We’re in a privileged position. We have the influence to make a real impact. And we’re using it to shape a better future for society.
As a global brand, we impact the world, our employees, our industry, and our listeners every single day. And influence comes with responsibility. We’re choosing to show up for society, act with purpose and use our platform for good. We want to help shape a world that is welcoming for people of all backgrounds and identities, that centers justice and equity in everything we do and brings wellness and joy to all.
From current affairs to social equity, be part of the important conversations happening on our platform right now.
Through what they purchase, how they vote, and most importantly, what they say and share. Our work empowers people to drive social change. To use our platform to uplift marginalized voices and amplify important causes. To educate and motivate. To get behind the big social issues and raise awareness of the solutions.
As a leader in responsible and impactful storytelling, we’re advising our creators and partners on how they can achieve ambitious social goals – pushing culture, acceptance and truth forward.
As the world’s largest audio streaming subscription service, Spotify has a unique opportunity to connect underrepresented and historically marginalized artists and creators to more fans around the world and to put a spotlight on the issues they care about.
We continue to use our platform to amplify and celebrate creators from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities all year round and to uplift these communities and their causes.
We’re using the power of our platform for storytelling and inspiration, and to increase awareness of today’s most pressing issues.
Launched in May 2021, Frequency is Spotify’s global initiative and holistic destination for celebrating Black art, entertainment, creativity, culture, and community – both on and off our platform. The mission of Frequency is to create a space that represents the wide spectrum of Black artistry.
GLOW is a global music program celebrating and amplifying LGBTQIA+ artists and creators. It’s our latest initiative to support people of this historically marginalized community of voices and reassert our commitment to equity in audio. It ensures that queer creators, and their contributions to music and culture, are heard and honored year-round.
We’re committed to removing the barriers that make it harder for creators from marginalized groups to flourish. This is how we do it.
NextGen is Spotify’s ongoing program designed to infuse, activate, and grow podcast culture on college campuses and make a career in podcasting more accessible. The program is focused on building opportunities in audio and career pipelines for underrepresented students.
Giving guides all aspects of how we show up in the world.
Our external philanthropy work aligns with our internal work on climate action, civic engagement, mental health, employee wellbeing, and gender and racial equity. Since we launched our giving program in 2020, we’ve committed over $20 million to support non-profits around the world through our employee match program and corporate grant making.
Our internal program, Spotify Gives Back, enables employees to contribute to causes they care about and amplify the positive impact of their activities. For us, supercharging the charitable impact that employees can make is one way we foster a sense of belonging within the company and wider community. Through this program, employees can support their favorite nonprofit organizations and participate in company-wide community impact activities.
We match donations made to eligible charities either on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis. Every full and part time employee has the ability to get up to 15k USD in donations matched by Spotify.
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Spotifiers who volunteer with eligible organizations earn a donation for their service to the organization.
One paid day a year for each employee to volunteer at a nonprofit of their choice.
We can’t drive meaningful change on our own. That’s why we choose to support partners doing amazing work around the world.
As our world experiences unprecedented shifts, our commitment to making a positive social impact grows ever stronger.
As a global institution, we have the responsibility and the opportunity to show up in a meaningful way for people, culture, the audio industry and our band members.