Standard Life contributes to southern Alberta's emergency flooding response
MONTREAL, June 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life Financial announced today
a total donation from the company and its employees of up to $40,000 to the
Canadian Red Cross and other charitable organizations in southern Alberta.
Standard Life is donating $20,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with the
immediate needs and long-term recovery from the disaster. The company is also
encouraging employees to make individual donations and will match all employee
donations to the Red Cross dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000. In addition,
Standard Life is making donations of $5,000 each to two charities whose
operations are directly impacted by the flooding: the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab
Centre and The Mustard Seed Calgary.
As part of its community engagement program, Standard Life is offering its
employees a paid day off so they can help colleagues, family members or
charities with the clean-up and recovery effort.
"We're proud to be able to support and comfort our employees, our clients, our
partners and Albertans affected by this disaster," said Charles Guay,
President of Standard Life Financial."
About Standard Life
Standard Life Financial Inc. provides long-term savings, investments and
insurance solutions to more than 1.4million Canadians, including group
retirement and insurance plan members. It has been doing business in Canada
for 180 years and has approximately 2,000employees, including more than 50
based in Calgary.
Standard Life Financial comprises the largest operation outside of the United
Kingdom of StandardLifeplc, its parent company headquartered in Edinburgh,
Scotland. As of March 31, 2013, StandardLifeplc had $360billion in
assets under administration, including $46billion in Canada through
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