Dan Amos has been chief executive officer for Aflac for more than 26 years. In fact, he is the second longest tenured CEO at the same company in the Fortune 200, behind only Warren Buffett. Over 26 years Dan has learned a few things about leadership, managing risk and why it is important to treat employees with respect and dignity. His remarkable marketing campaign (the Aflac Duck) originated in 2000 and catapulted Aflac from a successful regional brand into a company that serves more than 50 million people in the United States and Japan with annual revenues of $23 billion.
Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a longtime champion of the childhood cancer cause, today participated as a Diamond Sponsor of CureFest for Childhood Cancer. A grassroots event held at the National Mall in Washington D.C., CureFest aims to make childhood cancer research a national priority by uniting the childhood cancer community, the general public, the brightest medical minds and elected leaders as one voice against childhood cancer.
Give the gift that gives back – because you shouldn’t have to choose between looking good and doing good. 100% of all net proceeds from #Duckprints merchandise will go to hospitals treating childhood cancer across the United States.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than 20 years ago, Aflac adopted the charge to further childhood cancer research and treatment and to support families in that struggle. This month, we are “going gold” alongside the childhood cancer community to continue to help raise awareness and funds for these kids.
COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., announced today that the company has once again captured a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America List for 2017. This is the 7th consecutive year that Aflac has qualified for this prestigious honor.
Remember Gordon Gecko from the movie Wall Street? Little did we know then how closely life could imitate art when the likes of Enron, Bernie Madoff and a worldwide financial crisis lambasted the world’s economy a few years ago. But it also vaulted companies like the Ethisphere Institute, which since 2007 has annually compiled a list of World’s Most Ethical Companies, into the foreground of discussions involving the corporate ecosystem in the United States and abroad.
The extreme waterlogged devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas has prompted Columbus-area companies, including Aflac and TSYS, to make monetary donations that will aid those suffering through the tragedy, while also encouraging others to do so.
Campaign of the Year exceeded expectations, bolstering the insurer’s CSR reputation.
Aflac—the well-known insurance organization with the famous duck mascot—takes its corporate social responsibilities seriously. The organization recently passed the $110 million mark in support for childhood cancer treatment and research, and has appeared on Ethisphere’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list 11 years in a row. Yet a Reputation Institute report found that consumers weren’t aware of its good works. That revelation led to a multifaceted effort to raise awareness of Aflac’s CSR efforts.
At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here.