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 to

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.

Want to be celebrated?

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Hear from fellow business leaders

how going beyond profit is the best business decision.

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.

Rick Jackson
Chairman & CEO
Jackson Healthcare
Founder, goBeyondProfit
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
Glen Jackson
Co-Founder
Jackson Spalding
Shane Jackson
President
Jackson Healthcare
Mary Laschinger
Chairman & CEO
Veritiv
Bernie Marcus
Co-Founder
The Home Depot
Chairman
The Marcus Foundation
Eric Tanenblatt
Global Chair, Public Policy & Regulation
Dentons

Celebrating Companies that Pledge

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

Sunnyland Farms

“We at Sunnyland believe in helping kids rise to their potential,” said Alex Willson. “We have worked on encouraging them to show up for important standardized tests and perform well by encouraging them with both praise and fun incentives like pizza parties which gets kids excited about learning.”

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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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a2b Fulfillment

At a2b Fulfillment we help companies work smarter by providing our third-party logistics services, including Order Fulfillment and Customer Care.  However, there is another element to our business that isn’t typically found on our service listings, but one in which we take great pride and honor: community involvement.  Here at a2b Fulfillment, our logistics spread globally, but also in our own backyard – because we care about our customers and our community.Corporate support of our community, both through donations and volunteered time, is an important core value at a2b.

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Pet Plantation

In Middle and South Georgia, a love for animals has traditionally meant caring for animals on a farm or feeding the family pet.

But Paul Boyer and his wife Pamela have set a new standard for giving animals dignity in their Warner Robins community. Since opening Pet Plantation and Crematory in 2003, the Boyers have operated with a belief that “pets deserve the same dignity humans do because they have served us.”

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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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