Innovative robotic duck takes top honors in the People’s Choice and the Robotics and Hardware categories at premier conference Celebrating the convergence of the interactive, film and music industries
COLUMBUS, Ga., March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Taking home yet another major award for technology, innovation and corporate responsibility, Aflac today announced the My Special Aflac Duck, an innovative robotic duck that helps children cope with cancer, is the winner of this year’s top Award at SXSW in the Robotics and Hardware category. The prestigious SXSW award is added to a growing list of awards, which includes Engaget’s Best in Show Award at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show and Time Magazine’s recognition as one of the 50 Best inventions for 2018.
Developed in collaboration with Sproutel, a patient-centered engineering firm that co-develops innovative products to help those challenged by serious health issues, My Special Aflac Duck is quite a bit softer and a whole lot cuter than its advertising manifestation.
18 years on annual list show how Aflac isn’t a company that takes service and value for granted
COLUMBUS, Ga., March. 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Aflac today announced that it is once again included on Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for 2019. With this 18th year of being voted onto this prestigious list by industry peers, the supplemental insurance company has once again demonstrated that Aflac isn’t a company that takes customer service and shareholder value for granted.
Ethisphere, the Global Leader in Defining and Advancing Standards of Ethical Business Practices, Honors Aflac, the Only Insurance Company on Prestigious List Every Year Since 2007
COLUMBUS, Ga., February 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Illustrating Aflac’s long-term and ongoing commitment to ethical excellence, today the Ethisphere Institute announced that Aflac, the leading supplemental insurance company for sales at the worksite,* has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for a record-setting 13th consecutive year. Aflac is one of only eight businesses and the only insurance company to appear on the list every year since its inception in 2007.
More than 1,000 students and community members strapped hospital bands on their wrists and raised $1,144,453.19 for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta during UGA Miracle’s 24 hour Dance Marathon Saturday and Sunday in Tate Grand Hall. This is the fourth consecutive year that this student organization has raised more than $1 million.
This was a big day for our little robotic duck! Aflac was thrilled to deliver My Special Aflac Ducks™ to pediatric cancer patients at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Seeing these brave children light up with joy and excitement is what makes these deliveries so special.
As advocates of diversity and inclusivity, we are excited to celebrate the achievements of Aflac U.S. President Teresa White and General Counsel Audrey Boone Tillman, honorees on Black Enterprise’s 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America list. We are continuously inspired by their strong leadership and commitment to making a positive influence on future generations.
An Aflac branding specialist makes the business case for doing the right thing.
By Catherine Hernandez-Blades
Say the words “corporate social responsibility,” or CSR, and what may come to mind are multinational corporations taking action on global issues like climate change or public health. While that is certainly part of what is happening under the larger CSR umbrella today, businesses of all sizes are increasingly embracing good corporate citizenship as part of their standard operating procedure and discovering ways to do good within their own communities and professional networks.