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Companies Are Made of People: The Importance of Human Capital Management

by Tim Mohin
Blog

When we think about companies and the work they do, we often lose sight of a simple fact: a business is just a collection of people. And, all groups of people tend to build a culture, a collective way of viewing the world.

It may seem like an obvious point but it’s all too often overlooked.

Aflac | Doing Good for Our Communities and Our Planet

Watch video to hear from Aflac's Susan G. - Manager, Employee Communications
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As a member of the company’s employee-led Green Committee, Susan Goodsell applies her communications skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives and activities. This chapter showcases our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint through education, community activities and volunteerism.

Experience the complete Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

Doing Good by Giving Back

Watch video to hear from Alfac's Danny C. - Sr. Manager, Information Technology
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In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different ways that we’re involved in the community around the nation. Whether it’s building a Habitat for Humanity house or setting records in helping kids and families dealing with cancer, we will illustrate how Aflac is more than just a company; it’s a family.

Infographic: See the Aflac 2016 CSR Year in Review

This year's theme 'Everyone Has the Power to Do Good'
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In this year’s report, Aflac employees and independent sales agents who have embodied the theme, Everyone has the power to do good, share stories about Aflac’s commitment to ethics, a happy and diverse workplace, philanthropy and environmental sustainability.

Experience the Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

Discover Las Vegas Sands ECO360 Program 2020 Sustainability Goals and What the Company Achieved in 2016 (Video)

Find out more about our Sands ECO360 journey of sustainable development
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) launched its 2016 Sands ECO360 Environmental Report.   2016 marks the beginning of the company’s new five-year reporting cycle with updated Sands ECO360 strategy and new ambitious 2020 sustainability goals.  The company’s targets are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and LVS became the first Integrated Resort company to have their emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.

Below are a few highlights for 2016:

PANDORA | Crafting our Products with Integrity

Audits, dialogue and close cooperation with our suppliers make a world of difference when it comes to ethical standards.
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DESIGN

Any PANDORA product starts its journey with our in-house Design team. As a new piece evolves, our designers will make choices on which materials to use. Whenever new materials or suppliers are introduced, our Ethics teams are consulted in order to discuss potential environmental or social impacts. Such early interaction helps to ensure that PANDORA refrains from using potentially problematic materials – and it provides Group Ethics and other departments with valuable knowledge, enabling them to act in due time.

New Book Provides an Evidence-based, Step-by-step Process for Creating a Sustainable Business in the 21st Century Competitive Landscape

The Executive’s Guide to 21st Century Corporate Citizenship: How your Company Can Win the Battle for Reputation and Impact
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September 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - “Because of the magnitude of the challenges and opportunities we face as a society - overpopulation, climate change, inequality, water scarcity - successful executives must be excellent leaders and managers both. This book provides an excellent toolkit to support the important work of our next generation of corporate citizenship leaders - no matter which seats they occupy in their companies.” Andy Boynton, Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Why 'Boring' is Important to Sustainability

By Brian Macnamara
Blog

Let’s talk about why sustainability needs to be boring.

Alliance Data 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Progress in Key Performance Areas, Establishes 2020 Goals

Findings from 2016 Materiality Assessment to Inform Strategy and Focus Areas in 2017
Press Release

PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today released its annual Corporate Responsibility report for 2016, which looks back over the last three years and reveals new 2020 goals across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and

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