CEOs Talk About 2020 Leadership And The Future

by Robert Reiss

Probably the most frequently mentioned quote I’ve heard during this pandemic is by Lenin, "There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen". Clearly, 2020 has dramatically escalated business transformation – both in terms of challenges and opportunities.

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month



Joining us today with details were Lindsay Carrick, Child Life Specialist at the Aflac Cancer Center in Atlanta & Catherine Blades, Sr. VP Aflac Corporate Communications.

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Race and Insurance: What Insurance Commissioners Are Saying About It

With racial injustice at the forefront of the American conversation, Aflac CEO Dan Amos joined a group of insurance regulators to discuss how the industry can become more diverse and inclusive.

by  Jared Shelly

Dan Amos, CEO of Aflac, said that fair insurance practices start with diverse insurance organizations.

“There should never be unfair discrimination,” said Amos. “But the culture of the company can make sure it doesn’t happen — or at least they stop it if they see it happen.”

In 2020, Socially Conscious Marketing Has Taken Over — for Good


by Andrew Forman

There’s no question that many businesses are ready to make giving a bigger part of their operations than ever. A recent study from Aflac found that although “56% of business executives claim moderate to significant negative company revenue impact due to the COVID-19 epidemic, 74% are willing to significantly or moderately increase corporate giving going forward.”

Aflac Commemorates its 25-Year Commitment to Helping Families Facing Childhood Cancer During National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Efforts to Reflect Company's Long-Term, $146 Million Commitment to Childhood Cancer Initiatives

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COLUMBUS, Ga. /3BL Media/ -- September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., is set to commemorate the month, including honoring the health care heroes who care for, educate and support childhood cancer patients and their families.

Watch: This is Aflac's Social Justice Heritage

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Teresa White, President of Aflac U.S., shares how diversity has been part of Aflac since the beginning and discusses their commitment to social justice and celebrating diversity today.


Watch: Aflac's Commitment to Diversity

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Teresa White, President of Aflac U.S., discusses how Aflac’s culture embraces diversity, which includes having honest conversations about the issues our communities face across the country.


Aflac, New York State Association of Health Care Providers and Global Center for Medical Innovation Deliver 80,000 Face Shields to Protect New York's Frontline Workers


NEW YORK /3BL Media/ – Aflac Incorporated, a leader in supplemental insurance at U.S. worksites, has partnered with the New York State Association of Health Care Providers (NYSHCP) and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) to provide face shields to downstate home- and community-based care agencies that continue to deal with hot spots of COVID-19 cases. Courtesy of a $2 million donation by Aflac, home care agencies in New York City and Long Island are receiving face shields as part of a national pandemic response. 

How Aflac Is Rethinking the Duck, and Pausing Humor During Covid

Brand chief Shannon Watkins on shifting the ad strategy to be known well, not just well known

By Tim Nudd

In this week's episode of On Brand, we speak with Shannon Watkins, SVP of brand and the Aflac Studio (IHA) at Aflac. Shannon tells us how the company has been pivoting during Covid to focus on people's needs, rather than on its traditional humor, and how Aflac had been evolving the role of its iconic duck mascot well before the pandemic hit. She also discusses WFH, her company's longtime commitment to diversity, and working in the creative hotbed of Atlanta.


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