ACE Foundation and Employees Contribute More than $300,000 to Aid Refugees from Syrian Conflict

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ACE Group announced today that the ACE Charitable Foundation has made a
$250,000 grant to support the International
Rescue Committee
’s work to deliver critical and lifesaving aid to
vulnerable families fleeing to Europe from Syria and other conflict
zones. An additional $30,000 in contributions from ACE employees has
been matched dollar-for-dollar by the foundation. ACE’s response to the
refugee crisis throughout Europe and the Middle East, including the
grant, employee contributions and match, totals nearly $310,000.

“The International Rescue Committee is providing relief to millions of
people who are fleeing violence and terror in Syria,” said Evan
Greenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACE Group. “IRC’s
response on the ground, including providing medical aid, clean water and
sanitation, is essential in the face of this escalating human tragedy.”

The International
Rescue Committee
(IRC) is a global leader in emergency relief,
rehabilitation, protection of human rights, post-conflict development,
resettlement services and advocacy for those uprooted or affected by
violent conflict and oppression. The IRC was one of the first aid
organizations to assist the thousands of refugees arriving each day on
Lesbos, Greece.

About ACE Group

ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty
insurers. With operations in 54 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 ACE Group,
is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ACE) and is a component
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