PwC In Caribbean Donates $50,000 To Haiti

September 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

PwC firms operating in the Caribbean and Atlantic have collectively donated US$50,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in Haiti after last month’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

A spokesperson said, “The money was raised by the partners and employees of the PwC firms in The Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, East Caribbean [Barbados and St. Lucia], Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. A cash donation of US$50,000 has been made to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency [CDEMA], a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community [CARICOM].”

Frazer Lindsay, CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers Caribbean Region Ltd., said: “PwC in the Caribbean stands with the people of Haiti who continue to suffer in the aftermath of this devastating earthquake, which took the lives of more than 2,000 people and destroyed over 50,000 homes. We are pleased to make this donation to CDEMA to help with reconstruction and ongoing humanitarian aid efforts.”

Scott Watson-Brown, PwC Bermuda Corporate Responsibility leader, said: “Our hearts go out to the tens of thousands of Haitians affected by the tragedy. Disaster response and relief is a vital part of our ESG programme at PwC and we are proud of our people across the Caribbean for responding so quickly and generously to this fundraiser.”

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