New partner for identification platform Verimi
New partner for identification platform Verimi

The new European identification, registration and data platform Verimi welcomes further support: Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), world market leader for the validation of payment transactions, identification, connectivity and data becomes a new shareholder. 

Allianz Climate Risk Research Award
Climate Explorers

How can we better understand the way climate change is shaping extreme weather events? And how do we foster resilience around the world against these risks by applying modern technological solutions? These questions were at the core of the first edition of the Allianz Climate Risk Research Award.

Allianz calls out to Explorers around the world

Allianz today launched its Global Explorer Program: a series of global and local partnerships, digital and physical activations and crowd-generated content platforms that calls out to curious minds around the globe to explore, connect and share how disruptive technologies can drive a more sustainable way of life for humans.

Nicholas Opiyo wins 2017 German Africa Prize
Nicholas Opiyo wins 2017 German Africa Award

Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo was last night awarded the 2017 German African Prize by the President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, during a ceremony at the Allianz Forum in Berlin...

COP23: Islands at Risk
Islands at Risk

Small is indeed big for the COP23 conference under way in Bonn as climate change threatens to displace 70 million people living in small island states....

wildfires in vineyards
Weeping Vines

The recent wildfires have wreaked havoc across the Napa and Sonoma counties of the California wine region. What has been the impact on the wineries?

Fanning the Flames

A series of devastating wildfires in Portugal have killed 64 people since June. In August, Canada had its worst fires since 1958, and the deadliest wildfires in the history of California raced across the forests and the vineyards of the Napa Valley in October. More than 5,700 buildings have been destroyed, 213,000 acres of land scorched and 41 people have died so far. Why are they so devastating?

Encouraging Future Generations
Encouraging Future Generations

Social startups need a leg-up to build a resilient society. The Allianz ‘Encouraging Future Generations’ program seeks social entrepreneurs looking to empower children and youth in four countries...

B3i expands with new members joining its prototype Market Testing phase
B3i expands with new members joining its prototype Market Testing phase

The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i announces the expansion of the group, with 23 new entrants joining its Market Testing program. This follows the successful launch of a working market testing prototype at the Monte Carlo RVS conference on September 10, 2017.