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Our Vision and Mission...


The Boston Pledge’s vision is to continually bring together goodness in global citizens who will humbly serve to catalyze sustainable development of Global Equity. And be a fertile incubator of voluntary public service. The foundation of TBP constitutes Respect, Trust and Faith the members have in the cause and in each other, on which rest the three essential pillars defining our values – Discipline & Accountability,Inclusiveness, and Two way learning (with those we aspire to serve).

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Our mission is to continually develop and perfect a dynamic process which will enable people in privileged regions engage with socio-economic issues in less privileged regions, in encouraging all round development, and in evolving a multidisciplinary and multiethnic network for service to humanity. While many humanitarian organizations offer invaluable services following disasters, natural or moral, our goal is to proactively reach out to those regions that need improvement and address those root issues for rejuvenating communities before problems turn into insuperable quagmires. Specifically our focus is on education, health, small-scale industry development, cultural renaissance and service-sector revitalization in the under-privileged communities, irrespective of where they may be located, – developed and developing nations.

Toward this mission, we view TBP as an incubatorof voluntary public service. From Boston to Kolkata, TBP is currently working on several different initiatives including

  • Entrepreneurial Development to facilitate bottom-up enterprising.
  • Leadership Development for professionals who wish to serve difficult issues at the base of the pyramid.
  • Rural development in different parts of the world.

At the core of our work, we celebrate the thoughts of one the Greatest Philosophers and Public servants of the 19th Century, and a Luminary in The First Parliament of Religions at Chicago in 1893, Swami Vivekananda: “Our Real Awakening takes place when we dedicate our life to an Exalted Ideal”.

The Overarching Doctrines

The development of The Boston Pledge is being guided by some overarching guidelines:

(i) Always place interests of the people we are trying to serve above all other considerations

(ii) Work with a unified non-hierarchical approach, with egos out, with full commitment to preserve and enrich each other’s involvement

(iii) Have faith in the natural reverence that TBP’s work will secure in driving the development of TBP; not be influenced by quick wins, or “easy paths” to popularity

(iv)Focus on drawing every one who will be interested in the experiments whether s/he is in Alabama or Bengal, Philippines or Peru

(v) Follow highest standards of professionalism in whatever we do, however little it may be

(vi) Maintain objectivity and global perspective, not be biased by any specific and/or personal agenda

(vii) Compliment & Enrich, not compete or undermine similar initiatives taken by other organizations

(viii) Be responsible custodians of commitments made by individuals and/or organizations, be they be in the form of wisdom, wealth and/or work

(ix) While TBP, as required will closely work with governments, it will not have any political affiliation

(x) Ensure 100% transparency in what we do