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Cleaning Up Stuttgart’s Forest Trails

By Laura Anderson, originally published on the K15t Sotfware blog. Trash belongs in garbage bins – a statement we probably all agree on. Sadly, beautiful places, such as forest trails, meant for every...


Pledge 1% Boston Member Spotlight: Door of Clubs

By Dan McConvey, Development and Partnerships Associate, The Boston Foundation. Originally shared on The Boston Foundation’s blog. Pranam Lipinski was born and raised in the Berkshires of Western Mass...


3 Reasons Every Business Should Prioritize Giving Back

By Anna Hendry, originally posted on Inside the Salesforce Ecosystem. “The business of business is improving the state of the world.” These words from CEO Marc Benioff serve as the guiding principle f...


Five Organizations Who Are Redefining Philanthropy

By Robert Reiss. Originally published on We recently entered the 4th phase of the corporation. First, in the 1920s Alfred Sloan created the concept of the corporation with General Motors; ...


Data Philanthropy – How John Snow Labs Pledges 1%

An interview with Ida Lucente of John Snow Labs. Data is a commodity. The data collected by pharmaceutical companies from drug testing, retailers from shoppers, telephone carriers from mobile devices ...


So We Pledged 1%. Now What?

By Sean Dukes, Owner and CEO of Learnsmarter. Originally published on Medium. The first time I heard about 1:1:1, the Salesforce philanthropy model, was at Dreamforce Europe 2008. Back then, Salesforc...


M&A Firm Looks to Bake Charity Into Corporate Mergers

By Rebecca Koening. Originally published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. With charitable set-asides becoming standard elements of initial public offerings in the tech sector, one company that provid...


Salesforce’s Marc Benioff On The Power Of Values

Originally published by Robert Safian on Fast Company. Fast Company‘s latest cover story explores the various ways values and social responsibility are having an impact at companies such as Facebook, ...


Pledge 1% Boston Member Spotlight: Cuseum

Originally published by Tim Smith, Director of Innovation Partnerships and Pledge 1% Boston on the Boston Foundation blog. Brendan Ciecko is the founder of Cuseum, and a proud early member of Pledge 1...


Are you proud of your company?

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff, left, alongside Ivanka Trump and German chancellor Angela Merkel, met with the president to discuss workforce development and gender equality. “I made my point,” the CEO say...


Introducing the all new Yoobi Backpack Bundle

Originally published by Julia Frers-Karno, March 28, 2017 on the Yoobi for Business blog. School Supply drives are growing more and more popular each year, they are such an incredible way to support k...


Women Who Lead: Kriss Deiglmeier, CEO, Tides

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. Kriss Deiglmei...


Women Who Lead: Charlotte Creech, CEO, Patriot Boot Camp

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. Charlotte Cree...

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