Standard Life contributes to emergency response for Lac-Mégantic, Québec

Standard Life contributes to emergency response for Lac-Mégantic, Québec 
MONTREAL, July 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life Financial announced today 
a total donation from the company and its employees of up to $15,000 to the 
Canadian Red Cross to support citizens of Lac-Mégantic and assist with relief 
efforts following the train derailment that occurred early in the morning of 
July 6th. 
Standard Life is donating $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with the 
immediate needs and long-term recovery from the disaster which struck the 
town. 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 
"We wish to show our solidarity and assist with efforts to comfort everyone 
directly and indirectly affected by this disaster," said Sophie Fortin, Senior 
Vice-President, People, Business Change and Communications, Standard Life 
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. 
Standard Life has been doing business in Canada for 180 years and has 
approximately 2,000employees. It 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 
Geoffrey King 514-499-7999, ext. 8150 
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