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Meet America's Best Employers For Diversity 2021

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By Kristin Stoller

For as long as Keyla Cabret can remember, diversity has been a priority at Aflac. Years before companies started boasting equity and inclusion initiatives, the insurance giant was creating diverse pipelines, recruiting Black high school students in Columbus, Georgia, for its internship program.

A Message from Daniel P. Amos, Aflac Incorporated Chairman and CEO

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As we embarked on 2020, we at Aflac were eagerly anticipating a year celebrating an array of significant milestones for the company: first, the 65th anniversary of Aflac’s founding; the Aflac Duck’s 20th anniversary; the 25th anniversary of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; the 38th consecutive year that Aflac Incorporated has increased the annual dividend to our shareholders; and my 30th year as CEO of Aflac Incorporated.

Aflac Incorporated Posts 2020 Business and Sustainability Report Report Highlights How Aflac's Commitment to ESG is Making a Difference Balancing Purpose and Profit

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COLUMBUS, Ga., April 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced that the company has released its 2020 Business and Sustainability Report, titled "65 Years of the Aflac Way: Making a Difference While Balancing Purpose and Profit." The comprehensive, multimedia report consolidates information traditionally found in the company's Environmental Social Governance (ESG), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Year-in-Review reports into an integrated, easy-to-navigate online document with options for stakeholders to create customized reports.

Industry Snapshot: Q&A with Aflac's Stephanie Shields

We talked to Stephanie Shields, senior vice president of Broker Sales at Aflac, about the pandemic's impact on the industry, trends to watch for…
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1. In your opinion, what are the top areas of focus for our industry in 2021 and beyond?

Hammering Home Americans' Need for Supplemental Insurance

By Virgil Miller
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Preparing for a wrench in your plan

At a time when people are investing financially in home upgrades, the last thing people need is another medical bill. In the U.S., 48% of employees say they can’t pay for an unexpected out-of-pocket expense of $1,000 or more without taking on debt, according to the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report.3

Ford Motor Company, SMS Assist, and Aflac Nab Top Honors in Ragan's Employee Communications Awards

Along with the many other winners of Ragan’s 2021 Employee Communications Awards, these companies represent the very best in employee engagement and internal comms.
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During COVID-19, it became clear to insurance firm Aflac that something new was needed for its annual report on corporate social responsibility. The company prides itself on its commitment to purpose, ethics and giving back to the community, and the organization saw 2020 as an opportunity to morph the launch of its report into a virtual event, both highlighting CSR achievements and engaging a newly remote workforce.

What's Next In Group Benefits: Meeting Today's Evolving Employee Needs

By Ann Clifford
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As employers renew their commitment to their employee benefits strategies, they’re looking to brokers and insurance carriers to help them deliver holistic offerings that reflect the evolving landscape and address employees’ financial wellbeing needs.

The Pandemic Effect: What Employers and Employees Need - and Expect - Right Now

By Ann Clifford
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Employers and employees are looking to a combination of supplemental benefits, enhanced technology and education to navigate the pandemic’s impact and prepare for the future. Bob Ruff, Senior Vice President of Growth Solutions at Aflac, gives a fresh look into how the benefits landscape is changing.

Aflac Incorporated Announces Inaugural Sustainability Bond Issuance

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COLUMBUS, Ga., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced recently that it has closed its first sustainability bond, further reinforcing the company's longstanding commitment to uphold the core values of our "people-first" business approach that balances purpose and profit. The company's core values include reinforcing and operating with the utmost respect for our environment and the communities we serve.   

The company issued $400 million principal amount of 1.125% senior notes due 2026. 

Pandemic Milestone: A Fresh Perspective on Group Benefits

BY RICH WILLIAMS
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Coming off the events of last year, a comprehensive benefits offering not only helps employees during a health event, but it also supports employee productivity, recruitment and retention. According to the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report, 35% of workers say improving their benefits package is the one thing their employer could do to keep them in their jobs — second only to increasing their pay. (Learn more about the survey at Aflac.com/AWR.)

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