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12 Days of Tips - Day 6: Maximize year-end giving

My social impact tip is to consider ways to maximize year-end giving among your teams by doing a push on employee matching before the end of the year and make the process as seamless as possible: Add a donate button on your website that links to nonp...

by Pledge 1% Team

Social Impact Partnerships Manager, Pledge 1%

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Connecting & Collaborating on Funding

I'm curious if Pledge 1% Members have interest in connecting with other member companies that are funding the same issue areas as you? Have any thought of that as an approach to amplify your profit or equity pledges?

APAC "Hot Topics" - what questions do you want answered?

I've been catching up with a bunch of our Pledge 1% members in APAC, and pondering ... what could we do together? So I want to ask you all - especially those on the APAC timezone - what kind of 'hot topics' would you like to discuss or have a present...

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by Ambassador

Atlassian Foundation Director, Atlassian

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Volunteering and the Holidays

What volunteering opportunities is your organization exploring for employees to engage in over the holidays? Are you scheduling virtual or in-person activities? If virtual, how are making these impactful and engaging? Don't forget to check out the Vi...

by Pledge 1% Alumni

Pledge 1%

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Strategy or Framework for volunteering

The Pledge 1% movement is growing and we have new members getting started everyday with their pledge programs. Given that this community helps promote best practice sharing, I'm curious if anyone has examples of your volunteer strategy you can share ...

by Pledge 1% Team

Head of Strategy & Partnerships, Pledge 1%

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Resolved! 1% Profit Question

For those that do a 1% profit, do you select your NPO or do you take suggestions from your clients (assuming they know that you give). I am a small company (1 employee...me!) and would love the ability to take suggestions but don't know how much feed...

by Adventurer

Partner/SaaS Admin, Thin Line Consulting

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Measuring volunteer impact

Hello Pledge 1% Community! I'm curious how the Pledge 1% network measures the impact of their volunteer teams. Does anyone have any frameworks, volunteer assessments, general insights, etc. that you would be willing to share?

by Pledge 1% Team

Head of Strategy & Partnerships, Pledge 1%

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Statistics needed!

In a couple of the recent Pledge 1% webinars, they have mentioned amazing statistics about how giving/volunteering/ social impact programs help with employee retention, happiness, productivity, loyalty etc. I'm wondering if anyone has those stats ava...

by Adventurer

Zuora

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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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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.

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