Georgia Trend - July 2021

Leading the Way

Women are leading Georgia businesses in record numbers, from ascending to the C-suite to building their own companies to taking the torch from previous generations of family-owned companies. According to the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), an estimated 42% of…

Economic First Responders

Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires – it’s not uncommon for businesses to have contingency plans in place for disasters like these. But a pandemic? Turns out, banks were prepared for that, too. “Contingency plans are required by the regulators. They’re updated annually,…

Trees of Life

Next time you open a cereal box or retrieve a cardboard package from your front porch or pass a building under construction or check your cell phone or even take a breath, pause and consider that trees made it possible.…

Relay Race for Justice

Nathaniel Smith never planned for the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) to become an organization, much less one funded by some of the big-name entities in philanthropy (like the Kresge and MacArthur foundations). But after working at the Atlanta Neighborhood…

2021 TravelBlazers

Georgia is home to a seemingly endless list of top tourism attractions, from well-known destinations like the Georgia Aquarium and College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta to Savannah’s River Street, the Okefenokee Swamp in South Georgia and Anna Ruby…