SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ACE in Asia Pacific, part of the ACE Group of Companies, announced today that the company will launch its inaugural Regional Day of Community Service, during which ACE employees across the region will participate in active volunteerism and / or raise funds for charitable organizations.
During the designated week of 15-19 October 2012, ACE’s employees across 10 Asia Pacific markets will be involved in community projects that primarily align with ACE’s over-arching philanthropic theme of ‘Going Green / Conservation / Recycling’ or ‘Education / Health and Support of the underprivileged children or the elderly.’ The 10 markets include the ACE offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia/New Zealand. The community projects encompass beach clean-ups, blood donations to Red Cross, raising funds for children with cancer, cooking for the homeless, charity auctions and the like.
The Regional Day of Service is an opportunity for all employees to rally together and dedicate a small part of their time working on local community projects. In short, it is ACE’s way of giving back to the communities in which employees live and work.
On behalf of the ACE Group, Mr. Damien Sullivan, Regional President of ACE Asia Pacific said “We are committed to the socio-economic development of the communities where we operate and for the most part, have become the fabric of the local economies. In addition to providing a range of insurance protection for individuals, families and businesses, ACE is keen to actively give back to the community, through various philanthropic projects to enhance the lives of the people and environment. This region-wide activity also gives an exciting platform to demonstrate our collaboration between the life and non-life businesses in various countries. ”
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The ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 53 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of the ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Additional information can be found at : www.acegroup.com.
Michele Anne Minjoot, +65 6398-8708
Source: The ACE Group