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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,…

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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…

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In Good Company. 2020 Report: Highlighting Georgia Businesses That Care

February 3, 2020 - Released on goBeyondProfit

Find businesses across Georgia who pledge to go-beyond-profit. From sole proprietors to Fortune 500, see the impressive list of those working to strengthen business and community. 

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Mentoring as Powerful Corporate Philanthropy? You bet!

January 14, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of food insecure families are less hungry because a few Georgia business leaders chose to mentor one young man with a big idea. How’s that for impact? Many small businesses struggle with how to make real impact in the community.  Mentoring is a powerful way to share your insights and multiply your impact across the community — without…

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Authentic Community Engagement: 5 Ways to Avoid Woke-Washing

December 17, 2019

One of goBeyondProfit’s Ambassadors is Glen Jackson, cofounder of Jackson Spalding, an award-winning marketing communications agency. JS’s corporate social responsibility lead Robin Hubier crafted the following actionable piece about ensuring your company’s generosity and purpose outreach is appropriate and valuable for your business and the community.   A new term has emerged in our industry and has been getting more attention…

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Simple Year-end Action Allows Businesses to Improve Rural Healthcare without Cost

December 5, 2019

The goBeyondProfit initiative shares Georgia businesses’ interest in understanding the state’s social needs and finding clear and actionable solutions to them.  Consequently, it is highlighting a year-end opportunity that allows businesses and individuals to address the crisis in rural healthcare with a simple tax credit contribution that costs them nothing. For many years, Georgia’s rural hospitals have been facing a financial…

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Ted Williams, Warren Buffett & a Secret to Your Company’s Community Impact

November 13, 2019

One of goBeyondProfit’s founding members was asked to serve on a panel of CEOs discussing best practices in Community Impact.  Panelist Keith Reynolds Jennings kindly agreed to share his insights here for Georgia readers. A few months ago, I started reading the classic book, Let My People Go Surfing, by renowned Patagonia founder, Yvon Chouinard. It was another step in my quest…

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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…

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Jennifer Abshire: Maximize Your Philanthropic Dollars through Strategic Giving

September 17, 2019

Philanthropic giving is an increasingly important aspect of any business model. Consumers research and choose to do business with companies that support causes they believe in. Like any success you find in business, successful philanthropic giving requires strategic planning.  Because philanthropy plays such a large role in our new economy, it is important to let your customers and employees know…

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Picking A Charitable Partner: First Steps to Finding the Best Fit

August 27, 2019

“How do I evaluate which charities are best for my business to support?”  Business leaders ask goBeyondProfit this question often, in their quest to find the best charitable partner. Beyond choosing charities by their proximity, relevance to your business and resonance with staff and customers, we wanted to share a few evaluation insights and resources from national and local experts.…

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