Resources

Articles

Roberto Goizueta’s legacy lives on in Atlanta
Atlanta Business Chronicle
July 4, 2014

Coke chief to peers: Do more for your city
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 18, 1994

Atlanta is richer for the life of this man
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 19, 1997

“It is only through broad knowledge that we can recognize and grasp opportunity when it comes along.”
- Roberto C. Goizueta, Cheshire Academy Commencement Address, June 5, 1982

 

Speeches

Commencement Address for Cheshire Academy
Remarks by Roberto C. Goizueta
June 5, 1982

Global Quality Leadership Forum
Palm Beach, Florida
October 3, 1995
Remarks by Roberto C. Goizueta

Goizueta Business School Graduation
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
May 13, 1996
Remarks by Roberto C. Goizueta

The Real Essence of Business
The Executives’ Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
November 20, 1996
Remarks by Roberto C. Goizueta

World Bottler Meeting
Monte Carlo
August 25, 1997
Remarks by Roberto C. Goizueta

Videos

A Stronger Atlanta
Roberto Goizueta came to his adopted hometown of Atlanta with only three things: his character, integrity and education. For this reason, it was important to him to give back to the city that became so special to him over the 33 years he spent there. This is why the Goizueta Foundation dedicates part of its funding to community organizations that benefit the city. Learn more about Mr. Goizueta’s passion for and impact on the city in this video.


Sincerely Roberto: A Tribute

This tribute to Mr. Goizueta’s life was made following his death in 1997.
October 22, 1997

Watch the entire Sincerely Roberto: A Tribute video here

Monticello Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony
On July 4, 1995, Roberto C. Goizueta delivered the keynote address at the annual Monticello Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony. On Monticello’s west lawn, 67 new Americans took the oath of citizenship that day. The event celebrates Thomas Jefferson, who saw naturalized citizenship as a way to continually renew the nation with new cultures and ideas.


Speeches by Roberto C. Goizueta
This video highlights several of Roberto Goizueta’s speeches during his time as Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company.

 

Neil H. Jacoby Award Presentation
Roberto C. Goizueta was honored with the Neil H. Jacoby International Award in 1993. Awarded by UCLA’s International Student Center, the honor recognizes those who have enhanced international and intercultural understanding.

 

Goizueta Legacy Scholarships
Roberto Goizueta established the Goizueta Scholars Fund, now known as the Goizueta Legacy Scholarships, to provide academic scholarships for deserving children of associates of The Coca-Cola Company. In this video, learn more about what the Goizueta Legacy Scholarships mean to those they benefit.

 

Emory Business School Dedication
Emory’s business school was renamed for Roberto C. Goizueta in 1994 to recognize his impact on its academic and financial development. In 1997, the business school dedicated a building in his honor. This is the speech his son Roberto made at the dedication.

 

Roberto Goizueta Speaks at Yale University
In 1992, the year The Goizueta Foundation was founded, Roberto Goizueta announced the creation of the Coca-Cola World Fund at his alma mater, Yale University. The fund provides summer travel grants for graduate and professional student projects involving applied research or internships overseas.

Watch the entire Roberto Goizueta Speaks at Yale University video here