We are very excited to announce that we have joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Spearheaded by Atlassian, Rally, Salesforce and Tides, Pledge 1% empowers companies to donate 1% of product, 1% of equity, 1% of profit or 1% of employee time to improve communities around the world.
RefinedWiki are joining an impressive network of entrepreneurs and companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. By pledging 1% of our profit and product, we are demonstrating a commitment to philanthropic leadership. Every year at RefinedWiki we commit to giving back to society both through our individual and team behaviours and in our contribution to society. In the office we implement positive environmental behaviours to support a sustainable climate and we continue to support select charitable organizations including The Hunger Project, and UNHCR.
“RefinedWiki want to make a positive impact on society and believe it is important to make this commitment through Pledge 1%," said Jimmy Lundström, co-founder, RefinedWiki. "Not only do we wish to commit philanthropically to society, we want to instil the importance of contributing positively to society in all our employees. Our pledge comes as a team commitment, and we endeavour to be a leader when it comes to positive contribution to society.”
Some words from our supporters:
“We are thrilled that RefinedWiki, a valued partner in the Atlassian ecosystem, has joined the Pledge 1% movement and is committed to sharing its success with the community,” said Scott Farquhar, co-founder and co-CEO, Atlassian. “Employees, shareholders, customers, and the community all benefit when a company builds giving back into its DNA. It’s one of the best decisions we ever made.”
“The Salesforce Foundation is dedicated to changing the way companies think about corporate philanthropy,” said Suzanne DiBianca, president, Salesforce Foundation. “Today, we’re excited that RefinedWiki is joining us in giving their resources back to the community. This is another great example of the power that business has to affect positive change.”
“We believe Pledge 1% is a great step for businesses to become a force for good in the world,” said Ryan Martens, co-founder and CEO, EFCO and co-founder/CTO, Rally, now part of CA Technologies. “We applaud RefinedWiki for committing a portion of their success to their community stakeholders and social impact.”
About Pledge 1%:
Pledge 1% is an effort to accelerate their shared vision around integrating philanthropy into businesses around the world. Pledge 1% encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, product and employee time for their communities, because pledging a small portion of future success can have a huge impact on tomorrow. Pledge 1% offers companies turnkey tools and best practices, making it accessible for any company to incorporate philanthropy into their business model. To learn more or to take the pledge, please visit www.pledge1percent.org.