Fortitude Re Donates $88,333 To CURB

September 8, 2021

Fortitude Re donated $88,333 to Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] to assist its “work in the community against social injustice and racial inequity.”

A spokesperson said, “Fortitude Re, Bermuda’s largest multi-line reinsurer, has announced an $88,333 donation to Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] to provide crucial and direct support to the community.

“This donation means a great deal to CURB, not only from the perspective that the funds are extremely welcomed and needed, but also that after 17 years, validation of CURB’s work in the community is finally being recognized,” said Lynne A. Winfield, President of CURB.

“We believe the example of Fortitude Re as an organization committed to social change through philanthropy, demonstrates the strong commitment the organization has to be agents of change in bringing about greater racial equity to the communities in which it works and lives.”

Fortitude Re’s Moneca Darrell, Gary Harris, Andrew Sooboodoo and CURB’s Hashim Estwick, Michelle Scott- Outerbridge, Cordell Riley 

Fortitude Re CURB Bermuda September 2021

“Our Code of Conduct and Policies – and more importantly our cultural and moral fabric – will not tolerate racism or any other form of discrimination,” says James Bracken, CEO.

“One of our core values and beliefs at Fortitude Re is to embrace diversity, harnessing the power of our differences through active engagement and teamwork driving individual and organizational success.

“We must actively support underrepresented and at risk groups through organizations that focus on the importance of equality, diversity, inclusion, criminal justice reform and human and civil rights.”

“Fortitude Re’s charitable donation to CURB aims to support Bermuda with its racial challenges. CURB is working hard to root-out racism in Bermuda which is aligned with Fortitude Re’s core beliefs and values. Fortitude Re is proud to make this donation to CURB in aid of its work in the community against social injustice and racial inequity,” says Andrew Sooboodoo, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Bermuda Office.

“In 2020, Fortitude Re took the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.”

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