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⚡️Call for proposals!⚡️

Welcome to 2023! As we gear up for a year full of engaging virtual events and new digital resources, we want to tap into our community of brilliant leaders to elevate timely and relevant topics that would be beneficial to share with our larger member...

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Equity Donation for Early-Stage Startups

Question I’m an early-stage startup, but I want to take the equity pledge now. How do I pledge equity from day 1? Answer I always love this question — pledging equity early is one of the best ways to incorporate the idea of giving back into the found...

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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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