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Aflac Chairman and CEO, Dan Amos, to Offer Insight About Being a World’s Most Ethical Company during Ethisphere September 12 Webcast

Webcast to introduce the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company Recognition Program and enhanced Ethics Quotient™ reporting.

New York, NY – September 3, 2014 – Ethisphere, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced today that Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos will speak on the September 12, 2014 webcast and offer his insights into being an 8x World’s Most Ethical Company honoree. The webcast, which kicks off the 2015 submission year, is for those interested in learning more about the submission and selection processes.

“Appearing on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Company list for the 8th consecutive year validates our belief that ethical practices are essential to business success,” Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. “The foundation of our relationship with customers is trust; trust that we will pay claims quickly during times of need. This honor reinforces the faith that customers and shareholders place in our commitment to serve them with integrity.”

Attendees at this year’s webcast can expect to learn more about:

  • Aflac’s practices and leadership and the importance of being recognized as a world-class ethical organization
  • The Ethics Quotient (EQ™) questionnaire
  • The submission and selection processes used by Ethisphere
  • The benefits of applying
  • Enhanced analytical scorecard and feedback

“Participating in the Ethics Quotient and World’s Most Ethical Company recognition program offers a real advantage to organizations at every level of sophistication, maturity and size,” explained Ethisphere’s Chief Marketing Officer, Tia Smallwood. “There is a clear advantage to confidentially assessing yourself against the very best, in this case those who are honored, and in participating in a process which in its ninth year has proven to be invaluable to organizations striving to communicate ethics, trust and performance both internally and externally.”

In 2015 all participating companies will receive enhanced feedback, i.e. a high-level analysis with their scores compared to World’s Most Ethical Company honorees in key questions as well as the overall Ethics Quotient and five categories.

To register for the September 12 webcast, visit:

To nominate an organization, visit:

To see how the financial performance of the 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies compares to the S&P 500 visit:

In 2014, Ethisphere honored 144 organizations from 41 industries including 21 first-time honorees. Honorees included the largest group of organizations based outside the U.S. – 38 organizations from 21 countries and 5 continents.

More information is available at

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Ethisphere is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption Program Verification™. More information about Ethisphere can be found at:

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