NewVoiceMedia announced today that it is among the first U.K. companies to join Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement, which launched in the U.K. this week. Founded by Atlassian, the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Rally and Salesforce.org, 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.
NewVoiceMedia is one of the first to join Pledge 1% U.K., which has more than 25 companies joining the movement at the time of launch. NewVoiceMedia 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 and product, the business is demonstrating a commitment to philanthropic leadership.
NewVoiceMedia is a leading global provider of cloud technology which helps businesses sell more, serve better and grow faster. Its intelligent communications platform integrates seamlessly with Salesforce to connect organisations with their customers worldwide, enabling them to deliver a personalised and unique customer experience and drive a more effective sales and marketing team.
“We are delighted to be part of the Pledge 1% movement. We’re proud to be able to contribute to the efforts of creating social impact on a global scale, while enabling our employees to support the causes that are important to them”, said Jonathan Gale, CEO of NewVoiceMedia.
“Salesforce.org is dedicated to changing the way companies think about corporate philanthropy”, said Suzanne DiBianca, president, Salesforce.org. “Today, we’re excited that NewVoiceMedia is joining us in giving its resources back to the community. This is another great example of the power that business has to effect positive change”.
“We are thrilled that NewVoiceMedia 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".
“We believe Pledge 1% is a great step for businesses to become a force for good in the world”, said Ryan Martens, Board Chairman EFCO & Founder/CTO, Rally, now part of CA Technologies. “We applaud NewVoiceMedia for committing a portion of its success to its community stakeholders and social impact”.