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My Special Aflac Duck® Soars into Children's Hospital of Philadelphia During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Patients Receive Robotic Duck Designed to Help Them Cope with Cancer
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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during their cancer care.

How CEO Unity Is Driving the Responsible Company Model

by Robert Reiss
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With the emergence of the CEO pledge, affixed with the signatures of nearly 200 top CEOs, including the likes of Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies, Aflac’s 30-year CEO Dan Amos, Fink himself, General Motors’ Mary Barra, IBM’s Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty and JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon, it would be hard to deny that conducting business with a purposeful mindset is now mainstream. After a worldwide financial crisis often viewed as caused by greed and sloppy governance, the people have spoken and businesses are authentically listening.

Aflac "Goes Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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#GoGold with Aflac this #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth for kids facing this terrible disease. From giving My Special Aflac Duck® to more than 5,000 children so far to donating over $136 million toward the cause, Aflac is dedicated to these young heroes.

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Aflac Announces Slate of Events to Commemorate National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Activities Reflect Company's 24-Year, $136-plus Million Commitment to Childhood Cancer Initiatives
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COLUMBUS, Ga., /3BL Media/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, will commemorate National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September with a full slate of actions and activities designed to raise awareness and help provide comfort for those impacted by childhood cancer. The monthlong tribute includes multiple activations as well as special grants to enhance programs nationwide that provide comfort and support to pediatric cancer patients and their siblings.

My Special Aflac Duck Flies High as a Friend to Kids with Cancer

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By Todd Wilkinson

For a quarter century, the American insurance provider Aflac has been working behind the scenes with members of the medical community to improve health care options for young cancer patients. The centerpiece of its latest initiative, "My Special Aflac Duck," is a comfort toy that kids instantly warm to.

The Salvation Army of the Midlands Gets Grant from Aflac to Help Fight Human Trafficking

by Bryant Monteilh
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COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --  The Salvation Army of the Midlands is getting into the fight to help stop human trafficking in South Carolina. They recently received a grant for just over $8,600 from the company AFLAC.

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My Special AFLAC Duck: A Gold Standard For CSR Programs

by Charles Taylor, CMO Network
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A trend that may help companies reconcile the need to balance the shareholder and the broader stakeholder is the growth of investment in funds focused on the environment, sustainability and corporate governance (ESG). There is also increasing evidence that in general, more investors are factoring ESG practices into their choice of equities. Thus, companies are well-advised to engage in CSR efforts but simultaneously heed consumer skepticism.

Inspiring Productivity With An Innovation Focused Culture

by Virgil Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Aflac U.S. and President, Aflac Group
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Invest in employee training and reskilling

Computerworld Names Aflac to the 100 Best Places to Work in IT List for 2019 Insurer Ranked No. 39 Among Large Organizations

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COLUMBUS, Ga., August 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, announced today that it has been recognized by IDG's Computerworld as a 2019 Best Place to Work in Information Technology (IT). The insurer is one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. Ranked No. 39 among large organizations, this is the 19th time Aflac has been named to the prestigious list.

America’s Most Innovative Companies

And not all are tech
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Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, along with the Norwegian School of Economics, and market research firm Rockbridge Associates, Inc., announced the top innovators from the American Innovation Index™ (Aii), the only survey in the US measuring company innovativeness based on customers’ experiences.  The study also tracks customer perceptions of social innovativeness to give a complete picture of how companies impact customers and society. The Gabelli School will recognize the top companies with an innovation award to be presented at the 

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