About goBeyondProfit

Corporate Generosity is Essential to Business. And goBeyondProfit is here to help.

goBeyondProfit is a no cost resource for Georgia business leaders interested in evolving their corporate generosity as a business strategy. Launched by business leaders, for business leaders, goBeyondProfit provides peer learning and expert insights into how community outreach and “giving back” are essential elements of strong businesses and healthy communities. Every Georgia business is invited to join.

Whether your company is big or small and no matter how you choose to give back, we invite you to Follow Us (@go_BeyondProfit) to learn more, Join Us to enjoy goBeyondProfit member benefits. See list of more than 500 companies involved today…

goBeyondProfit Company Spotlight

  • Small Businesses Gain Big Wins from Community Involvement

    Strapped and under-resourced small businesses might have the very most to gain from community involvement. Authentic outreach can be a powerful way to expand the company’s relationship network, raise business awareness and build loyalty among customers and employees. goBeyondProfit’s Corporate Generosity Research Report cites that 71 percent of Georgia’s employed adults prefer to buy products from companies who are generous to the community.

  • Corporate Generosity Research Shows Georgia Businesses are Seen - And Rewarded - As More Generous Than Other States

    New research into corporate generosity shows Georgia businesses are seen by working adults in the state as doing well – 10 percentage points better than other states. But the stakes are consistently higher here, too. In every age group, on every metric, Georgia adults are more likely to factor generosity into employment and purchasing preferences than the U.S. average for their age group.

  • goBeyondProfit: Practical Tips for Starting Your Company's Community Outreach

    Frequently, business leaders reach out to the goBeyondProfit team asking for practical advice about how to begin or get better at this giving back journey we are all attempting. Georgia business leaders understand that charitable outreach offers vital benefits to the community and their business, but what are the basics to getting it right?

  • Rick Jackson Shares Why He Founded goBeyondProfit

    Rick Jackson, the CEO and Chairman of Jackson Healthcare shares why he launched goBeyondProfit – a fully funded venture for his peers and their companies. He believes that goBeyondProfit offers a tremendous opportunity for business leaders to learn from each other and make an even bigger impact in the communities where they live, work and serve.

  • Flexing Georgia's Corporate "Do-Good" Muscles

    Do Georgia businesses understand the great mutual value gained from corporate generosity? I wonder this frequently. It’s the reason I felt compelled to join with other Georgia business leaders in the goBeyondProfit initiative, banding together in virtual alignment around the value and importance of finding ways to give back beyond our daily business efforts.

  • goBeyondProfit and Georgia CEO Finalizing Corporate Philanthropy Research

    goBeyondProfit, a not-for-profit initiative encouraging all Georgia businesses to prioritize community engagement, is conducting statewide corporate trend research in partnership with Georgia CEO. The survey will wrap up this week.

  • Juanita Powell Baranco Shares Why She is A Founding Member of goBeyondProfit

    Juanita Powell Baranco talks about why she believes every business leader should join in this commitment to strengthen our communities. ”The minute I heard about it, the minute I understood the goals and aspirations of this organization, I signed on immediately. It did not take long because I absolutely believe that every aspect of our economy, every aspect of our society – education, health, you need that business input. You need the thought processes of business. Your voice is absolutely needed.”

  • Paul Bowers Discussing Why Georgia Power Believes in Corporate Generosity

    Georgia Power’s Paul Bowers shares why he helped launch goBeyondProfit. Imagine the difference we can make when we all come together? Business leaders pledging to empower the generous spirit of employees and meet the needs of customers in our communities.

  • Infinity CEO Chuck Brown: Georgia Companies Discover New Importance in Giving Back

    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.

  • In Era Of Government Scarcity, Public-Private Partnerships Bridge Community Needs

    Solving problems like poverty, or inequities in housing, education or healthcare, is an expensive undertaking, and the gap between what’s required and what’s actually available, especially from public resource pools, is dramatic and widening.

  • The Home Depot Co-founder: Profits are Not the Only Measure of Success

    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, when Congress retooled the federal tax code for the first time in 30 years. Those responses are tremendous—they could mean a family’s first vacation or provide hope of paying down medical expenses or debt—but understand that business need not rely on unexpected windfalls before realizing the benefits of giving back.

  • Eric Tanenblatt: These Georgia Businesses Are Changing How We View Social Responsibility

    The spirit of consumption that envelops our nation each year in the days that follow Thanksgiving was punctuated this year by something remarkable, something pointedly not about self-indulgence or flashy gadgets: a “global day of giving” that encouraged and celebrated altruism. The occasion, dubbed “Giving Tuesday” in the mode of our year-end shopping calendar, was said to have raised in excess of $200 million, a significant increase from years prior.

Back to goBeyondProfit Homepage