PolSource Joins the Pledge 1% Movement, Makes Commitment to Integrated Philanthropy
Austin, Texas, October 1st, 2020 – PolSource announced today that it has 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.
PolSource is 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 its time, PolSource is demonstrating a commitment to philanthropic leadership.
The company’s volunteer efforts will be focused on organizations that diversify the tech work space with people from under-represented backgrounds and experiences, such as Climb Hire, Revolent, Salesforce Military, and Hiring Our Heroes. PolSource will participate in networking events, mock interviews, presentations, and hiring initiatives (both internally and externally), among other activities.
Comments on the News
- PolSource Quote: “The PolSource team is thrilled to participate in such an important mission.” says Jon Flaherty, PolSource COO and GM, Americas. “Social Responsibility is a huge part of our culture, and we’ve already been engaging with some of these organizations, so making this pledge along with Salesforce made a lot of sense. We hope to help make a difference in the lives of many qualified folks looking to join the Salesforce ecosystem, who may not otherwise have the opportunity to do so.”
- Pledge 1% Quote: “We are incredibly excited that PolSource has taken the pledge,” said Amy Lesnick, chief executive of Pledge 1%. “PolSource can play a pivotal role in building this movement and promoting a new normal in which all companies—big and small—integrate giving back as a core value in their business.”
PolSource is a Salesforce Platinum Partner with hundreds of experienced, certified Salesforce experts. We provide proven results with consulting, delivery, and success teams throughout the Americas, UK&I, Benelux and Nordics. Our industry-specific accelerators deliver rapid transformation, and measurable outcomes across Retail and Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Automotive, and Technology companies, to name a few.
About Pledge 1%
Pledge 1% is an effort spearheaded by Atlassian, Rally, Salesforce and Tides 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, profit, product and/or 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.