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My Special Aflac Duck® Soars into Children's Hospital of Philadelphia During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Patients Receive Robotic Duck Designed to Help Them Cope with Cancer
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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during their cancer care.

How CEO Unity Is Driving the Responsible Company Model

by Robert Reiss
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With the emergence of the CEO pledge, affixed with the signatures of nearly 200 top CEOs, including the likes of Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies, Aflac’s 30-year CEO Dan Amos, Fink himself, General Motors’ Mary Barra, IBM’s Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty and JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon, it would be hard to deny that conducting business with a purposeful mindset is now mainstream. After a worldwide financial crisis often viewed as caused by greed and sloppy governance, the people have spoken and businesses are authentically listening.

Aflac "Goes Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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#GoGold with Aflac this #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth for kids facing this terrible disease. From giving My Special Aflac Duck® to more than 5,000 children so far to donating over $136 million toward the cause, Aflac is dedicated to these young heroes.

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My Special Aflac Duck Flies High as a Friend to Kids with Cancer

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By Todd Wilkinson

For a quarter century, the American insurance provider Aflac has been working behind the scenes with members of the medical community to improve health care options for young cancer patients. The centerpiece of its latest initiative, "My Special Aflac Duck," is a comfort toy that kids instantly warm to.

The Salvation Army of the Midlands Gets Grant from Aflac to Help Fight Human Trafficking

by Bryant Monteilh
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COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --  The Salvation Army of the Midlands is getting into the fight to help stop human trafficking in South Carolina. They recently received a grant for just over $8,600 from the company AFLAC.

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My Special AFLAC Duck: A Gold Standard For CSR Programs

by Charles Taylor, CMO Network
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A trend that may help companies reconcile the need to balance the shareholder and the broader stakeholder is the growth of investment in funds focused on the environment, sustainability and corporate governance (ESG). There is also increasing evidence that in general, more investors are factoring ESG practices into their choice of equities. Thus, companies are well-advised to engage in CSR efforts but simultaneously heed consumer skepticism.

Inspiring Productivity With An Innovation Focused Culture

by Virgil Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Aflac U.S. and President, Aflac Group
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Invest in employee training and reskilling

Sunny days energize Aflac ... literally!

Aflac enabling more efficient, cleaner production of energy
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Sunny days energize Aflac ... literally! As part of Aflac’s Green Initiative, solar panels were installed at our Georgia headquarters, enabling more efficient and cleaner production of energy.

Learn more about our commitment to a brighter future: Aflac.com/CSR.

WSB’s AFLAC Cancer Center Careathon raises $1.7 million; 680/The Fan fans bring in $100K for Camp Twin Lakes

By Rodney Ho
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WSB radio listeners pledged $1.7 million for this year’s 19th annual AFLAC Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Careathon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. It slightly exceeded last year’s pledge total of $1.697 million and fell just short of the record $1.75 million from 2017. 

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Aflac Awards $125,000 in Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits

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Aflac is granting $125,000 to 17 local nonprofits working on projects that support health & well-being, education, and community development programs. The selected organizations and their projects are:

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