By Rob Boutell, Chief Information Security Officer, Alliance Data Card Services
Every October, Alliance Data recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as an opportunity to remind our associates of cybersecurity best practices and reflect on our own security framework, protocols and governance.
World Mental Health Day occurs on October 10 every year, presenting an opportunity to discuss mental health and well-being. For over 20 years, World Mental Health Day has been organized by the World Federation for Mental Health, with support from the World Health Organization. Mental health is an important subject for everyone, from health professionals and legislators, to FORTUNE 500 companies like Alliance Data, to keep top of mind when making decisions and investments that impact the well-being of our communities and people.
Ranking highlights Alliance Data's commitment to embracing change and overall business strategy in areas such as governance and risk mitigation; responsible banking and the data-driven economy; workforce development and community investment
COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced the Company has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the second consecutive year.
September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Saturday, September 21, kicked off the 2019 Global Goals Week, which brings together governments, businesses, international organizations and others during the UN General Assembly to help accelerate action around the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
At Alliance Data, giving back to our communities is a common thread that connects and inspires us. Over the years, we’ve steadily increased our global community investment and volunteerism. Successful companies like ours must step up and use our expertise to strengthen communities and help create a future where our business and local economies can flourish.
In recognition of Hunger Action Month, we want to acknowledge a few of our associates who are passionate about ending hunger and have taken on leadership roles in their community food banks. Here are their stories:
Non-profits know that producing outcomes is key to securing meaningful partner support and funding. Even when the non-profit gets results, many struggle to provide a clear picture of the positive impact they create.
Limited data expertise, staff resources and inadequate data management tools are primary challenges to valid and clear outcomes reporting. Another more vexing challenge is the fact that most non-profit professionals, along with their boards, partners and funders, are not trained in interpreting program data.
Research by Junior Achievement and Alliance Data Shows that Cash is Still Popular with Teens, but Technology is Becoming a Favored Money Management Tool
August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ -Teens may love technology, but most still rely on cash when it comes to purchases and getting money from mom and dad. In fact, 80 percent of teens who receive money from parents or caregivers say it is in the form of cash and 75 percent of teens say they have made purchases in cash. Despite this, budgeting apps are gaining in popularity.
We work with top companies and some of the best-known retailers to extend their brands with their customers through innovative private label, co-brand and commercial credit card programs. Behind the scenes of these programs, we are committed to building trust and providing outstanding service to our clients and our cardholders. As a leading provider of branded credit programs, fair and responsible lending is core to our cardmembers’ journey with us. Our credit programs create a win-win for consumers and our clients.
We recognize that the natural environment is under increasing strain: ecosystems and wildlife are being threatened and climate change is creating a growing uncertainty for societies and economies. These issues are real and relevant to our clients and associates. We strive to minimize our environmental footprint and deliver social and economic benefits by using resources efficiently; by engaging with clients, suppliers and associates to rethink our policies and practices; and by rigorously tracking our performance.
While we may not be a household name, Alliance Data engages with millions of consumers across the globe every day through our notable list of FORTUNE 1000 clients. Executing excellence in data-driven loyalty marketing solutions also means delivering on critical responsibilities to ensure the secure and responsible use of data, adhering to responsible lending practices and providing an unwavering commitment to service.