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.
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.
Our associates are the backbone of Alliance Data’s business. As employees increasingly seek a strong, purpose-driven culture, including open communication and fulfillment, we are adopting talent strategies that keep pace with these expectations – engaging associates through data-driven feedback, technology and customization, just as we’re doing for our clients and end-consumers.
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.
For years, Alliance Data has been committed to closely tracking and reporting on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Most recently we released our 2018 Sustainability Report covering those subjects critical to our long-term success. This sixth annual report was prepared in accordance with the Core Option of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.
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.
Alliance Data’s stakeholders have diverse priorities and interests in how we conduct business. Just as we are committed to delivering sustainable financial performance – in the short and long term – high-performing companies like ours promote a strong corporate culture which helps create value for our stockholders, customers, employees and communities.
Alliance Data remains committed to managing aspects of our operations that drive long-term value creation and contribute to building a sustainable business for our stockholders, clients, associates and the communities in which we operate. These priorities are fundamental to Alliance Data’s corporate culture and the core principles on which we operate our business every day.