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ACE Group to Hold Dedication Ceremony to Commemorate “Green” Designation for its North American Headquarters in Philadelphia
Dec 9, 2009



  ACE Group executives and managers will join together with invited Philadelphia city officials and guests at its North American headquarters in Philadelphia to recognize earning the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The certification for the headquarters building, located at 436 Walnut Street and situated near Independence Hall in the city’s Historic District, is the only LEED-certified existing building designation in Philadelphia.


  Invited guests include Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter; Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia, Katherine Gajewski; and Executive Director of the Delaware Green Building Council Janet Milkman.
    ACE Group attendees include Chief Executive Officer—Insurance, North America, Brian Dowd; Senior Vice President, North America Marketing & Communications, Richard Tallo; and Environmental Analyst Melissa Young.



436 Walnut Street

    (Southeast corner of 5th and Walnut streets, in the lobby)
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.-Eastern Time


  ACE Group is receiving this prestigious Silver-level distinction based on the environmental achievements of its Philadelphia headquarters building in the following categories: energy use, lighting, water and material use, and other sustainable strategies. The building reflects ACE’s commitment not only to sustainability and sound environmental stewardship, but also to operating a healthy, comfortable, state-of-the art facility.

Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), the ACE Group’s core operating insurance companies are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. The ACE Group provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world. To learn more about the ACE Group, please visit:



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Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744