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Tackling Climate Justice with Dr. Elizabeth Cripps

Facing climate change can feel overwhelming, especially when it’s connected to so many other social justice issues. That’s why we brought Amanda Lenghan, Head of Social Impact at Cruise, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle company, to discuss climate...

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Philanthropy Tech Platforms

Question: How do I pick the right platform to use for my corporate philanthropy? 樂 The success of your corporate philanthropy largely depends on how you manage your workplace giving process. Social impact software, grant management solutions, and vol...

What is WePledge?

What is WePledge 1% Created and run byTwilio , WePledge 1% is a volunteer impact and giving program in which employees pledge to give 1 percent of their own time, income, or equity (or a combo) to causes that resonate with them. The program makes emp...

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Case Study: Upwork's Shift to Remote Culture [Video]

As an online work marketplace that connects freelancers to employers around the world, Upwork has a unique perspective on how to manages remote workers. But how did the company manage its own internal team of 550+ as they shifted full-time to remote ...

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Case Study: Atlassian's Scott Farquhar [Video]

Watch one of our biggest supporters, Atlassian CEO Scott Farquhar, share why he started the pledge and the impact that it's had on his business. Check out more videos on our Events page. You can also learn more about each pledge type or equity specif...

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Pledge Type Overview [Video]

Want to help nonprofits? Your business has more assets than you might think. At Pledge 1%, we break down donations into four pledge types: Employee time Product Profit Equity Some companies choose to donate 1% of a single pledge type, while others ma...

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Case Study: Cruise for Good [Video]

Cruise is working to build the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles that safely connect people with the places, things, and experiences they care about. In May Cruise announced they are joining the Pledge 1% Movement and launching Cruise for G...

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Time Donation 101: How to Start a Volunteer Program

Employee volunteer programs are a great way to incorporate giving back into your company's DNA. For a full guide with case studies, we recommend downloading the Pledge 1% Time Donation Playbook. [Note: This playbook is only available to Pledge 1% mem...

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Representation and Pay Equity [Video]

The average amount of money earned by women throughout a 40-year career is $850,000 less than that of white men. This does not take into account compound interest potential, nor does it account for further gaps based on racial identity that can push ...

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Employee Wellbeing During the Pandemic [Video]

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, mental health has emerged as a “shadow pandemic” in itself, a looming crisis that will have a longtail impact on employees and families for years to come. Listen in to the session below as we explore how to supp...

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How to Pick a Nonprofit or a Cause to Support

Question How do I pick a nonprofit or cause? Answer The important thing here is that your nonprofit is aligned with who you are as a company. If you are just starting a social impact program at your company, check out our Getting Started playbook. [N...

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Virtual Volunteering 101

Question How can my employees and I donate time when we can't all be together in person? What are fully remote companies doing to volunteer? Answer While it may seem overwhelming at first, working remotely actually expands the way that teams can volu...

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Pledge 1% Builders: Propelling the movement forward

The Pledge 1% Builders Program is an invitation only community of leading companies that help to propel the Pledge 1% movement forward. With a mission to inspire, educate, & empower every entrepreneur, company, and employee to leverage their own uniq...

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by Community Manager

Community Specialist , Pledge 1%

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Equity Donation 101: How to Donate Equity

Equity Donation 101: How to Donate Equity   An equity donation solidifies your company’s commitment to social impact in a lasting way by helping you generate funds to support grant making for years to come. For a deeper dive, check out our CEO Equity...

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Vaccine Development Is Only Half The Hurdle

Listen in as Stop the Spread and physician health equity experts from the Harvard Medical School and Yolo County Health Council in conversation about the challenges of vaccine distribution and adoption and how you can help. This event was part of Ple...

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