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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
Press Release

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

Article

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
Article

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
Article

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

Press Release

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
Blog

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 

Finding Success at Worksite Sales

The key is to educate employees, share your story and always deliver on your promise.
Article

By Jonathan Shuman, Pam Larson and Jennifer Hendricks-Fogg

As many companies look for ways to attract and retain a talented workforce in today’s highly competitive job market, many are increasing or enhancing the number of benefits they offer to their employees. This creates an opportunity for benefits advisors to boost the sales of their products at the work site — from health and disability income insurance, to life, dental and vision insurance.

In Effort to Support Childhood Cancer Research, Aflac Addresses Facebook’s Algorithm Change

Insurer took steps to ensure its messages found their way into users’ newsfeeds.
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Recent efforts have resulted in Aflac winning first place in the “Use of Facebook” category of PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards.

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