There’s so much talent and experience in the business, I know we can have a really positive impact
Adaptavist will leverage 1% of product and employee time to improve communities around the world
San Francisco — ATLASSIAN SUMMIT 2015 — November 4, 2015: Adaptavist announced today at 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.
Adaptavist joins an impressive network of more than 450 entrepreneurs and companies that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. By pledging 1% of its product and time, Adaptavist is demonstrating its commitment to philanthropic leadership.
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“Joining the Pledge 1% movement is really exciting for Adaptavist,” said Volker Schulze, CEO, Adaptavist. “There’s so much talent and experience in the business, I know we can have a really positive impact on the communities around our London, Munich and Chicago offices.”
“We are thrilled that Adaptavist, 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 Adaptavist 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 Adaptavist for committing a portion of their success to their community stakeholders and social impact.”
Established in 2005, Adaptavist is an IT services company with operations in the USA, Germany and the UK and clients in more than 60 countries. It provides premium professional services, support, hosting and products to a range of Enterprise clients including over half of the Fortune 500. Adaptavist is an Atlassian Platinum Partner, Atlassian Enterprise Expert and an Atlassian Authorised Training Expert. The company has been working with Atlassian software since 2005 and is recognised as the most technically advanced Enterprise Partner in the Atlassian ecosystem.
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 www.pledge1percent.org.
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