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Category: Uncategorized Insights from the hot-seat: Georgia business research unveils high risk, higher reward for responding to societal expectations April 28, 2021

ATLANTA, April 29, 2021 – As Georgia businesses sit under a microscope for stances on social issues, new research reveals heightened expectations – and a high likelihood of consumers and employees to act – based on how businesses speak about issues and demonstrate character, according to goBeyondProfit, a statewide alliance of CEOs. ThegoBeyondProfit Research Report: Navigating Rising Expectations surveyed employed adults and senior…

Research Methodology April 26, 2021

Two separate surveys were simultaneously conducted by goBeyondProfit during March 2021. Georgia senior executives qualified for the survey if they were in a senior leadership position with a company that has a Georgia presence. goBeyondProfit and Georgia CEO, a network of local websites focused on the state’s business communities, obtained respondents for this survey via invitations to their email databases…

Darah McCray Okeke, Esq. December 15, 2020

Darah McCray Okeke, Esq. is the proud daughter of two attorneys–her mother, a judge, and her late father, a tax attorney. As products of the American Civil Rights movement who achieved great success despite the odds stacked against them, they both instilled in her at an early age the critical importance of freedom, equity and true justice for all. After…

Matthew S. Harrison, PhD December 15, 2020

The youngest of three boys, Matthew was born and raised in a small rural town in northeast Georgia. Growing up on a farm, his father taught him and his older brothers the value of hard work, and his mother instilled in the three of them the importance of education. Taking both to heart, Matthew graduated 5th in his high school…

Crafting Business Strategies to Respond to Georgians’ Urgent Needs October 13, 2020

On October 7, Frank Fernandez, CEO, Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta and Natalye Paquin, CEO, Points of Light, discussed crafting business strategies to respond to Georgians’ urgent needs.

H. J. Russell & Company Honored with Georgia’s goBeyondProfit Champion Award September 8, 2020

Today it was announced that H. J. Russell & Company (Russell), a family-run pillar of Atlanta real estate development and construction, was honored with the goBeyondProfit Champion Award.

Timely New Research Provides Business Insights into Georgians’ Societal Mindset, Guides Decision-making About Corporate Citizenship March 30, 2020

ATLANTA, Mar. 30, 2020 – Today goBeyondProfit released its second annual Corporate Generosity Research Report which unveils a consistent mindset as Georgia entered the COVID-19 upheaval and provides insights to guide business leaders’ decision-making. Two simultaneous Georgia-specific surveys were conducted in February among 500 working adults and 244 senior business leaders.  The results compare insights and expectations of Georgia’s employees,…

goBeyondProfit Announces An Exciting Partnership with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. March 25, 2020

Dear Georgia Chamber of Commerce Business Members Response to COVID-19 requires rapid decision-making and communication on the issues stressing business, people and communities. Now more than ever, visible corporate generosity will ease discomfort and engender loyalty for the long-term.   We are here to help – partnering with goBeyondProfit to provide resources you need as well as visibility employees and customers will see…

Gas South Named Inaugural Recipient of goBeyondProfit Champion Award October 9, 2019

Today Gas South was named the inaugural winner of the goBeyondProfit Champion Award.  This honor is given to companies who exhibit exemplary efforts to benefit their community and company by cultivating company culture, deploying company resources and focusing on community empowerment.  Gas South was nominated for exhibiting decisive leadership and clear strategy to implement its purpose, “Be a Fuel for Good.”  Leadership made a…