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Piedmont Columbus Regional to Offer Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 at Doctors Hospital

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by Chuck Williams

Aflac Chairman Dan Amos and his wife Kathelen, made a million-dollar contribution early this year to help the hospital activate the fifth floor.  It was a $2 million in which others including the Amoses contributed.

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Entertainer and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Co-Founder Marie Osmond Helps Celebrate 20th Year of the Aflac Holiday Duck Helping Kids with Cancer

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Commemorating its 20th year of spreading joy while raising funds and awareness to help treat and find a cure for pediatric cancers – and in the Saint Nick of time for giving season – Aflac along with a famous friend and philanthropist are introducing the 2020 Aflac Holiday Duck, available for purchase at AflacChildhoodCancer.org.

Aflac Incorporated Announces $25 Million Commitment to Invest in LISC's Black Economic Development Fund

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today its $25 million commitment to invest in the Black Economic Development Fund introduced by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).

Aflac Pledges $1 Million to Morehouse School of Medicine Funding to Aid Research and Community Education to Combat the Ongoing Opioid Crisis in Rural Georgia

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., has pledged $1 million to Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). The funding will support the institution's research and education programs related to the ongoing opioid crisis in rural America. Aflac will provide Morehouse School of Medicine with five annual installments of $200,000, which began in 2020.

Expanding Multinationals Seek Three Signs Of Business Resilience

Executive Vice President, Americas at Invest Northern Ireland, the economic development agency for Northern Ireland.
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by Peta Conn

With remote working evolving from a perk to a necessity, it’s now just as important to recruit for flexibility in the face of change. We’ve witnessed multiple examples of resilient workforces thriving in Northern Ireland in 2020.

Women Executives at Major Companies Like Intel, Unilever, and Mckinsey Share Their Best Advice for Advancing Your Career and Coming Out as a Leader While Working From Home

by Lisa Rabasca Roepe
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At the beginning of each week, think about two or three people you would like to reach out to, Mallick said. It doesn't have to be a video meeting if you have screen fatigue — you can send someone a text or a brief email to say hello. If you see an article that reminds you of that person, send it to them or consider sharing it and tagging them on LinkedIn, she said.

2020 Reveals the High Cost of Not Investing in Corporate Social Responsibility

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In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, the quest for greater social justice in 2020 has fueled companies to reexamine their diversity, equity and inclusion strategies, and they might take a page from Aflac’s commitment to a diverse workforce. In 2019, Aflac U.S. hired 729 new employees who were 58% ethnic minorities and 65% women — an increase of 20% and 16%, respectively, in comparison to 2018. Sixty-four percent of Aflac’s board members are ethnic minorities or women.

COVID-19 Raises Tough Decisions, Shifting Priorities of Corporate America

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(Bpt) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are more willing than business executives to impose short-term economic pain for long-term gain, as trust in the government’s ability to make the world a better place has taken a plunge, as has environmental concerns.

How Workplace Benefits Might Reflect the New Reality of COVID-19

by Darla Mercado, CFP®
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Employers may have started offering telemedicine in recent years to keep the cost of care down, and the pandemic has helped drive employees toward remote medical treatment.

Indeed, 43% of employers polled by Aflac say they now offer telemedicine to their workers, up from 29% last year. The insurer polled 1,200 benefits decision-makers from June 12 through June 30.

COVID-19 Will Continue To Test Small Businesses & Here's How To Respond

by Rhett Power
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3. Embrace corporate social responsibility.

Prior to the pandemic, business and marketing leaders were already looking for ways to meet a growing demand among both consumers and investors for clearly defined corporate social responsibility initiatives. However, CSR must be more than a marketing ploy.

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