Candoris Joins the Pledge 1% Movement, Makes Commitment to Integrated Philanthropy

Pledge 1%

Candoris will leverage 1% of profit and employee time to improve communities around the world

Annville, PA. June 2020 – Candoris announced 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.

Candoris 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 profit and employee time, Candoris is demonstrating a commitment to philanthropic leadership.

“Joining the Pledge 1% movement further underscores the commitment Candoris has made to being intentional about impacting our community through the giving of our profit and time,” said Stephan Van Der Ploog, founder and chief accountability officer of Candoris. “From day one, Candoris was created with this one question in mind: How can we do what we’re good at professionally (technology) and turn that into an opportunity to give out of our abundance?” 

“We are incredibly excited that Candoris has taken the pledge,” said Amy Lesnick, chief executive of Pledge 1%. “Candoris 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.”

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

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