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How are you selecting nonprofits to support?

One question I hear often is: How do we vet the nonprofits to support? So I'm curious to hear from members within Pledge 1% network - how has your organization vetted/selected your supported nonprofit organizations? Do you work with any third party o...

The 17 goals

I'm curious since I'm always learning more and more about the SDGs from the rest of the P1 team and our events, I wanted to throw this out to the broader community to see what resonates with you all! What SDG are you most interested in (personally an...

by Pledge 1% Team

Business Analyst , Pledge 1%

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CECP 2021 Giving in Numbers Report Released Today

Report is a benchmarking on corporate social investments, looking across 200+ of the largest global corporations. I find it to be an interesting lens into broader trends in corporate philanthropy (albeit, really focused on very large companies).

by Adventurer

Foundation Director , Atlassian

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ESG Business Integration and Commitments

So great to see everyone on the Employee Engagement 2.0 discussion today, nice job to all the panelists! I especially loved the notion around how CSR and Social Impact are now so much broader in scope, including and specifically ESG integration into ...

by Adventurer

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & ESG , Silicon Valley Bank

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Where does Social Impact fit in your organization?

Social Impact. Social Justice. Corporate Responsibility. Sustainable Impact. CSR. Volunteering. VTO. Where does this initiative belong in the org chart/organizationally with your company? Do the drivers of it sit within the larger Operations? HR? Mar...

by Collaborator

, Candoris

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Resolved! What are the best forms of partnerships you can have with other SAAS Companies to help others?

Hey Everyone, I see we all are doing a lot in our personal capacity to help and give back to the community. However, what could be activities or partnerships that individuals or companies here at Pledge 1% can do together in terms of providing their ...

by Path Finder

CEO & Co-founder at "Social Champ" , Social Champ

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Teach for All Global Conference on now

The Teach for All Global Conference is live on Zoom now (sessions are running live until October 30), and it's free to drop in. You just need to register here. The Atlassian Foundation has supported Teach for All's work for a number of years. We appr...

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by Ambassador

Atlassian Foundation Director , Atlassian

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What's the one thing you wish you had known?

Welcome! We're all very excited to discover helpful tidbits from leaders who’ve created, operationalized, scaled, andpivoted their own impact models and initiatives. To start the conversation, I thought I'd ask: What do you wish you would have known ...

by Pledge 1% Alumni

, Pledge 1%

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How Do You Showcase Giving Back?

Is your for-profit driven to give back and positively affect those in need around the globe and at home? What is the driving mission behind your business? How do you showcase your giving back to others? What examples of corporate philanthropy inspire...

by Collaborator

, Candoris

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What’s your circular economy?

The value of a company's goods and services is relative to the waste it generates. Sustainability and happiness are not at the expense of profit but a means to it. What are examples of members to move away from Extract-Use-Dispose to enable the mater...

by Discoverer

Agile Coach, Consultant, Author , Get Agile

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Hispanic Heritage Month

There seem to be very few resources that I can find access to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month ( . As a minority owned business, we would like to encourage other under-represented voices to be entrepreneurs. An...

by Adventurer

, HandsOn Connect Cloud Solutions

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Question about Volunteer programs!

Hi everyone, I was wondering if any one had been successful in launching a new PTO-based, employee volunteerism program over the summer? Is it harder with everyone prioritizing most of their time off for vacations? Should we wait until the fall?Thank...

by Community Manager

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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.