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The Business of Generosity: How Atlanta companies giving now could see a customer loyalty boost later

Atlanta Business Chronicle

“It’s hard to recover from a bad past. History colors the present.”

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goBeyondProfit: Georgia companies are defined in times like these

Saporta Report

How companies respond during the current Coronavirus pandemic will impact the way they are viewed by employees, customers and the community. That is the reminder that the leaders of goBeyondProfit want to remind Georgia companies as they try to navigate their companies through the rocky seas of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Creature Comforts helping DeKalb ‘Get Comfortable’

The Champion

Creature Comforts Brewing Company CEO Chris Herron and his staff were presented with the goBeyondProfit Champion Award Feb.11 thanks in part to one of the initiatives they brought to Decatur.

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Creature Comforts Brewing awarded for outreach efforts, $350K donation

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Athens-based Creature Comforts Brewing Co. received an award this week for its efforts to give back to the community. The brewery won the Champion Award from goBeyondProfit, an alliance of Georgia business leaders that promotes local engagement.

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Gas South Named Inaugural Champion Award Winner

Atlanta Business Chronicle

October 2019 – The Atlanta Business Chronicle announces Kevin Greiner, president and CEO of Gas South, received the inaugural goBeyondProfit Champion Award on Oct. 8.  She also flags the upcoming CEO Forum with Paul Bowers, CEO of Georgia Power plus Jenny LevisonJerome Russell, Jill Campbell and Shane Jackson.

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Georgia values corporate generosity, goBeyondProfit study finds

Saporta Report

July 2019 – Maria Saporta highlights that we’ve surpassed 500 members and shares insights from our research report.

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Champions of Corporate Giving

Georgia Trend

July 2019 – Georgia Trend spreads the word of our Champion Awards in its Latest Trends Blog.

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Home Depot co-founder: Profits are not the only measure of success

Fox Business

April 2019 — Op-ed by Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus cites that American businesses are giving and doing more than ever before, like the hundreds of companies that have pledged bonuses, raises, new or expanded benefits, or price reductions since December 2018, when Congress retooled the federal tax code for the first time in 30 years. Read the full

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Bernie Marcus Viewpoint: Businesses have done and given a lot, we can’t stop now

Atlanta Business Chronicle

April 2019 — Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus writes that new goBeyondProfit research suggests the public thinks business can—and should—be doing more.

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Georgia values corporate generosity; goBeyondProfit Surpasses 500 members

Atlanta Business Chronicle

April 2019 – Maria Saporta highlights that we’ve surpassed 500 members and shares insights from our research report.

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Georgia Companies Discover New Importance in Giving Back

Savannah Business Journal

June 2018 – Member Chuck Brown shares how Summer is the time of year when much of the office staff is away as families go on vacation and kids are out of school. But more and more companies are also giving employees additional time off to contribute to others in the community, or give back, so they have a purpose of more than just earning a profit.

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Bernie Marcus-endorsed initiative gets 200 Georgia businesses to give back

Atlanta Business Chronicle

April 2018 – The Atlanta Business Chronicle covers gBP’s 200-member milestone.  “An initiative aimed at getting businesses leaders to give back to their communities, goBeyondProfit, reached a 200-pledge milestone.”

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More than 200 businesses sign ‘goBeyondProfit’ pledge to give back to community

Saporta Report

April 2018 — More than 200 Georgia companies have pledged to contribute resources to help meet community needs through the recently formed initiative, goBeyondProfit. For one Roswell company, their gift is helping to maintain Arlington National Cemetery.

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Viewpoint: Let’s keep building Atlanta’s reputation as a generous city

Atlanta Business Chronicle

January 2018 – Gary Reedy highlights the annual outpouring of charitable donations from individuals and corporations nationwide during the 2016 holiday season totaled more than $390 billion.  He cites gBP launch and encourages participation.

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Business leaders launch ‘goBeyondProfit’ to promote giving back

Atlanta Business Chronicle

December 2017 — The Atlanta Business Chronicle announces: “A new initiative by civic-minded business leaders is being launched Dec. 1 as a way to make corporate generosity more visible and encourage other companies to give back to communities.”

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These Georgia Businesses Are Changing How We View Social Responsibility

Georgia CEO

December 2017 — Eric Tanenblatt highlights the post-Thanksgiving “Global Day of Giving” highlighting how “Jackson Healthcare CEO Rick Jackson launched a first-of-its-kind philanthropic initiative to extol and encourage corporate generosity by encouraging local companies to take the “goBeyondProfit” pledge to invest in creative ways of giving back to the communities in which they do business.”

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