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Help shape the future of the Pledge 1% Community!

Hello, P1% Community! My name is Pen, and I recently joined Pledge 1% as the Senior Manager of Community Engagement. My background is in social impact consulting as well as corporate community engagement strategy for mission-first businesses. My role...

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Help shape the future of the Pledge 1% Community!

Hello, P1% Community! My name is Pen, and I recently joined Pledge 1% as the Senior Manager of Community Engagement. My background is in social impact consulting as well as corporate community engagement strategy for mission-first businesses. My role...

by Community Manager

Senior Manager, Community Engagement , Pledge 1%

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Expanding Pledge 1% in APAC via Start-up Hubs

Last week's APAC workshop on expanding Pledge 1% - leveraging keynote presentations at start-up hubs - was a successful first step. We already have 5 volunteers as keynote speakers/panellists (4 in Australia, 1 in India) and 2 start-up hubs based in ...

by Pro

Managing Director , Payments Consulting Network

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A giving journey

I recently spoke to APS client and Pledge 1% member @MangalaMartinus about his journey into structured giving, charity funding, volunteering, and leveraging his networks for good. Whilst talking about giving can sometimes feel uncomfortable, it's won...

Braze looking for a CSR Manager

Hi all - Braze just opened a role for a CSR Manager. Our Social Impact Department oversees Pledge 1% (equity pledge), Corporate Social Responsibility, and DEI. This role will have two core focuses – building out our product grant program and starting...

by Adventurer

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Expanding the Pledge 1% Network in APAC

Are you interested in getting involved in helping Pledge 1% expand in APAC? Then please join us for this interactive workshop on June 28th, at 2:00pm-3:00pm AEST. We’ll present one concept, focusing on mentoring and keynote talks by Pledge 1% members...

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Modernizing your Company's Giving - "Simple Starts"

Hi all, Happy Monday! I found this piece pretty succinct in terms of what companies should be looking at when considering or managing a giving program. Key topics include using a consistent equity lens, and engaging employees across generations. Simp...

by Community Manager

Vice President , Pledge 1%

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How To Install OpenMRS Easily? Welcome To EMRSCloud!

Hi everyone! As SolDevelo Foundation members, we would like to share a story of our Pledge 1% of Product. We have recently come up with a new service. It’s called EMRSCloud and its main goal is to enable more people to use OpenMRS, by hosting it in a...

by Adventurer

Copywriter , SolDevelo Social Impact Foundation

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Obamas, Carters, Clintons Chair Welcome.US for Refugee Support

Hi everyone, We are so excited to be launching our Humanitarian Relief Series soon! Our first speaker has shared this relatively new effort to support upskilling refugees around the world. A nice reflection on the initiative below, with a link you ca...

by Community Manager

Vice President , Pledge 1%

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NewRelic.org Announces our first Impact Fund!

This morning at our Customer Conference we launched our first Impact Fund - and we’re seeking your help to get the word out to nonprofits in your community. We’ll be granting $100,000 in this first round for digital transformation projects. Will you ...

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Senior Social Impact Program Manager , New Relic

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New Relic is looking for a Social Impact Program Manager!

The growing NewRelic.org team is looking for an awesome Social Impact Program Manager to help take our employee and community engagement programs to the next level. Do you love dreaming up new ways to support employee volunteerism & giving? Building ...

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Senior Social Impact Program Manager , New Relic

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Resolved! May: Mental Health Awareness Open Thread

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Since the pandemic, companies' roles have dramatically shifted in terms of employees' wellbeing. Not to mention that being an employee these days comes with its own unique mental health challenges over the past f...

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Content Writer , Pledge 1%

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Resolved! Philanthropy to support homelessness

At Australian Philanthropic Services, we regularly focus on a particular area that requires philanthropic funding. We've recently looked at homelessness on behalf of our clients, and I thought I'd share some resources with you. While addressing the h...

Remote Work Opportunities for Refugees in Limbo

Hi, I’m a new member here looking to connect with companies open to hiring refugees to carry out entry-level, remote work. I work for Salesforce and give back 1% of my time to Open Door Policy, a non-profit aimed to connect refugees in limbo with sus...

by Adventurer

Account Executive , Salesforce

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Eco-friendly Commutes

New Pledge 1% member company, Unagi scooters, partners with forward thinking companies like Google, Salesforce, Okta and All Birds to give employees an innovative employee benefit - an eco-friendly commuting solution via a monthly subscription to an ...

Calling ESG and Sustainability leaders in the innovation ecosystem - love your quick input

Hi Pledge 1% Members, hope this note finds you well! I’m reaching out with a request for your expertise and knowledge of the carbon emissions space. As I may have mentioned, we are currently working to better understand the current (or future) proble...

by Adventurer

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & ESG , Silicon Valley Bank

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Solidarity with Ukraine: Discussion

How can companies do good in light of recent events in the Ukraine? After discussing this question with a panel of experts over a webinar (recording + recap article to come!) I want to hear what YOU think. How is your company thinking about this cris...

by Community Manager

Content Writer , Pledge 1%

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How can funders help with long term survival of charities?

This article was published on Pro Bono Australia this week discussing results from a report by the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) and Social Ventures Australia that found the prevailing funding model for not for profits is failing to cover indirect o...

by Pro

Governance & Grants Manager , Atlassian

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Virtual Volunteering

As we enter a new era of work, social impact leaders are being challenged to identify ways to engage their teams via virtual volunteer activities that still facilitate connection and impact. In this Virtual Volunteering Playbook, we’ve gathered insights, best practices, creative ideas, and outside-the-box examples from our Pledge 1% Builders and Members who have expanded and redefined what “volunteerism” means at their companies.

Playbooks are a Pledge 1% Member resource. Not a Member yet? Take the Pledge today for full access to the Pledge 1% tools & resources.