PwC invests further in its sustainable business practices with the addition of Nelson Switzer to its team

TORONTO, October 15, 2012— PwC is pleased to announce that Nelson Switzer, former CEO of asherleaf consulting inc. (asherleaf) , a leading sustainability and business management advisory firm, has joined PwC to lead the firm’s Toronto-based Sustainable Business Solutions (SBS) practice.

“Nelson’s addition will help PwC to strengthen its ability to help clients add value, reduce risk, and enhance their reputation as it relates to environmental, social, and economic issues,” says Bruce McIntyre, partner and leader of PwC’s Sustainable Business Solutions Practice. “Nelson will be instrumental to the delivery of our business advisory services, which includes climate change consulting, corporate responsibility reporting, and the certification of environmental, health and safety management systems.”

Switzer says, “I look forward to bringing my experiences with asherleaf to the team at PwC to help clients find innovative solutions to complex business problems. Together, we will help companies identify, mitigate and manage their environmental, social and economic impacts to preserve and enhance the communities we live in.”

For more information, please visit www.pwc.com/ca/sustainability.

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