Issued by Alliance Data
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 2017, which reviews accomplishments over the past year and sets new goals for 2020 across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and LoyaltyOne – as well as the parent company.
PLANO, Texas, June 29, 2018 – 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 2017, which reviews accomplishments over the past year and sets new goals for 2020 across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and LoyaltyOne – as well as the parent company. This year’s report presents an updated corporate responsibility strategy that provides a blueprint for activities over the next three years, with a focus on leveraging the company’s expertise in technology and data analytics to benefit the social good – a purpose-driven approach the company calls “data for good.” Download a copy of the highlights report or the full report.
In 2017, Alliance Data evolved its corporate responsibility strategy to better reflect the company today, incorporating feedback received from stakeholders. Specifically, the company articulated its approach to fair and responsible banking; ramped up efforts to promote an inclusive and diverse workforce, supplier base and Board of Directors; and placed greater emphasis on using technology and data analytics capabilities for social good.
Specific accomplishments highlighted in this year’s report include:
Looking forward, Alliance Data’s strategy is aimed at increasing the company’s positive social impact and reducing its environmental footprint, while achieving results that strengthen the long-term sustainability of the business. The company will employ its “data for good” philosophy to drive economic return across the value chain; improve business performance for clients through the effective use of marketing and technology; create value for consumers through tailored and relevant multi-channel communications; offer a healthy, inclusive, safe and rewarding workplace; and address social and environmental issues.
Specific goals for the next three years include:
To learn more, view the full 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report.
Media Relations, Alliance Data
Alliance Data® (NYSE: ADS) and its combined businesses is North America's largest and most comprehensive provider of transaction-based, data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience; the result is measurably changing consumer behavior while driving business growth and profitability for some of today's most recognizable brands. Alliance Data helps its clients create and increase customer loyalty through solutions that engage millions of customers each day across multiple touch points using traditional, digital, mobile and other emerging technologies.
Headquartered in Dallas, Alliance Data and its three businesses employ approximately 11,000 associates at more than 70 locations worldwide.
Alliance Data consists of three businesses: Alliance Data Retail Services, a leading provider of marketing-driven credit solutions; Epsilon®, a leading provider of multichannel, data-driven technologies and marketing services; and LoyaltyOne®, which owns and operates the AIR MILES® Reward Program, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program.
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