Event Roundup–Why CEOs Should Set Aside Equity for Social Impact (and why their investors should support them) with Pledge 1%

Business as a force for good is a top-of-mind topic. The last eighteen months have proven the power and the important role businesses have when it comes to tackling problems in our interconnected world. What it means to be a successful company has changed as leaders integrate ESG programs and other initiatives into their business [...]

2021-05-31T05:27:13-04:00May 31st, 2021|

Why We Took the Pledge, and Why You Should Join Us

Written by Julie Maples. Originally published on LinkedIn.com Today, FYRFLY Venture Partners officially joined Coach K’s Dream Team. No, Philipp Stauffer and I have not been drafted to play basketball for Duke. Rather, we are making a significant donation to the V Foundation for Cancer Research Endowment, which enables the organization to mobilize 100% of direct [...]

2021-03-26T16:29:05-04:00October 27th, 2020|

Giving Today for a Better Tomorrow

Written by Pledge 1% and Andy Fyfe, Manager of B Corp Growth and Activation for B Lab U.S. & Canada. Originally published on bthechange.com As a global community, we continue to face insurmountable challenges — from the pandemic to recent protests calling for racial justice to increased urgency surrounding climate change and more. This is [...]

2020-11-23T16:55:36-05:00October 13th, 2020|

Join the Global Movement for Good with Twilio, Zoom, Atlassian, and Okta

Written by Christina Franz. Originally published on twilio.com. Just as COVID-19 has accelerated digital engagement, the pandemic has accelerated our responsibility to help others as companies and individuals. From helping a neighbor who is sick, to calling someone who is lonely, to giving what we can toward social causes, the pandemic has highlighted the many [...]

2020-11-23T16:59:37-05:00September 30th, 2020|

Volunteer time off: giving employees a perk that gives back

Written by Sarah Goff-Dupont. Originally published on the Atlassian blog. If 1 in 10 companies shared a business practice in common, would you sit up and take note? If the number moved to 1 in 5,  would you think seriously about following suit? What about 1 in 4? That’s exactly the trajectory of one of [...]

2018-09-13T20:26:48-04:00September 13th, 2018|

4 tips for engaging with Pledge 1% companies

By Catherine Cheney. Originally published on devex. SAN FRANCISCO — On Thursday, software technology company Okta announced a grant to Fast Forward, an organization that invests in nonprofit technology entrepreneurs, as part of its commitment to the Pledge 1% movement. Launched in 2014, Pledge 1% aims to bring a culture of giving to technology companies by providing them [...]

2018-05-27T07:05:13-04:00May 27th, 2018|

Granting to China Made “Easy?”

Originally published by CAF America. The China Overseas NGO Management Law, officially the “Law of the People’s Republic of China on Administration of Activities of Overseas Nongovernmental Organizations in the Mainland of China” went into effect January 1, 2017. The law requires that foreign NGOs coordinate their efforts with the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and [...]

2018-02-18T21:03:40-05:00February 18th, 2018|

How Data Philanthropy is Bridging the Gap Between Tech and Social Good

By John Snow Labs. Although we have a huge amount of data, still we are not able to fully address the needs of underrepresented and underserved populations around the world. Issue that the United Nations have been trying to solve with their recent creation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the overall growth of the climate, people, and the [...]

2017-12-14T10:42:42-05:00December 14th, 2017|

9 Things About Salesforce that Small Business Owners Should Know

By Salesforce, originally published on Small Business Trends.   Salesforce serves businesses big and small today. But even as the company grows and its customers do, too, it hasn’t taken its eye off companies like yours. Here is a list of 10 things every small business should know about Salesforce to get a better understanding [...]

2017-11-05T10:29:44-05:00November 5th, 2017|
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