Women Who Lead: Karen Lawson, CEO of Slingshot

March 1st, 2017|

This profile is published as part of Pledge 1%'s Women Who Lead series, which celebrates women in the Pledge 1% community who are creating change within their workplace and communities. Karen Lawson is the CEO [...]

Tech.Co Takes the Pledge and Teams Up with Pledge 1% at SXSW Startup Night

February 27th, 2017|

Originally published on Tech.Co. Charitable giving has become an integral part of the business world in recent years.  With over two thirds of millennials preferring to work for a company that gives back, and the [...]

Why Salesforce Has A Chief Philanthropy Officer

February 22nd, 2017|

By Ben Paynter. Originally published in Fast Company. Over the past two years, Silicon Valley unicorns Atlassian, Box, Pure Storage, and Twillio all went public, earning billion dollar valuations. At the same time—and while less profitable—each [...]

Amplifinity Partners with Playworks in Pledge 1%

February 20th, 2017|

Read the original release here. Amplifinity, a leader in referral program software, announced today the details of their partnership with Playworks – a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating safe and healthy play in schools. As [...]

Pledge 1% is recognized on Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2017

February 13th, 2017|

February 13, 2017. Pledge 1% has been recognized as one of Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in 2017.  In addition to this honor, Pledge 1% has also been listed as one of the top [...]

Why Pledge 1% Is One Of The Most Innovative Companies Of 2017

February 13th, 2017|

Originally published on Fast Company. Amy Lesnick is looking for the next Uber—to commit 1% of its equity, product, profit, or time to charity. As the CEO of the nonprofit Pledge 1%, Lesnick thinks like an [...]