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.
Ethics is engrained in our culture and operating principles at all levels of the business. To make this serious topic more conversational and engaging to our associates, we launched the “Spot On Ethics” campaign during Ethics Week in 2018. “Spot” serves as our mascot and go-to guide when it comes to navigating the ins and outs of ethics at Alliance Data by giving helpful ethics tips and reminders throughout the year.
By Joseph L. Motes III, EVP, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary, Alliance Data
Change is not new, it’s merely the new norm. Within our 2018 Sustainability Report you’ll see that Alliance Data is embracing change by rethinking, re-strategizing and creating shared value for our associates, clients, investors, communities and other key stakeholders. Our approach to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters illustrates our commitment to ensuring we are well-positioned for the future.
Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which presents progress made over the past year and highlights connections to the Company’s current transformational business strategy.
June 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Alliance Data has been named to the inaugural list of America’s Best-in-State Employers list for the state of Ohio. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to identify the companies liked best by employees in their first-ever ranking of America’s best employers by state. At Alliance Data, our associates are the backbone of our business, and cultivating an inclusive, respectful workplace that develops and empowers them has always been critical to our continued success.