12-14-2022 08:14 AM
Hi Community, I shared with one of our fellow portfolio companies how our company (Force Management) has taken the 1% pledge. They are currently considering taking the 1% for the Planet pledge, but are curious about taking the Pledge 1%. Are there any companies who have taken both the Pledge 1% and 1% for the Planet? If so, we're curious as to why you did both.
12-14-2022 03:46 PM
Hey there! I just wanted to chime in and say that Pledge 1% isn't exclusive. If a company wants to take a 1% for the Planet pledge, become a BCorp or more, that's all great news! Many of our members are part of multiple giving back efforts. The more good we can all do, the better.
12-19-2022 08:56 AM
Hi Lindsey, thank you for the feedback. That was the immediate feedback I shared with our fellow portfolio company, so I appreciate you validating what I initially thought.
01-04-2023 09:40 AM
I have gone through the process but decided to step back. I find it very weak on triage and on their own operations, most fee goes to their company rather than actual impact
01-05-2023 06:39 AM
Thank you for this input. This is helpful!
01-05-2023 07:08 AM
Of course, pleasure C
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01-30-2023 06:58 AM
I do both and donate 1% of revenue to 1% for the planet and 1% of time (volunteering) and 1% of product (pro bono consulting) to Pledge 1%. I am also a certified B Corp. So yes, the more, the merrier!
01-30-2023 07:34 AM - edited 01-30-2023 07:35 AM
Thats fab! did you know that the money given to 1% for the planet is for them to run (operations, promotion etc) rather than impact results for example to protect land?
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