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Allianz reinforces its commitment to net-zero strategy

Allianz Group is accelerating the deployment of its climate strategy and has announced new ambitious commitments in both its core business and operations. The company will limit the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) deriving from Allianz’s sites and activities in over 70 markets to net-zero by 2030, instead of 2050 as originally planned.

Capital markets fight against climate change

The dummy UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (AOA) released the second edition of its Target Setting Protocol (TSP) in January 2022. The TSP guides members in setting climate targets aligned with keeping global warming below 1.5°C. Allianz SE board member Günther Thallinger is Chair of the Asset Owner Alliance (AOA). 

Fighting for a future free from plastic pollution

Plastic is a threat to our oceans and seas. All life on earth depends on these important ecosystems. Action is urgently needed by governments, the business community and consumers to reduce to harm to our planet.

Günther Thallinger joins new United Nations Advisory Council focused on accelerating climate action

Allianz is pleased to support the announcement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres regarding the launch of the High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities (HLEG). The Group consist of 16 experts. Günther Thallinger, AZ SE Board Member, is one of these experts.

Allianz is committed to helping refugees in Munich

Allianz is supporting the city of Munich in its efforts to help incoming refugees from Ukraine.

Now is the time to vigorously advance the transformation to renewable energies

Allianz SE board member Günther Thallinger recently spoke with noted American environmentalist and author Bill McKibben about the need to take meaningful action to make the planet safer and more sustainable. They shared a sense of urgency regarding the speed with which the transformation to renewable energy has to take place to avoid irreversible climate change.

An overview of where Allianz offers free insurance to Ukrainian refugees and their helpers

In various European countries, Allianz is offering free insurance coverage to Ukrainian refugees and their helpers, including those who provide private accommodation. Below is an overview of the offerings that are available in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and UK. Our aim is quick information and unbureaucratic assistance.

Allianz to provide up to 12.5 million Euros of humanitarian assistance

Today Allianz SE announced that it would make available 10 million euros to support humanitarian efforts in light of the invasion of Ukraine along with up to 2.5 million euros to match employee donations.

Quad-state tornado: a new devastating record

The so-called quad-state tornado razed entire towns in the U.S. Midwest to the ground last weekend. We spoke to Bastian Manz, Senior Atmospheric Risk and Climate Risk Analyst at Allianz Re, about the influence of climate change on tornadoes and how the damage they cause has evolved over the years.