UN calls for action on Sustainable Development – Allianz co-chairs initiative to bring investor know-how to the table

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has announced the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD) initiative at the UN headquarters. The initiative is co-chaired by Oliver Bäte, CEO of Allianz SE, and Leila Fourie, CEO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

UN-backed asset owner alliance to drive portfolio companies to carbon neutrality by 2050

In one of the boldest actions yet by the world’s largest investors to decarbonize the global economy, an alliance of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers – responsible for directing more than 2.4 trillion U.S. dollars in investments – has today committed to carbon-neutral investment portfolios by 2050.

Drones: Flying masters of disasters

Fires in the forest, hurricanes off the coast...natural disasters are back in the spotlight, leaving humans struggling to cope with nature’s changing moods. Can drones be our friends in need?

Allianz Future Generations Award 2019: Food for Thought

Promoting the world’s healthiest diet can improve the health of an economy and a society too. Wise Greece, winner of the Allianz Future Generations Award 2019, shows us how. In a tough competition, Wise Greece beat out seven other social startups this year to win a 40,000-euro grant from Allianz.

Sites for sore eyes

Many hearts broke as the Notre Dame burned. But fire isn’t all that’s posing a risk to UNESCO world heritage sites. What is? And what can insurers do to protect these sacred sights?  

Allianz to host a friendly match between the Chinese national team and FC Bayern Munich

Football is an amazing growth story in China that has captured public attention. It is set to continue on this path thanks to a partnership between Allianz SE and FC Bayern Munich, and the Chinese Football Association. This is the result of talks that have been taking place between the three partners since last year.

Giving ambition a chance

Four countries, eight ventures and thousands of young people encouraged to believe in a better future: the Impact Hub and Allianz are gearing up for the second cycle of the Investment Ready Program.

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Taking the heat

Each wildfire season in California seems worse than the last, but new technology is helping to contain the property damage...

Childhood's End

In the week of the World Children’s Day, it’s time to acknowledge that children continue to suffer from widespread poverty almost a century after the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was drafted. What is Allianz's contribution to alleviating this problem?