San Francisco—ATLASSIAN SUMMIT 2015—November 4, 2015—Addteq announced today at the Atlassian Summit 2015 that it has joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Founded by Atlassian, Rally and the Salesforce Foundation, 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.
Addteq is joining an impressive network of more than 450 entrepreneurs and companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. By pledging 1% of employee time and product, Addteq is demonstrating a commitment to philanthropic leadership. Similar to Atlassian, Addteq has chosen to donate both resources and time to help Room to Read fulfill its mission of improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world.
Comments on the News
- “Addteq is proud to be a part of a movement that encourages companies to be philanthropic from the start,” said Sukhbir Dhillon, owner of Addteq Inc. “As we continue to grow our leadership and success in the Atlassian community, our social impact grows as well.”
- “We are thrilled that Addteq, 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 Addteq 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 Addteq for committing a portion of their success to their community stakeholders and social impact.”
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About Pledge 1%
Pledge 1% was founded in 2014 by Atlassian, Rally, and the Salesforce Foundation 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 http://www.pledge1percent.org.