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Updated: Gift from Dan, Kathelen Amos Allows Piedmont to Add 36 COVID-19 Beds in Doctors Hospital

by: Chuck Williams
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A million-dollar gift from Aflac Chairman Dan Amos and his wife, Kathelen, will allow Piedmont Columbus Regional to put 36 new beds in the old Doctors Hospital building, according to a news release Monday morning.

The space will be used for COVID-19 patients. It is expected to renovated and ready in about two weeks, a Piedmont Columbus Regional spokesperson tells News 3.

Aflac Incorporated Unveils New Environmental, Social and Governance Website, Including 2019 ESG Report

ESG Hub Provides Powerful Resource for Investors, Consumers and Stakeholders Seeking Key Information About Aflac’s Commitment to Purpose and Profit
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COLUMBUS, Ga., March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Aflac Incorporated today announced that it has unveiled a new environmental, social and governance website highlighting the company’s commitment to ESG initiatives important to investors, employees and consumers.

Ethisphere Names Aflac Incorporated One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2020

Named to List for 14 Consecutive Years — Only Insurance Company Recognized Every Year Since 2007
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Aflac Incorporated today announced that it is once again included on the Ethisphere Institute’s list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 2020. This marks the 14th consecutive year that the company has appeared on the prestigious list, making Aflac the only insurer to appear on the list every year since the inaugural recognition in 2007.

Aflac's Dan Amos Inspires $6M in Annual Employee Contributions to Child Cancer Research

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By Janet Jones Kendall  – Contributing Writer

Aflac CEO Dan Amos and his wife Kathelen made a $3 million commitment to the Atlanta community by creating the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

That was in 1995, and Amos didn't stop there. He challenged his independent sales force at Aflac by offering a matching donation for the money they raised as a team.

How Aflac Found a Duck’s Purpose

Aflac put its duck mascot to work as a companion robot for kids with cancer—and animated the company’s brand purpose along the way.
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The Aflac Duck has been squawking, waddling, and shaking its feathers loose in commercials for years, making a household name for itself and for the Aflac brand. Meanwhile, the supplemental insurance provider has been quietly donating millions of dollars to support kids with cancer and fund pediatric cancer research.

3% Conference Heads to Atlanta in Effort to Solidify Commitment to Intersectionality

The organization makes its way south for the first time
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By Mary Emily O'Hara

Atlanta native Shannon Watkins, senior vice president of brand and creative services at Aflac, said that the city’s diversity and its stance as a sort of an outsider to traditional Madison Avenue advertising drive more creativity.

The Aflac Duck Is 20 Years Old. Here's How He's Changed the Insurance World

By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business
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The duck has even gone high tech to help sick kids. Amos said that the company has already raised more than $145 million for pediatric cancer charities since the start of the ad campaign from the sale of stuffed plush Aflac ducks..

And it now has an interactive robot version of the toy duck that gets donated to children diagnosed with cancer. It's won best in show awards at both the influential Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as well as at South by Southwest.

Aflac Incorporated Appears on Fortune's List of World's Most Admired Companies for 19th Time

Company Improves to No. 1 for Innovation in the Insurance: Life and Health Industry Category
Press Release

COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aflac Incorporated today announced that it is included on Fortune's annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies for the 19th time. The company ranks No. 1 among its peers for innovation, compared to No. 7 in 2019, and ranks No. 2 overall in the Insurance: Life and Health Industry category, compared to No. 7 in 2019.

Aflac: How to Help Your Business Stay Relevant in Social Media

by Ashley Jones
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Two leading experts on corporate responsibility join us this morning to tell us what businesses should be doing to address the findings.

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