We’re often asked, “how much should we give?” In B1G1, you’re in total control of your giving budget and mode of giving. This is because we are committed to making it easy for any business of any stage and size to start making a positive impact in the world, without waiting for 'one day'.
With that in mind though, many B1G1 Members like the guideline (and it is a guideline only) of '1% of revenue' as a good giving benchmark. This is also aligned with the recommendations of other initiatives such as ‘Pledge 1%’ and ‘1% for the Planet’. B1G1's charity arm, B1G1 Giving is an approved Non-profit Partner of 1% for the Planet initiative, so your giving to all environmental projects can be included in your 1% for the Planet giving should you choose to participate in the 1% pledge too. And you can also allocate some of your giving budget to support your local charity organizations and other efforts to make your giving an even more sustainable and impactful giving business.
Again, one of the many great things with B1G1 is that you are always in control of how much you give AND how often, so as your business grows, so too can your giving. As your membership fee is separate to your giving amounts, you can easily view, manage and adjust your giving amounts directly within your account.