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Introducing Pledge 1% – Let’s make a difference together

There’s a great scene in Office Space where the movie’s heroes check their ATM balance after one of them has written a program to scrape tenths of pennies off of Paymetech (the movie’s fictional company) transactions. The guys figure this action will both go unnoticed and also generate a relatively modest sum for them. Instead when they check their balance it turns out that the sum of their tiny rounding transactions actually equated to over $400k to them over a weekend! It’s a funny scene (and a funny movie) but the moral here is actually important: The sum of a large number of small actions can be huge. Today we’re announcing the launch of Pledge 1%. A joint effort between The…