Findings from 2016 Materiality Assessment to Inform Strategy and Focus Areas in 2017
PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today released its annual Corporate Responsibility report for 2016, which looks back over the last three years and reveals new 2020 goals across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and
Alliance Data’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Highlights is an exhibition of the company’s strong commitment to operating responsibly. Our four pillars – data, people, community and environment – guide us in how we make ethical decisions in our business. Here are some of our notable accolades:
Summer Reading Program Encourages Students to Find a Love of Reading, Preparing them for the Workforce during Summer Reading Challenge
This summer, Epsilon is partnering with the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club to promote childhood engagement through reading even when they’re not in school. Reading doesn’t have to stop when summer starts! Children who read during the summer months are better prepared when school starts again in the fall, and Epsilon understands the importance of this academic readiness. Epsilon has been a supporter of this program for the past few years and is honored to serve as the presenting sponsor for a program that has such an impact on children in the Dallas community.
Urban Heat Island Study Results Highlight the Critical Environmental, Social and Economic Role of the Region's Tree Canopy
Alliance Data, and Texas Trees Foundation, in conjunction with American Forests, the oldest national conservation organization in the United States, teamed up to implement the urban heat island study in Dallas County, which identifies where the region is experiencing high urban heat island temperatures and the associated effect on air quality, and where greater tree canopy coverage could mitigate the issue. The study also uncovered that Dallas is the second largest city in the country that is warming the fastest, which means hotter nights and even hotter days.
Alliance Data associates all around the world donned our best red noses to bring attention to Red Nose Day as part of our ongoing commitment to help support children's causes in the locations where our associates live and work. With a little bit of silliness and a lot of awareness we know together we can help end child poverty!
For the 2nd year in a row, Alliance Data has been named one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine. What's the main ingredient in our recipe for success? Our associates. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and professional development opportunities that challenge and motivate our associates. Another essential element of our value proposition - our culture. This is where we distinguish ourselves.
Alliance Data has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report. This highlights report provides a brief snapshot of our company’s performance against select three-year goals in each of our four corporate responsibility pillars: data, people, community and environment. For additional details, please visit our website to read past reports.
Alliance Data announced a $500,000 corporate challenge grant for a new higher-education campus for My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This challenge grant is a call to other corporations to support the life-changing work that My Possibilities is doing to give adults with cognitive disabilities greater independence, purpose and the skills to become contributing members of society.
Making the holiday season a little brighter, associates in San Francisco from Alliance Data’s Epsilon business, partnered with OakLuv, a nonprofit organization based in Oakland, Calif., to fulfill Christmas lists for families in Oakland. Not only does the organization purchase gifts from the families’ Christmas lists, they also provide these families with clothes and food.
Gifts Expand on Associates’ Passion for Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham & Wakefield and Introduces New Partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital
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Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 – Epsilon, an Alliance Data company that is a global marketing leader in creating connections between people and brands, recently announced two gifts totaling $350,000 in honor of its Boston-area associates to the Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham & Wakefield and the Boston Children’s Hospital.