HONG KONG, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACE Life Insurance Company Ltd. (Incorporated in Bermuda with Limited Liability) and ACE Insurance Limited (collaboratively "ACE in Hong Kong"), both part of the ACE Group of Companies successfully co-organized two philanthropic activities for the second annual regional 'Day of Service' of ACE in Asia Pacific. More than 60 employees from ACE in Hong Kong participated in this active volunteerism initiative.
In line with ACE over-arching philanthropic theme of 'Going Green / Conservation / Recycling' or 'Education / Health and Support of the underprivileged children or the elderly', Hong Kong employees engaged in a beach cleanup in Shek O on 8 November. In addition, ACE in Hong Kong organized a farm outing with 60 visually impaired students from Ebenezer School on 15 November at Tai Tong Farm in Yuen Long. This outing allowed both the students and volunteers to enjoy the green environment and appreciate the lush greenery by exploring nature and interacting with the animals.
Mr. Anthony Mak, Country President of ACE Life Insurance Company Ltd. said, "At ACE Life, we believe there is a strong link between the community and individuals, that is, building better communities means building better lives for our employees and customers. The annual regional 'Day of Service' offers a good opportunity to put this belief into action and to demonstrate our support for the local communities in which employees live and work."
According to Mr. John French, Country President of ACE Insurance Limited, "Serving the community is one of our missions to express our gratitude to both customers and employees. In addition, teamwork is one of the prominent values in ACE. Our philanthropic activities serve as valuable opportunities for team building as well as to bring our can-do attitude to life in the community."
ABOUT ACE IN HONG KONG
ACE Life Insurance Company Ltd. and ACE Insurance Limited are part of the ACE Group, one of the world's largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in more than 50 countries, the ACE Group 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 (ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. The ACE Group's core operating insurance companies are rated AA- for financial strength by Standard & Poor's and A+ by A.M. Best which are indicative of the strong capital base and financial stability; key attributes in the business of risk.
ACE has been present in Hong Kong for more than 90 years through its general insurance arm -- ACE Insurance Limited, a niche and specialist general insurer. It has a well-known reputation as one of the market leaders in the segments of Property, Casualty and Marine as well as Accident & Health insurance via direct marketing distribution.
ACE Life Insurance Company Ltd. offers a comprehensive array of quality life and medical insurance products and services which are designed to meet the needs of financial protection and security of a broad range of customers.
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