and at Comalatech that means fondly remembering the opportunities we've had to give back to our communities. We are ardent believers that our success as a team comes with an obligation to return some of that good fortune to the places we call home. We [...]

November 29th, 2016|

A short interview with ThinkTilt about why they pledged 5%

ThinkTilt is a new venture founded by three colleagues committed to making a difference in their communities. Their product ProForma is an add-on for Atlassian's JIRA project management tool, which allows any team in an organisation to use JIRA to handle common business processes. Read our interview below with CEO of ThinkTilt, Simon Herd, about [...]

November 29th, 2016|

With Great Growth Comes Responsibility

By Jessie VanderVeen, CMO, Tempo Tempo has been a partner of Room to Read for more than six years now as part of our corporate culture of community service and philanthropic leadership to empower others within the global community. To date, we have donated more than $75,000 to Room to Read through Tempo’s Starter License Program–$100 [...]

November 29th, 2016|

How Pledge1 has Helped RefinedWiki Bring Effective Altruism into Focus

Joining Pledge1 has helped us to engage our employees and be more transparent in the way we give to charity - Co-founder Jimmy Lundström We want to create a workplace people are proud to work at - CEO and Co-founder Emil Sjödin At RefinedWiki we aim to instil 'effective altruism' into our company culture, and [...]

November 29th, 2016|

Teaming up for computer science education in Sydney

By an Atlassian volunteer. I have a son and a daughter attending public school in Sydney. As an Aussie transplant having grown up in Czechoslovakia, when I moved to Australia, I wanted to learn as much about the Australian education system as I could to try and understand how it is preparing my kids for life in [...]

November 29th, 2016|

Pledge 1% and SRS Acquiom team up to launch EscrowUP, an effortless way for the M&A community to give back

Pledge 1% is proud to partner with SRS Acquiom, an M&A service provider, to launch EscrowUP, a new program that creates an effortless way for the broader M&A community to give back.  It's mission: to provide a pathway for those involved in M&A to come together and significantly boost a diverse and talented pool of [...]

November 15th, 2016|

Pledge 1% and Founders Pledge Work Together to Inspire Greater Giving

Pledge 1%, the organization that challenges companies to give 1% of profit, product, equity, or time, and Founders Pledge, which invites founders to pledge 2% of their personal proceeds to charity upon exit, are proud to partner to cultivate a community of like-minded leaders and to give founders around the world an easy way to [...]

November 8th, 2016|

The Salesforce Incubator #PledgesItForward

Last Thursday, the newly launched Salesforce Incubator invited member companies to come together in person to talk about how they are building Pledge 1% into the DNA of their business. During the event, 3 new companies and 3 Ambassadors joined Pledge 1%.  But what was even more exciting was to hear leaders like Chuck Liddell of Kapuhonu speak [...]

November 2nd, 2016|