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Giving Back to the Community: Addteq's Story

Addteq was proud to take the pledge a year ago. Since then, Addteq has founded the Iris Foundation. The Iris Foundation was created in an attempt to build philanthropy awareness within the IT industry...


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 othe...


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 muc...


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 even...


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...


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 r...


#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 r...


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 Po...


The Salesforce Do-Good Legacy

By Heather Glancy. Originally published in Fortune. When I perused Fortune’s latest “Change the World” ranking of companies tackling major societal problems over the weekend, I was dismayed to see how...


New Leaders for Sempervirens Fund and Pledge 1%

By Anais Stickland. Originally published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Pledge 1% Amy Lesnick, founder and managing partner at Crowdkick Strategies, a consultancy, and former head of social innovat...

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