Receives Prestigious Stevie Awards, the enterprise cloud computing company, received two awards at the American Business Awards last week. Salesforce received the prestigious Stevie Awards for the Most Innovative Company of the Year and the Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year at the eighth annual awards ceremony. Both awards were granted in the 2500 + employees categories.

The Stevie Awards recognize positive contributions of various organizations. There were over 40 categories and 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes. Over 200 business executives voted to determine who would win each Stevie Award.

A Stevie Award received the Most Innovative Company of the Year award for its groundbreaking and comprehensive CRM technology. The winning nomination stated that won for “redefining the enterprise software industry with cloud computing.” also took cloud computing to the next level, Cloud 2, with Salesforce Chatter.

The receipt of the Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year award was no shock because of Marc Benioff’s well known dedication to charity. He has made many large personal donations of his own in addition to ensuring that part of’s profits go to charity. Benioff created the Foundation which emphasized the 1/1/1 integrated philanthropy model, which says that powerful companies should use their resources to give back. gives 1% of its time, 1% of its product and 1% of its equity to various nonprofits. Benioff’s 1/1/1 model has also inspired many other companies to do the same. The Foundation received the award for “affecting change for social well-being. To date, employees have contributed more than 192,000 hours of volunteer service, more than 8,500 nonprofits run their operations with donated products, and more than $20 million in grants awarded to nonprofits since the Foundation was created.” is very excited to have received these two coveted Stevie Awards. Marc Benioff,’s CEO, said, “We are extremely proud to win Stevie Awards for attributes we consider core to our company’s success- innovation and corporate philanthropy. We thank our customers for being the catalyst behind our innovation as well as our employees who have proven that integrated philanthropy can truly make a difference.”

These awards are two of many that has received recently. Salesforce is rapidly growing as one of the most powerful and influential companies in the technology industry. Find out more about their products and charity on Also, you can read more articles about here.

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