Celebrating Georgia Businesses That Care

With a shared belief that giving back is good for business and good for Georgia, business leaders across the state are coming together to launch the goBeyondProfit initiative to celebrate corporate generosity of all kinds. Our vision is to inspire companies of all sizes and at all stages to elevate giving back to a point it becomes the norm for all businesses in Georgia.

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Why Pledge 

Be celebrated through your company’s story of generosity on this site and in upcoming news stories.
Enjoy positive brand alignment and a third-party endorsement of your corporate efforts to give back.
Learn best practices from companies at different stages and sizes
Join at no cost to you or your company. Simply pledge and continue making a difference.

What We Pledge

The goBeyondProfit Pledge is a wide-ranging invitation to join like-minded, forward-thinking business leaders who value investing time, talent and financial resources to meet community needs.

Pledge to goBeyondProfit

  1. We will actively find ways to leverage our company’s resources to further benefit the community.
  2. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities to volunteer their time, skills and expertise to help support community needs and will encourage our employees to volunteer on their own as well.
  3. We are committed to contributing company financial resources to company initiatives supporting our communities.
  4. We will find ways to create a culture of collaboration and community engagement, volunteerism and giving back within our company.

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Ambassadors

goBeyondProfit is funded by Jackson Healthcare and launched by Georgia business leaders who value giving back and agree that going beyond profit is good for business and good for Georgia.

Juanita Powell Baranco
Co-Owner
Mercedes Benz of Buckhead
Don Barden
CEO
3Ci
Frank Blake
Former Chairman & CEO
The Home Depot
Paul Bowers
Chairman, President & CEO
Georgia Power
Millard Choate
Chairman & CEO
Choate Construction
Chris Clark
President & CEO
Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Clark Dean
Senior Managing Director and Partner
Transwestern – Transaction Science
Walter M. "Sonny" Deriso, Jr.
Chairman of the Board
Atlantic Capital Bank
Sam L. Gude, III
CEO
Gude Management Group
Rick Jackson
Chairman & CEO
Jackson Healthcare
Founder, goBeyondProfit
Glen Jackson
Co-Founder
Jackson Spalding
Mary Laschinger
Chairman & CEO
Veritiv
Bernie Marcus
Co-Founder
The Home Depot
Chairman
The Marcus Foundation
Eric Tanenblatt
Principal & Chair
Public Policy, Dentons

Celebrating Companies that Pledge

Every company that signs the Pledge will be recognized and have the opportunity to share their stories of caring.

Dentons LLP

Pro bono work and social responsibility are part of the very DNA of Dentons. Our Firm shares a rich culture of dedication to the communities in which we live and work. When we first came together to form Dentons, we all shared the same core value of being in and of the community. Our people not only understand different cultures and local customs, they are part of them.

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Veritiv

Our people, customers and shareholders are part of the greater ecosystem in both local communities and around the world. The work we do shaping success for the community leads to a more healthy and vibrant society.

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Jackson Spalding

We focus on great work and good works. Along with serving our clients with excellence, part of our vision as a company is advancing our communities.

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Choate Construction Company

Choate Construction Company’s commitment to the community was established with their first clients, which were 501(c)3 not-for-profit organizations. Since inception, Choate Construction actively promotes giving back to the community. Throughout the Southeast, Choate supports many charitable endeavors that vary from office to office but all support a major underlying current at Choate: social responsibility.

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Whether your company is big or small and no matter how you choose to give back,
we invite you to join us in a statewide pledge to goBeyondProfit

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