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CEO Perspective: Is Your Business Mission Incomplete?

Posted by Christopher Hughey on Oct 7, 2019

I’m Christopher Hughey, founder and CEO of Fast Layne Solutions, Inc., based in Charlotte, NC. I’m guest-blogging here today to talk about the importance of clarifying and documenting your social, not just your business, mission, and of having a clear Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

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Puppy Walk 2019

Posted by Joel Pollick on Sep 26, 2019

Benjamin Franklin famously said that there were only two "sure things" in life: death and taxes. While he was - for better or worse - correct about those two inevitable certainties, Percent Pledge may have a third "sure thing" to add to Mr. Franklin's list. 

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Happy Employees are Good for Business: How to Increase Employee Happiness

Posted by Joel Pollick on Sep 16, 2019

Scientists recently found a neural link between giving and happiness. And while this linkage has never been rocket science, now it's also officially real science! So, what does this mean for you and your business? Well, it's simple. To explain, let's use the Transitive Property--remember that one from middle school?!

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Forbes Roundup: Doing Good is Good for Business

Posted by Laura Adams on Aug 21, 2019

At Percent Pledge we (obviously) believe that doing good is good for business, so we love reading that others believe that as well. Our latest favorites are all from Forbes, written by founders and entrepreneurs who have seen firsthand how giving back can accelerate business growth. We know you're busy but might want these important learnings, so we’ve shared our SparkNotes of each below. This way you can spend more leveraging their suggestions to accelerate your business and culture!

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Video Case Study with Ayo Jimoh, Chief Technology Officer @ Visibly

Posted by Joel Pollick on Jul 10, 2019

In this amazing interview, Ayo shares his thoughts on a variety of topics: how Percent Pledge has helped Visibly create a culture of giving, what that's done to improve engagement & recruitment, and why fellow executives should consider partnering with Percent Pledge.


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CEO, Cultivate Labs: Big Benefits, Low Lift

Posted by Joel Pollick on Jun 12, 2019

“Launching Percent Pledge required minimal effort while delivering immediate tangible results: our team is empowered by the ability to impact the causes that resonate with them most as individuals, and the Pledge Reports deliver transparency and deep insights into our giving. Not to mention we feel like we're making a difference!”   -Adam Siegel, CEO

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Aclaimant Partners with Percent Pledge to Build A Culture of Giving

Posted by Joel Pollick on Jun 5, 2019

InsureTech Leader Aclaimant Partners with Percent Pledge, a leading provider of Workplace Giving & Volunteering Solutions for Growing Businesses.

"One of the core foundations that Aclaimant was built on was helping people,'' said David Wald, CEO and Co-founder of Aclaimant. “Percent Pledge helps us extend that philosophy by allowing our employees to easily interact and support the charities and non-profits that are important to them and important to our company!"
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How to Connect Your Geo-Diverse Team Through Volunteering

Posted by Joel Pollick on Jun 5, 2019

The topic of volunteering has come up a lot lately with new clients, and rightfully so. Volunteering has become the "water cooler" or "softball league" that's more effective with today's talent, while simultaneously better for your business and community. It can uniquely serve two birds with one piece of bread--we don't kill anything here, and we like carbs more than stones! But, managing volunteering programs with remote, or geographically widespread, teams can be difficult. So, we wrote this to provide you best practices for connecting your increasingly geo-diverse team through volunteering.

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Apple Knows How Important Giving Is to Consumers. Do You Know How Important Giving Is to Your Employees?

Posted by Joel Pollick on May 24, 2019

I recently came across a feature article in the App Store, highlighting "Innovative Ways to Give Back" for consumers. Initially, given the work Percent Pledge does, I figured it was the kind of "echo-chamber" content I see on Twitter or Facebook. But then I realized that I rarely even open the App Store, let alone consume Apple News.

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SpotHero: Engaging the Team in Giving

Posted by Joel Pollick on May 21, 2019

“SpotHero values giving back to causes that create a positive social impact, and Percent Pledge empowers our team to live that value in an exciting new way. Now our team can seamlessly support their favorite causes and further our impact on the community." - Nikki Facchini, Senior Director, People

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