What's a pungler?
pun·gler [puhng-guhler] n. slang
- One who uses pungle. A gender neutral term for a person (or people: punglers) who believe in leveraging their online purchases to create synergy between businesses and nonprofits.
- Super great people who are intelligent, thoughtful and ready to start improving upon the status quo.
- You. Your friends. Your family.
Philosophy: pungle is revolutionizing business by measuring ourselves in social good. We don't answer to a board of directors, investors, or stockholders. Instead we value our success in terms of high impact donations from pungle's profits. Cause Portfolio.
For-Profit vs Non-Profit: We're a for-profit business. Being for-profit allows us to scale change by building a stronger business: exponential growth, better customer service, top talent employees and a lot more flexibility. Profitability is donation power. This also lets us challenge the relationship between companies and nonprofits in the 21st century.
Ethics: We aren't perfect, but we're trying to do the right thing. We strive to do business in a more enlightened way, where we take responsibility for the impact of our business on society and the environment.
Finding Causes: We look for a purity / focus in the scope of the cause, that it's a scalable solution, innovative and speaks towards opportunity rather than guilt.
So what does pungle mean? It means to make a contribution, plus it sounds catchy.