PagerDuty makes a commitment to give back 1% of equity, product and employee time;
Launches social responsibility initiatives with PagerDuty.org
SAN FRANCISCO – September 6, 2017 – PagerDuty, the global leader in Digital Operations Management, today announced its commitment to Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the larger community a key stakeholder in every business. The pledge strengthens PagerDuty’s social responsibility initiatives through inclusivity efforts with community partners, empowering volunteerism and driving the launch of PagerDuty.org to support nonprofits.
“Digital services play an essential role for communities and organizations outside the traditional realm of technology. As a leader in Digital Operations Management, we are enthusiastic to support these efforts with the tangible resources they need,” said Jennifer Tejada, CEO, PagerDuty. “Through our commitment to Pledge 1% and the launch of PagerDuty.org, we continue to create opportunities for those working hard to make a difference in the world, and helping them solve the digital challenges their organizations face. We ask you join us in inspiring others to participate in the movement.”
PagerDuty joins Pledge 1% with the commitment to donate 1% of equity, 1% of product and 1% of employee time in order to give back, help the community meet their digital needs to operate effectively towards their mission, as well as continue to promote employee volunteerism.
“We are incredibly excited that PagerDuty has taken the pledge,” said Amy Lesnick, CEO, Pledge 1%. “PagerDuty will 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. With their focus on helping nonprofits that could benefit from digital operations excellence, PagerDuty is a welcome addition to an impressive network of entrepreneurs and companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts.”
PagerDuty’s effort continues through the company’s support for inclusivity across the company and the wider technology industry. The company has partnered with some of the most promising organizations making a significant impact in the diversity of the tech workforce, by offering sponsorship, program advocacy, career coaching and recruitment opportunities. Our partners include Girls in Tech, a global nonprofit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology, Hackbright, the leading software engineering school for women with a mission to increase female representation in tech. Additionally, Code2040, an organization that creates pathways to success for Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy and HITEC, Hispanic IT Executive Council, a global executive leadership organization chartered with developing the next generation of leaders in information technology.
“We’re thrilled to partner with PagerDuty, who shares our commitment to diversifying tech by creating pathways to success for Black and Latinx technologists. It’s by working with companies like PagerDuty that we not only create opportunities for our Fellows, but also ensure companies have the insight needed to create lasting change and build inclusive cultures,” said Laura Weidman, co-founder and CEO, Code2040.
In addition to joining Pledge 1%, PagerDuty launched PagerDuty.org, a program designed to work with passionate nonprofit partners, so that they can leverage the PagerDuty Digital Operations Management platform and solutions to make a positive impact in their mission. The company will offer a preferred pricing model based on the needs of the organization with the goal of setting them up for success.
The PagerDuty® Digital Operations platform is the leading SaaS solution that empowers developers, DevOps, IT operations and business leaders to prevent and resolve business-impacting incidents for exceptional customer experience. More than 9,000 small, mid-size and enterprise global customers such as Comcast, Lululemon, IBM and Panasonic use and trust PagerDuty to maximize their time and increase their business response and efficiency. When revenue and brand reputation depends on customer satisfaction, PagerDuty arms businesses with the insight to proactively manage incidents and events that may impact customers across their IT environment. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company was recently listed in the 2016 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 500 and Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 lists. Try PagerDuty for free at www.pagerduty.com. Follow our blog and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Facebook.
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, 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.
Caitlin Regan, PagerDuty
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