Investing in the energy highway: Allianz and the energy transition

We spoke with Carsten Quitter, Group CIO, to discuss NeuConnect, a recent investment by Allianz in a power link between Germany and the United Kingdom, and how Allianz’s approach to renewable energy is developing

What is a sustainable investment? Allianz contributes to defining this under the EU Taxonomy framework

Jörg Ladwein, Regional Chief Investment Officer of Allianz Investment Management (AIM), has worked with the European Commission to bring greater clarity to what is a sustainable investment under the EU Taxonomy framework. In this interview, he talks about the final report on an extended Taxonomy and its significance in the transition of Europe to a net-zero carbon future.

One year after the German floods: "The scale of the disaster is extreme"

A year after the devastating flood, the Ahr valley region in Germany still resembles a construction site and claims settlements in some cases are still being resolved. Allianz’s Versicherungs AG Board Member Jochen Haug explains why this is the case and why he sees "light at the end of the tunnel."

Food is hope: Allianz to donate to World Central Kitchen

Allianz is donating 500,000 euros to World Central Kitchen, a non-profit organization that provides meals in response to humanitarian, climate and community crises. This donation is part of Allianz's ongoing efforts to support millions of Ukrainians fleeing their country in search of safety and refuge.

Allianz launches "MoveNow" program to move people of the next generation

Allianz is launching the MoveNow program to support and strengthen young people by facilitating access and offering opportunities to become and stay active. The mission is to prepare the next generation for the future by moving their body, mind and soul.

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.