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Feb 08, 2023

Allianz Group announced today that it would make available six million euros to support relief and recovery efforts following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, including up to one million euros to match the donations of its employees and tied agents. At least 500,000 euros has already been deployed via a local fund for immediate humanitarian aid.

Feb 08, 2023

Sibylle Steimen, Managing Director Advisory & Services at Allianz Re, heads a team of over 40 scientists in the area of catastrophe management. She earned her PhD in seismology at the Swiss Seismological Institute. We spoke to her about the recent earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria. 

Feb 07, 2023

In response to the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria on February 6, 2023, Allianz Group is contributing to the Red Cross Society through its Disaster Response fund. Funds will be distributed to Turkish and Syrian Red Crescents for relief work in the impacted areas on both sides of the border. 
Company
Remote work need not stop at the border

Allianz has embraced the flexibility of cross-border remote work as part of its new Ways of Working. Today, employees are eligible to work up to 25 days per year from outside their country of employment. Olaf Kliesow, Head of Global Reward, Performance and Mobility, explains what makes working remotely across borders both an achievement and a valuable benefit.

Allianz Trade announces CEO leadership change

Allianz Trade, the world leader in trade credit insurance, announces today that Aylin Somersan Coqui, currently Group Chief Risk Officer of Allianz SE, will become CEO and Chairperson of the Board of Management of Allianz Trade. This change is subject to regulatory approval, and follows the departure of Clarisse Kopff, who has decided to pursue a new leadership role outside of Allianz as of November 30, 2022.

CEO Oliver Bäte is “Personality of the Year” in German Diversity Award

The award represents Allianz`s unwavering engagement and our CEO's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).

Studies
States of Mind Health Report: Lack of awareness about chronic diseases risks adding to healthcare costs

Allianz Partners’ States of Mind Health Report reveals three mindset shifts required to achieve better outcomes within healthcare systems.

Allianz Risk Barometer 2023

The 12th edition of the Allianz Risk Barometer identifies the most important corporate concerns for 2023, ranked by 2,712 risk management experts from a record 94 countries and territories.

Economic Outlook 2023-2024

For Alexander the Great, the decision to simply cut through the famous Gordian knot presented the most pragmatic solution to a persistent problem. If we were to look for a knot these days, we’d certainly find it in a set of highly complex interlocking global problems that weigh heavily on the shoulders of the world and cannot be simply cut through.

Financials
Operating profit grows by 7.4 percent to 3.5 billion euros in 3Q

The Group confirms the full-year outlook.

Allianz SE resolves on new share buy-back program with a volume of up to 1 billion euros

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 1 billion euros.

Allianz completes acquisition of majority stake in Jubilee’s general insurance business in East Africa

Allianz announces that it has completed the transaction to acquire a majority stake in Jubilee Holdings Limited’s general insurance business in East Africa, namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius.

Commitment
Allianz announces 6 million euros for earthquake relief and recovery

Allianz Group announced today that it would make available six million euros to support relief and recovery efforts following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, including up to one million euros to match the donations of its employees and tied agents. At least 500,000 euros has already been deployed via a local fund for immediate humanitarian aid

“There is no such thing as a weather forecast for earthquakes”

Sibylle Steimen, Managing Director Advisory & Services at Allianz Re, heads a team of over 40 scientists in the area of catastrophe management. She earned her PhD in seismology at the Swiss Seismological Institute. We spoke to her about the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

Allianz donates towards Türkiye-Syria earthquake relief

In response to the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria on February 6, 2023, Allianz Group is contributing to the Red Cross Society through its Disaster Response fund. Funds will be distributed to Turkish and Syrian Red Crescents for relief work in the impacted areas on both sides of the border.

Business
Risk reports mirror outcomes of Allianz Motor Day: more green initiatives needed to solve climate change

When intertwined, diverse green initiatives add up to smaller and smaller carbon footprints. Combine a video assessment of car damage, for instance, with choosing to repair a slightly damaged part instead of replacing it, and the positive impact grows further. 

Deluge-ional: Time for smarter collaboration against rising flood risks

Extreme weather events cannot be prevented, but the extent of their impact can be significantly reduced. Using the example of flood events, this feature article focuses on what answers our experts have on how to minimize the loss of life and property when such events occur.

"Trust has become our primary currency"

Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte talks with German news outlet FOCUS Magazin about the current challenges facing society, ranging from inflation to the climate crisis – and why the health of the company as a whole matters, including non-financial aspects like customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

Our commitment to you: Dare to - we're with you 

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