Duckprints in the Community

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Duckprints in the Community

Companies have a responsibility to make the areas in which we live and work better places. Learn more about how we give back to our communities, including how Aflac’s James Mailman was named one of the 2015 Heroes of the Fortune 500 for his support in the fight against childhood cancer.

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“RI Tech and Innovation Report”— Big Win at SXSW by Sproutel, Slater and More
The people have spoken. Not only did Sproutel take home the top award in the Robotics and Hardware category at the 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Presented by KPMG, but the company—along with their co-creators—also took home the people’s choice award for the My Special Aflac Duck, a “comforting companion” for...
Apr 18, 2019 12:10 PM ET
Special Ducks Help Comfort Children Who Are Battling Cancer
The invention, called “My Special Aflac Duck,” was named one of Time Magazine’s best inventions of 2018, and it’s easy to see why, as kids rapidly grow attached to them. “We consider the duck a social robot,” inventor Aaron J. Horowitz said. “He is a constant companion for kids that can really share in the experience that they are having, and can give them a better tool to communicate...
Apr 15, 2019 2:00 PM ET
Behind Aflac’s Partnership with Country Music and Its Famous Duck
Aflac is contributing $50,000 to Musicians On Call through ACM Lifting Lives to help develop and fund music-related therapy and education programs. Aflac partnered with ACM to both do good and to tie its name with an organization that meets its wide target audience. It had wall-to-red carpet coverage at the ACM Awards, from the Aflac Duck actively posting on social media with behind-the...
Apr 9, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Growing Your Reputation: Doing Good is Good Business
The Evolving World of CSR Today, companies of all kinds view their commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a key business priority. An impressive 77 percent of business and human resources leaders rated corporate citizenship as important in a recent study by Deloitte.¹ The CSR umbrella covers not only community service and charitable giving, but also a...
Apr 8, 2019 1:30 PM ET
Aflac and CMN Hospitals Named a 2019 Halo Awards Finalist
Engage For Good’s Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and showcase successful consumer engagement and employee engagement efforts. This prestigious CSR, cause marketing and corporate social impact award focuses on initiatives where brand purpose and social impact intersect to help build a better world and the bottom line. ...
Feb 18, 2019 11:45 AM ET

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