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.

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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.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend is committed to active citizenship and we encourage and enable all of our team members to make a meaningful impact on society. Throughout the year, the firm plans and promotes opportunities in each of our six KT IMPACT emphasis areas — community leadership, diversity & inclusion, philanthropy, pro bono, sustainability, and volunteerism.

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Innovative Senior Solutions

Innovative Senior Solutions is dedicated to creating a caring, compassionate and comforting environment for each client we serve. We are also just as passionate about giving back to the community. Offering as many of our helping hands as possible to the community is an important part of our mission at Innovative Senior Solutions.

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Balentine

Much of Balentine’s community impact has focused on improving the lives of impoverished children or those from low-income homes. Chairman Robert Balentine likes to say that the culture of giving back to the community starts at the top. Employees get monthly briefings on potential volunteer projects so they know where to direct their time and talent.

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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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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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