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3% Conference Heads to Atlanta in Effort to Solidify Commitment to Intersectionality

The organization makes its way south for the first time
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By Mary Emily O'Hara

Atlanta native Shannon Watkins, senior vice president of brand and creative services at Aflac, said that the city’s diversity and its stance as a sort of an outsider to traditional Madison Avenue advertising drive more creativity.

The Aflac Duck Is 20 Years Old. Here's How He's Changed the Insurance World

By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business
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The duck has even gone high tech to help sick kids. Amos said that the company has already raised more than $145 million for pediatric cancer charities since the start of the ad campaign from the sale of stuffed plush Aflac ducks..

And it now has an interactive robot version of the toy duck that gets donated to children diagnosed with cancer. It's won best in show awards at both the influential Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as well as at South by Southwest.

Aflac Incorporated Appears on Fortune's List of World's Most Admired Companies for 19th Time

Company Improves to No. 1 for Innovation in the Insurance: Life and Health Industry Category
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aflac Incorporated today announced that it is included on Fortune's annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies for the 19th time. The company ranks No. 1 among its peers for innovation, compared to No. 7 in 2019, and ranks No. 2 overall in the Insurance: Life and Health Industry category, compared to No. 7 in 2019.

Aflac Incorporated Marks First Appearance on 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Aflac Leads Supplemental Insurance Company in U.S. and Japan Joins 325 Companies from Around the Globe on Prestigious List
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated today announced that it is one of 325 companies across 50 industries included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). This is the first year that Aflac participated in the survey to become part of this prestigious index.

Aflac Survey Says Majority of Consumers Want Companies to 'Take a Stand'

More than 77% of Consumers say they are motivated by Companies' Commitment to Making the World a Better Place
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COLUMBUS, Ga., January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- According to the 2019 Aflac Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, consumers and investors reflect a distinct and growing tendency to increase pressure on  American corporations when it comes to serving the social good. The fifth edition of the Aflac CSR Survey finds, among other things, that consumers and investors expect companies to take a stand, but not the wrong one, and will forgive missteps, but only conditionally.

Aflac No. 17 on LATINA Style's List of 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the US

Company Celebrates 20th Year on Prestigious List for Diversity
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, a leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced that the company has once again been honored by LATINA Style as one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the United States, landing at No. 17 on the prestigious list. This marks the 20th year that Aflac has been recognized in the 22-year history of the LATINA Style 50 Report.

Aflac CSR Campaign Nominated for Best Campaign of the Decade

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The Holmes Report has picked its 16 favorite PR campaigns of the decade based on SABRE winners and its Global Creative Index, including Aflac's campaign building its reputation as a CSR leader and introducing My Special Aflac Duck®, a robotic companion for children facing cancer. The Holmes Report details, "Even after 60+ years of helping those in need & $123 million towards childhood cancer research, Aflac still wasn't recognized as a CSR leader.

Aflac Brings 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball to Pediatric Cancer Patients

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Aflac Joins 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour and Musicians On Call to Share Music and Holiday Cheer Company Integrates National Sponsorship and Ongoing 'Aflac Isn't' Marketing Campaign While Bringing Exclusive Concert Experience to Pediatric Cancer Patients in Atlanta and Washington, DC

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Aflac Joins 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour and Musicians On Call to Share Music and Holiday Cheer Company Integrates National Sponsorship and Ongoing 'Aflac Isn't' Marketing Campaign While Bringing Exclusive Concert Experience to Pediatric Cancer Patients in Atlanta and Washington, DC

The Power Behind Brands in Motion

WE Communications' third-annual study gets inside the minds of today's consumers. The findings were brought to life at an exclusive lunch at PRDecoded.
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Brands worried about price, promotion, product and placement are stuck in the Stone Age, said Catherine Hernandez-Blades, SVP and chief ESG and comms officer at Aflac, during The Power Behind Brands in Motion lunch at PRDecoded, hosted by WE Communications.

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