Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE embarks on global transformation program

Under its new leadership, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the industrial insurer of Allianz Group, announces a comprehensive transformation program, “New AGCS”, to regain profitability and market leadership in the corporate and specialty insurance segment.

Insurance Outlook 2020: A Lost Year

Coronavirus will keep the insurance industry in weak health this year. But the pandemic could accelerate emerging trends in the industry. Digitalization, ESG and Asia are some keywords to watch, says the latest Allianz Global Insurance Report...

The EV-olution of Mobility

That electric vehicles are the future of mobility is not even a debate anymore. But new technologies seldom come without new challenges. What risks will these harbingers of green mobility bring our way? In a new report, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty explores the risks and rewards of electric vehicles... 

WWF Germany and Allianz Research Report sees historical opportunity to set the course for green and inclusive growth

According to a report by Allianz Research and WWF Germany, stimulus measures that only focus on short-term economic recovery and neglect social and environmental impacts will result in avoidable deadweight losses for economies in the coming decades. The authors point to effective steering instruments and levers which support a rapid economic recovery and simultaneously contribute to climate protection.

Allianz Global Pension Report: Old Without Gold

It’s neither as sudden, nor as visible, as the Covid-19 pandemic. But a pension crisis will be no less painful if we don’t prepare for the upcoming demographic changes worldwide. The latest Allianz Global Pension Report tests the adequacy and sustainability of pension systems across the globe...

Allianz and Lime jointly address safety needs in micromobility industry

Lime, the global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, and Allianz, via its Allianz Partners entity dedicated to assistance and insurance solutions, have entered into a global strategic partnership focused on improving the safety of micromobility. Together, Lime and Allianz have launched a comprehensive insurance program that automatically provides Lime riders with two types of insurance: Personal Accident Insurance, and Liability Insurance, at no extra cost.

Catharina Richter to lead Allianz Cyber Center of Competence

Effective June 1, 2020, Dr Catharina Richter will be appointed Global Head of Cyber Center of Competence for Allianz Group. The Cyber Center of Competence (CoC) coordinates and steers cyber risk underwriting and governance across Allianz Group and is embedded into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

Euler Hermes study: Coronavirus pandemic leads to a worldwide wave of insolvencies of +20 percent

The coronavirus pandemic is leaving deep scars on the global economy. According to Euler Hermes, this will likely to lead to a deep recession in world trade and the global economy – and consequently to a wave of insolvencies worldwide. Globally, the number of insolvencies is therefore likely to rise for the fourth time in succession in 2020 – albeit at an unprecedented rate of +20 percent.

Covid-19 Vaccine: Trials and Tribulations

Even as countries hobble out of lockdown, coronavirus retains its firm grip on the planet. Dozens of vaccines against Covid-19 are being explored and tested. Can new methods accelerate the development of a solution for the pandemic?