Pledge 1% Member Simplus Ditches the Swag & Gives Back at Dreamforce

September 30, 2016. With Dreamforce just around around the corner, we are proud to see Pledge 1% member Simplus leading by example and making giving back a core part of their booth activation. This will be Simplus' first year having a booth at Dreamforce, and they are making a big splash with their #SimplusGives campaign. [...]

2017-05-20T11:09:23-04:00September 30th, 2016|

Accomplice pledges 1% of carry to local non-profits at Pledge 1% Boston kick-off event

Last night, September 28, Pledge 1% partnered with The Boston Foundation to launch Pledge 1% Boston, a pilot regional model for the movement. The event started with resounding enthusiasm as Accomplice founder Jeff Fagnan took the stage and announced that Accomplice will pledge 1% of their carry in perpetuity to two local nonprofits InnerCity Weightlifting [...]

2017-05-20T11:09:23-04:00September 29th, 2016|

Pledge 1% at Dreamforce: Your Guide to Sessions Focused on the Global Movement of Giving Back

Sep 26, 2016 By Naomi Morenzoni,   At Dreamforce this year, you won’t be able to go far without seeing or hearing about Pledge 1%.  Inspired by Salesforce’s 1-1-1 Model, Pledge 1%encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, product and employee time for their communities. Earlier this month, Pledge 1% [...]

2017-05-20T11:09:23-04:00September 26th, 2016|

Grand Central Tech is Proud to Partner with Pledge 1%

By Grand Central Tech on September 22, 2016, originally published on their website in News When Grand Central Tech started in 2014, we did so with the goal of creating a single point of density of the best technology companies in NYC. And with that goal came a twofold mission: First, to provide GCT companies [...]

2017-05-20T11:09:23-04:00September 22nd, 2016|

Accel Partners kicks-off #PledgeItForward by hosting a dinner & conversation with Pledge 1% Co-founder Scott Farquhar

by Amy Lesnick, Chief Executive, Pledge 1%   On Tuesday September 13, we celebrated reaching 1,000 members by kicking off a new campaign, #PledgeItForward, which asks YOU--our amazing Pledge 1% community--to invite others to join the movement. The day started with an on-stage announcement at TechCrunch Disrupt from Marc Benioff, CEO of, and concluded with [...]

2017-05-20T11:09:23-04:00September 15th, 2016|

Celebrating 1,000 Pledges!

September 13, 2016, By Amy Lesnick, Chief Executive, Pledge 1% In December 2014, we launched Pledge 1% in order to start a philanthropic movement, encouraging companies around the world to use their resources to give back to their communities. Today, we are excited to announce an exciting milestone—1,000 companies in 30 countries have joined Pledge [...]

2016-09-13T06:44:30-04:00September 13th, 2016|

#PledgeItForward and Get a FREE Campaign T-shirt!

To celebrate reaching 1,000 members and to help kick-off the campaign, we are offering YOU - our amazing Pledge 1% community - an additional BONUS PERK from now through September 27. Any person that recruits a new pledge in these next two weeks will receive a free #PledgeItForward t-shirt. Pretty cool, right? Let's get out [...]

2017-05-20T11:09:23-04:00September 12th, 2016|

3 Quick (and easy!) Steps to #PledgeItForward

It's easy to #PledgeItForward!  Just follow the 3 steps below or refer to our toolkits page to access more logos, graphics and materials to help you encourage others to pledge 1%. Step 1: Identify a Potential Pledge Founders and companies—big and small—are welcome to join our community!  Here are some ideas for people you can ask: [...]

2016-09-12T09:05:36-04:00September 12th, 2016|
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