Okta for Good is on a mission to strengthen the connections between people, technology, and community.
The importance of these connections has never been more clear than over the last year — when we experienced a global pandemic, rising inequality, and global calls for racial justice. Many people turned to technology to support resiliency and innovation to help tackle our toughest challenges.
We believe the most effective social impact efforts leverage all of a company’s core competencies and resources. That’s why Okta for Good’s core strategies have stayed tightly aligned with Okta’s strategy, focusing on accelerating Tech for Good, expanding economic opportunity, supporting our local communities, and empowering employees to be changemakers.
Welcome to our first annual social impact report, in which we share the important work undertaken by our partner organizations over the past year, and the ways in which we are able to support them. We include updates, key takeaways, and even learnings in the hope that this information can be helpful for other companies and community partners.
We highlight the work undertaken by our partner organizations, and the ways in which we are able to support them during an unprecedented year. The stories in this report are told in their own words, when possible.We also include our context, key results, and our own learnings in the hope that this information can be helpful for other companies and community partners.
Okta for Good significantly increased its philanthropic activity in 2020, driven by an acceleration of our strategy and vision as well as urgent community needs related to COVID-19, economic inequality and racial injustice. As a company committed to transparency, we are taking this opportunity to share details about the organizations who have received our support and why.
We know that strong relationships take time to build, and the toughest problems cannot be fixed overnight. We are still finding our way in this journey, but we are pleased to share our progress. We are hopeful about the ways in which Okta’s community can continue to drive long-term change.
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