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  • 6/14/17 2:30 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Non-profit organizations from communities across the U.S. and U.K. share how partnerships with Unum (NYSE: UNM) make them stronger in Unum’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report. Their stories feature Unum’s focus and commitment to social responsibility, particularly in education, health, wellness, arts and culture. “We’re a staff of five employees serving 4,300 athletes and managing events throughout our state,” says Philmore...
  • 3/23/17 11:41 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland contributed more than $12.4 million and volunteered more than 87,000 volunteer hours to charitable organizations in 2016. “Unum’s commitment to social responsibility is one of our core values and is reflected in the longstanding tradition we have of giving back to our communities,” said Joe Foley, senior vice president. “It’s rewarding to see our employees share thatmore...
  • 2/9/17 10:00 am EST
    PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and MaineHealth have formed ground-breaking partnerships with Venture Hall, an innovation center in Portland, Maine, to attract entrepreneurs and innovators from across the country to create new solutions for the health care industry. The first-of-its-kind partnership for Maine will tackle problems that both organizations see as critical to health care providers. Through Venture Hall’s highly selective summer acceleratormore...
  • 5/17/16 10:41 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum employees from across the U.S., U.K. and Ireland share their commitments to social causes, education and the arts and the communities they call home in the company’s annual Corporate Responsibility Report that was released today. Their stories illustrate Unum’s focus on social responsibility through a culture that strives to make a positive difference. “When I joined Unum, the thing that struck me most was the dedicationmore...
  • 3/10/16 2:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland contributed nearly $12.7 million and volunteered more than 88,000 volunteer hours to charitable organizations in 2015. “Unum has a long and proud tradition of giving back to our communities and making an impact on those who could use a helping hand,” said Joe Foley, senior vice president. “That commitment to social responsibility is one of our core values, and it’smore...
  • 2/24/15 1:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland showed strong support for charitable organizations in 2014, contributing nearly $12.7 million and volunteering more than 111,000 volunteer hours in the areas the company operates. “Unum has a long and proud tradition of giving back to our communities and making an impact on those who could use a helping hand,” said Joe Foley, chief marketing officer. “That commitment tomore...
  • 3/25/14 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland remained committed to supporting charitable organizations in 2013, contributing more than $13.5 million and volunteering more than 100,000 hours in support of worthwhile causes primarily in the areas the company operates. “The needs in our communities continue to be greater than ever,” said Joseph Foley, senior vice president of marketing. “Year after year, ourmore...
  • 1/31/13 1:39 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum’s (NYSE: UNM) commitment to supporting charitable organizations throughout the U.S., U.K. and Ireland was strong in 2012, as company and employee charitable support to worthwhile causes topped the $13 million mark. “The needs in our communities continue to be greater than ever,” said Joe Foley, Unum’s chief marketing officer. “I’m always incredibly proud of our employees and amazed by their generosity. A strong commitment tomore...
  • 2/15/12 3:25 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum’s commitment to its communities in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland was strong in 2011, as the company and its employees contributed more than $12 million to worthwhile causes. The corporation gave more than $7.2 million in donations and $520,000 in in-kind contributions. Unum employees donated more than $2.7 million to non-profit organizations and through special events such as the United Way campaigns in the U.S. and the Site2Sitemore...
  • 2/8/11 11:00 am EST

    Employees give an additional $2.7 million

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum’s (NYSE: UNM) commitment to give back to its communities remained strong in 2010, as the company donated more than $6.7 million to worthwhile causes — a 3-percent increase over the previous year. Employees followed the company’s lead, giving an additional $2.7 million last year to non-profit organizations. “As one of the core values of our business, social responsibility has always been a priority for our company,” said Unummore...