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Allianz and the Drone Racing League announce global partnership

Allianz-Allianz and the Drone Racing League announce global multi-year partnership
Feb 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

As the title sponsor of DRL’s race circuit, Allianz will leverage its motor racing heritage to bring the “Sport of the Future” to a rapidly growing world-wide audience. The Allianz World Championship 2017 series will consist of six races to be aired in over 75 countries starting in June.

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Blockchain Initiative B3i gains truly international scope

Allianz-Blockchain Initiative B3i gains truly international scope
Feb 6, 2017 | Allianz SE

Since its launch in October 2016, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i has gained broad attention across the industry and beyond. In the meantime, 10 additional insurance and reinsurance companies have decided to join, giving the initiative a truly global scope with members from Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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Allianz Global Investors acquires three British solar farms

Allianz-Allianz Global Investors acquires three British solar farms
Jan 31, 2017 | Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors announced on Tuesday that the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund 2 (AREF2) has added three British solar parks to its portfolio. The three solar parks are located in Cambridgeshire, Worcestershire and Norfolk.

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Small Steps to Big Dreams

Allianz-Small Steps to Big Dreams
Jan 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Our micro-lending initiative in Indonesia is helping small entrepreneurs scale up, diversify, dare to dream

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Allianz Leben to measure sustainability of investments

Allianz-Allianz Leben to measure sustainability of investments
Dec 13, 2016 | Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG

The life insurance arm of Allianz in Germany will use the ESG scoring system to ensure the sustainability of its investments

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Insurer of the Future

Allianz-Insurer of the Future
Dec 13, 2016 | Allianz SE

With the battle against climate change intensifying, insurers must gear up to help society cope, says a ClimateWise report...

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How renewable power can empower

Allianz-How renewable power can empower
Nov 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

Attractive long-term investment option and a sustainable source of power, clean energy has much to offer...

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When words leave off, music begins.

Allianz-When words leave off, music begins.
Nov 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

The piano masterclass with Lang Lang left the audience amazed. A perfect grand finale to this year’s Allianz Junior Music Camp.

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Coffee, climate, conversations

Allianz-Coffee, climate, conversations
Nov 03, 2016 | Allianz SE

The Paris agreement on climate change comes into force on Friday. But is it too hot to handle?

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4th Allianz Junior Music Camp

Allianz-4th Allianz Junior Music Camp
Nov 03, 2016 | Allianz SE

"If you can dream it, you can do it." Meet our 10 outstanding participants of this year’s AJMC.

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Quick guide to quake safety

Allianz-Quick guide to quake safety
Oct 27, 2016 | Allianz SE

While it’s close to impossible to predict when and where quakes will hit, here are some smart steps that could help limit the damage

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Insurers and reinsurers launch Blockchain initiative B3i

Allianz-Insurers and reinsurers launch Blockchain initiative B3i
Oct 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

A new digital milestone for the insurance industry – Blockchain technology could change business and customer service.

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Believe in the power of sports

Allianz-Believe in the power of sports
Oct 06, 2016 | Allianz SE

The ‘Sport at the Service of Humanity’ conference, which is underway at the Vatican, has 150 thought leaders discussing the principles that can help sports transform lives...

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Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference kicks off with Allianz support

Allianz-Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference kicks off with Allianz support
Oct 04, 2016 | Allianz SE

First global interfaith conference on ‘Sport and Faith’ opens at the Vatican tomorrow. Oliver Bäte, CEO Allianz, holds keynote at opening ceremony. Founding partner Allianz has established the global Humanity Sports Club to reach out to youth, foster social inclusion.

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Competition, Coexistence or Collaboration?

Allianz-Competition, Coexistence or Collaboration?
Sep 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

What do an Oscar winner, a frontrunner in travels to Mars and an international insurance corporation have in common? It’s the enthusiasm for innovation and creativity, as represented at the founders fair Bits&Pretzels in Munich, where start-ups pitched their most recent ideas and more than 5,000 participants connected with an exciting community.

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Allianz backs International Paralympic Committee with new four-year contract

Allianz-IPC and Allianz continue partnership
Sep 12, 2016 | Allianz SE The new contract builds on 10 years of successful partnership to increase awareness of Paralympic sports. More...

“Respect is the hardest medal to win”

Allianz-“Respect is the hardest medal to win”
Sep 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

A quick summary of the various disciplines at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Allianz recognized as sustainability leader

Allianz-Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Allianz recognized as sustainability leader
Sep 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

Today, Allianz Group has again been recognized as one of the leading sustainable insurers by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

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China and US ratify Paris climate deal

Allianz-China and US ratify Paris climate deal
Sep 05, 2016 | Allianz SE

No longer worlds apart, the US and China formally commit to meeting the 2° C global warming trajectory

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Kickoff for the eighth Allianz Junior Football Camp at FC Bayern Munich

Allianz-Kickoff for the eighth Allianz Junior Football Camp at FC Bayern Munich
Aug 29, 2016 | Allianz SE

73 teenagers from 30 countries train like professionals / International football youth program of Allianz at FC Bayern Munich

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Rio calling – Volunteering at the Paralympics

Allianz-Rio calling – Volunteering at the Paralympics
Aug 25, 2016 | Allianz SE

On September 7, the 15th Summer Paralympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro. Allianz employee Gustavo Franca will be helping out as a volunteer.

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Ready, set, go! Brazil gets ready for the Olympic games

Allianz-Ready, set, go! Brazil gets ready for the Olympic games
Aug 04, 2016 | Allianz SE

How Rio de Janeiro has prepared for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Allianz and SOS Children's Villages focus on social inclusion

Allianz-Allianz and SOS Children's Villages focus on social inclusion
Aug 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

Global partnership aims to give young people better opportunities, skills and networks / Allianz employees run 34 times around the world at the first Allianz World Run to raise money for 12 SOS children's villages, setting a new world record / The partnership is part of Allianz' "Encouraging Future Generations" program and is designed to promote social inclusion.

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Allianz World Run: 34 times around the world

Allianz-Allianz World Run: 34 times around the world
Aug 01, 2016 | Allianz SE

From May 2 to July 30, Allianz hosted the “Allianz World Run”, the biggest global running event ever staged. 52 teams from all across the Allianz world and different business entities kept on running, collecting mile after mile after mile.

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Art work

Allianz-Art work
Jul 28, 2016 | Allianz SE

Art is digitized, forged and sold on a nebulous market. Eric Wolzenburg, head of art insurance at Allianz Germany, explains how to insure art pieces nevertheless.

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Allianz Stadion opens in Vienna

Allianz-Allianz Stadion opens in Vienna
Jul 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Austria becomes the naming-rights partner of the Allianz Stadion until 2026. Host SK Rapid Wien wins against Chelsea FC by 2:0 at the sold-out opening ceremony. Allianz now holds naming rights of six stadiums worldwide.

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Allianz becomes founding partner of the Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference

Allianz-Allianz becomes founding partner of the Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference
Jul 14, 2016 | Allianz SE

The conference will host 150 leaders from faith and sport at the Vatican this October. The aim is to discuss how faith and sport can work together to improve lives. As founding partner Allianz will also help support a global movement to encourage youth to adopt the conference principles.

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UN World Population Day

Allianz-UN World Population Day
Jul 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

If you knew you were going to live to be 100 years old, how would you live your life? Probably different from today’s typical lifecycle of education, work, retirement – and in just that order.

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Allianz Arena celebrates LGBT Pride

Allianz-Allianz Arena celebrates LGBT Pride
Jul 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

On July 9th, Munich's Allianz Arena will be lit up in rainbow colors for the first time in honor of Christopher Street Day (LGBT Pride). The idea, supported by the city of Munich, local politicians and the stadium’s owner, was co-initiated by AllDive, Allianz’ employee network supporting the LGBT* community.

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Financing 30 years of retirement

Allianz-Financing 30 years of retirement
Jun 22, 2016 | Allianz SE

You’re going to live a lot longer than your parents. Good news? Sure, but saving for retirement when safe investments yield almost nothing is no mean feat.

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Blockchain technology successfully piloted by Allianz Risk Transfer and Nephila for catastrophe swap

Allianz-Blockchain technology successfully piloted by Allianz Risk Transfer and Nephila for catastrophe swap
Jun 15, 2016 | AGCS

Smart contract technology facilitates and accelerates the triggering process of catastrophe swaps and bonds / Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) pilot is one of several test applications of Allianz’s Disruptive Technologies division to explore future blockchain opportunities

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A step into the unknown – Allianz and MoMA team up to support contemporary art

Allianz-A step into the unknown – Allianz and MoMA team up to support contemporary art
Jun 13, 2016 | Allianz SE

As of this year, Allianz is the exclusive corporate sponsor of the contemporary art exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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Allianz becomes a partner of contemporary art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Allianz-Allianz becomes a partner of contemporary art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Jun 06, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz is now the exclusive corporate sponsor of contemporary art exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art / The partnership further expands Allianz’ sponsoring portfolio within arts and culture / With the MoMA partnership Allianz demonstrates its support for taking risks

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Accelerators and decelerators – how countries influence their attractiveness for investors in renewables

Allianz-Accelerators and decelerators – how countries influence their attractiveness for investors in renewables
Jun 03, 2016 | Allianz SE

In order to attract private investment in renewable energies, countries need reliable climate and energy strategies - something that is not always a given.

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Who’s gonna pay?

Allianz-Who’s gonna pay?
Jun 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

G20 countries will need to invest 710 billion dollars a year into renewable technologies throughout 2035 to maintain the 2°C global-warming trajectory. One way or another, investments are going to be made into energy, so the real question to ask is whether they should be made into fossil fuel or renewable technologies.

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Laying the dinosaur to rest at last

Allianz-Laying the dinosaur to rest at last
Jun 01, 2016 | Allianz SE

Following the success of the Paris Agreement, the G7 has set a deadline to stop most fossil-fuel subsidies by the end of 2025. It is a bold and necessary move. One that will hopefully raise the bar among the remaining G20 nations. Though all signed the Paris Agreement, until the G7’s decision, not one had addressed fossil-fuel subsidies properly.

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Two degrees of green

Allianz-Two degrees of green
May 31, 2016 | Allianz SE

The transition from a carbon-based to a low-carbon economy will be expensive and requires huge investments. The Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor report assesses the needs and attractiveness of these investments for the G20 countries.

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Sex and the city: surprising urban mini baby boom

Allianz-Sex and the city: surprising urban mini baby boom
May 03, 2016 | Allianz SE

Cities may be unfairly labeled “fertility traps” / New research shows that the birth rate in 41 major European and US cities is actually 7 percent higher than the national average of the respective country / Even people in cities with the highest cost of living are having more babies, including Stockholm London and New York / Solutions like the “Allianz nurse” in Turkey to serve urban parents’ needs

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Encouraging tomorrow – a sustainable view of risk

Allianz-Encouraging tomorrow – a sustainable view of risk
May 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

In its 15th sustainability report, Allianz outlines the relevance of climate change, social inclusion and ESG for customers. The number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) referrals influencing the way we do business tripled. ESG expert Michael Bruch explains the impact on our clients.

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Climate action: prioritize and initiate plans!

Allianz-Climate action: prioritize and initiate plans!
Apr 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

All leaders from business and civil society are encouraged to continue their fight against climate change.

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How the world saves

Allianz-How the world saves
Jan 26, 2016 | Allianz SE

Germans swear by home loan and savings contracts, and life insurance policies. Thais invest in jewelry and Argentineans are happy to stash it under their pillows. Saving trends from Argentina, over Thailand to Micronesia.

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Taste the Waste

Allianz-Taste the Waste
Jan 25, 2016 | Allianz SE

Almost half of our food winds up in the trash. According to “Taste the Waste”, a movie by Valentin Thurn, European households throw away 100 billion euros worth of food every year. The film shows how careless we are with food. The Allianz Environmental Foundation presented Thurn’s film during its event series Berliner Naturfilm-Bühne.

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Allianz endows TUM with a Professorship for “Large-scale data analytics and machine learning”

Allianz-Allianz endows TUM with a Professorship for “Large-scale data analytics and machine learning”
Jan 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is creating a new Endowed Professorship. The Professorship for “Large-scale data analytics and machine learning” will focus on the automated analysis of very large amounts of data. The resulting insights will be used to help identify patterns, create forecasts and generate new knowledge. The Chair will be fully endowed by Allianz SE.

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“It’s like trying to ride two horses at once”

Allianz-“It’s like trying to ride two horses at once”
Dec 16, 2015 | Allianz SE

Between 1920 and 1948, seven British High Commissioners held the fate of Palestine in their hands. Their task was to ensure the peaceful coexistence of the individual population groups. Prof. Dr. Bernard Wasserstein is addressing the rule of the Commissioners in the Holy Land as an Allianz visiting professor this winter semester.

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Five numbers to remember about COP 21

Allianz-Five numbers to remember about COP 21
Dec 15, 2015 | Allianz SE

Karsten Löffler, managing director of Allianz Climate Solutions, just returned from some very exhausting and exciting days in Paris at the UN Climate Change Conference. Here, his assessment of the outcome.

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An interactive journey around the world of pension systems

Allianz-An interactive journey around the world of pension systems
Dec 10, 2015 | Allianz SE

Global Pension Atlas visualizes Allianz expertise on demographic change / 'A comprehensive online research tool that makes a complex topic more transparent'

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Megacities exposed to flood risk

Allianz-Megacities exposed to flood risk
Dec 08, 2015 | Allianz SE

The harbingers are here. Over the past weeks, coastal megacity Chennai, India has been deluged with the heaviest rainfalls in 100 years. As the waters recede, the devastation is slowly beginning to emerge. An estimated three billion dollars in property damage and a death toll over 300.

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Allianz, ABP Join Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, Aligning Portfolios with Low-Carbon Economy

Allianz-Allianz, ABP Join Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, Aligning Portfolios with Low-Carbon Economy
Dec 07, 2015 | Allianz SE

Two of the world’s biggest institutional investors—Allianz and ABP—today joined the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), a group of investors committed to supporting the fight against climate change.

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Clear the way!

Allianz-Clear the way!
Dec 03, 2015 | Allianz SE

MapMyDay is an online tool that highlights accessibility in public places. Allianz and its Representative Body for Disabled Employees support the accessibility campaign.

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Faces of climate change

Allianz-Faces of climate change
Nov 30, 2015 | Allianz SE

Nine of the ten largest historical flood losses have occurred in the past 15 years, causing over EUR 90bn in economic damage. Every flooded house makes a family home- and often hopeless. Gideon Mendel gives a face to the catastrophes.

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Third Allianz Junior Music Camp: Masterclass with Lang Lang in Vienna

Allianz-Third Allianz Junior Music Camp: Masterclass with Lang Lang in Vienna
Nov 23, 2015 | Allianz SE

10 talented young pianists from 9 countries spend a week making music together in Vienna / Public masterclass in the Wiener Musikverein in front of a concert audience of 600

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2015 Allianz Junior Music Camp

Allianz-2015 Allianz Junior Music Camp
Nov 18, 2015 | Allianz SE

From 18 to 24 November, 10 exceptionally talented young musicians are having the experience of a lifetime. A week of music in Vienna that includes private instruction, performances at the Haus der Musik sound museum and – the highlight of the week – a masterclass with world-renowned star pianist Lang Lang at one of the most prestigious concert halls in the world; Vienna’s Musikverein.

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Fuel from the electrical socket – 7 facts about e-cars

Allianz-Fuel from the electrical socket – 7 facts about e-cars
Nov 13, 2015 | Allianz SE

A hundred years ago, electric cars outnumbered their gasoline-powered counterparts on US roads. Read on to find out which country is currently leading the electric car field and which vehicle is less expensive to operate.

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Allianz Real Estate invests in Waterford at Blue Lagoon

Allianz-Allianz Real Estate invests in Waterford at Blue Lagoon  Image source: TIAA-CREF
Nov 11, 2015 | Allianz SE

“With the acquisition of the Waterford assets we are able to diversify our portfolio further and gain direct exposure in Miami which is one of our main target office markets,” said Christoph Donner, CEO of Allianz Real Estate of America.

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Allianz and start-ups – a natural fit?

Allianz-Allianz and start-ups – a natural fit?
Nov 02, 2015 | Allianz SE

The insurance industry is undergoing major transformations at the moment. The internet of things, opens up major opportunities for us.

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“We are providing support to the refugees - quickly and where it’s needed.”

Allianz-“We are providing support to the refugees - quickly and where it’s needed.”
Oct 15, 2015 | Allianz SE

The influx of refugees into Germany has shown no signs of slowing down over the past few weeks. The Allianz Group has been following the developments both in the media and in everyday life. You even get an idea of what is going on if you are a commuter waiting for a train. A lot of people would like to help, including a large number of Allianz employees, all working at different entities and at a variety of locations.

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Mobility of the future

Allianz-Mobility of the future
Sep 25, 2015 | Allianz SE / Allianz Global Automotive

New mobility is set to fundamentally change the automotive and insurance industry. At this year’s international automotive trade fair IAA in Frankfurt, Allianz Global Automotive is premium partner of the new exhibition platform New Mobility World and presents alongside companies such as Google, Deutsche Telekom and Samsung how car manufacturers, the technology industry and service providers can meet the need for individual and connected mobility in the future.

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“Disability as a normal part of life”

Allianz-“Disability as a normal part of life”
Sep 24, 2015 | Allianz SE

The focus is on integrating people with disabilities into the labor market / Allianz' Paralympic commitment turns its attention to individual strengths / “We want to do our bit to make sure disability is accepted as a normal part of life - both in society and in the labor market”, says Maximilian Zimmerer, member of the Board of Management

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Allianz leads with a top position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Allianz-Allianz leads with a top position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Sep 10, 2015 | Allianz SE

In the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) announcement, Allianz was named as one of the sustainability leaders in the insurance industry - again.

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Third Allianz Golf Camp at St Andrews Links with Paul McGinley, Moritz and Karolin Lampert

Allianz-Third Allianz Golf Camp at St Andrews Links with Paul McGinley, Moritz and Karolin Lampert
Aug 25, 2015 | Allianz SE

18 youngsters and their mentors taught by professional golfers / A unique experience of traditional golf and the sport’s latest technologies at St Andrews / 2014 European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley inspired the 14- to 17-year-olds

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Seventh Allianz Junior Football Camp with Manuel Neuer in Munich

Allianz-Seventh Allianz Junior Football Camp with Manuel Neuer in Munich
Aug 17, 2015 | Allianz SE

AJFC strongest football youth development program of FC Bayern Munich / 75 youth from 27 countries train like the pros / World’s best goalkeeper Manuel Neuer motivates the 14- to 16-year-olds

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An integral part of the DLD landscape

Allianz-An integral part of the DLD landscape
Aug 13, 2015 | Allianz SE

Premiere in Munich: the first DLDsummer Conference took place in the Allianz Auditorium. The partnership with Digital Life Design (DLD) was established by Claudine Perlet and Jörg Richtsfeld ‎from Allianz. The initiators explain what the partnership is all about.

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Medicine 2.0 instead of gods in white coats

Allianz-Medicine 2.0 instead of gods in white coats
Aug 12, 2015 | Allianz SE

The digital revolution is capturing more and more areas of life. The media world has already been shaken up years ago. Meanwhile the revolutionary wave has not only reached the financial sector: DLDsummer 15 has shown that major changes are about to hit the health sector, too: the enlightened patient continually improves his network and takes his health in his own hands by means of cellphone, wrist computer or online chats.

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2015 Allianz FC Bayern Munich Team Presentation

Allianz-Star pianist Lang Lang, German DJ Robin Schulz and FC Bayern mascot Berni the teddy bear – highlights from the 2015 Allianz FC Bayern Team Presentation at the Allianz Arena
Jul 13, 2015 | Allianz SE

Star pianist Lang Lang, German DJ Robin Schulz and FC Bayern mascot Berni the teddy bear – highlights from the 2015 Allianz FC Bayern Team Presentation at the Allianz Arena

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Reduce the threat of wealth loss

Allianz-Reduce the threat of wealth loss
Jul 09, 2015 | Allianz SE

Aging will leave Germany, the UK, the US and Japan with up to 20 percent fewer workers / Wealth could drop by 15 percent / More flexible labor markets for women, senior citizens and migrants are required

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Solar energy: The UK outshines Germany

Allianz-Solar energy: The UK outshines Germany
Jul 08, 2015 | Allianz SE

Solar energy from a notoriously rain-drenched United Kingdom of all places. In June 2014, Allianz Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) added the Great Glemham Solar Park to its portfolio. Armin Sandhövel, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Infrastructure Equity at Allianz Global Investors: “The hours of sunshine in the middle of England, for example, are excellent and on a par with southern Germany.”

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One sculpture, a thousand shards

Allianz-One sculpture, a thousand shards
Jun 12, 2015 | Allianz SE

In run up to the 44th opening of Art Basel Switzerland, the premier international art show for modern and contemporary art, on June 18, Head of Art Insurance at Allianz Germany Eric Wolzenburg lists some of the ways fine art can be damaged.

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Secure, but then again not – what museums are doing to protect their fine art

Allianz-Secure, but then again not – what museums are doing to protect their fine art
Jun 12, 2015 | Allianz SE

The most important art show for contemporary art – Art Basel – starts for the 44th time on June 18th. Over the years, art has become more and more in demand. Damages, however, can be expensive. Eric Wolzenburg, Head of Art Insurance at Allianz Germany, tells us what museums and private individuals are doing to protect their artwork.

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G7: Opportunity for the environment and investors alike

Allianz-G7: Opportunity for the environment and investors alike
Jun 10, 2015 | Allianz SE

Following the positive climate-related signal sent out by the G7 summit in Bavaria, Allianz hopes for a successful Climate Change Conference in Paris at the end of 2015. Maximilian Zimmerer, explains what Allianz is doing to support the energy transition.

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On global conflicts and sultanate Delhi

Allianz-On global conflicts and sultanate Delhi
Jun 02, 2015 | Allianz SE

With two inaugural lectures Shlomo Ben-Ami and Sunil Kumar were welcomed as the new Allianz Visiting Professors for the summer semester 2015. Through their talks, on containing global conflicts and the making of sultanate Delhi respectively, they provided insights both from their research and personal experience.

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Allianz Visiting Professorship at LMU: Building bridges

Allianz-Allianz Visiting Professorship at LMU: Building bridges
Jun 02, 2015 | Allianz SE

Dr. Johannes Schmoeckel, Head of Political Agenda Setting in the Group Regulatory Affairs department of Allianz SE, on the intention and future of the Allianz Visiting Professorship at LMU.

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Global Allianz Junior Music Camp 2015 – Application period starts now

Allianz-Global Allianz Junior Music Camp 2015 – Application period starts now
Jun 02, 2015 | Allianz SE
Third Allianz Junior Music Camp to be held in Vienna, Austria, November 18 - 24, 2015 / Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for ten talented pianists up to 14 years of age / Applications are welcome from now until July 31, 2015 More...

Allianz presents Bayern München team for the new season

Allianz-Allianz presents Bayern München team for the new season
May 27, 2015 | Allianz SE

Presentation of new FC Bayern squad on July 11 at the Allianz Arena / Showtraining, FCB All Stars match and star pianist Lang Lang / Ticket sales to support the Foundation “Allianz für Kinder” now open

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Memorable facts to celebrate 10 years of the Allianz Arena

Allianz-Memorable facts to celebrate 10 years of the Allianz Arena
May 27, 2015 | Allianz SE

The Allianz Arena is a stadium built on superlatives. After 471 games and 1318 goals, some records risk slipping into obscurity. To avoid this, and to mark its tenth birthday, here are its ten most important facts.

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Art meets social media

Allianz-Art meets social media
May 08, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz invited Instagram users to explore Munich's "Pinakothek der Moderne" with their smartphone cameras. Now, Allianz.com invites you to see the museum's exceptional architecture and extraordinary exhibits through the eyes of these social media users.

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A sudden bang when parking

Allianz-A sudden bang when parking
May 05, 2015 | Allianz SE

Almost half of accidents occur during parking and maneuvering / Main causes: vehicle size and poor all-round vision / Vans and SUVs are most frequently affected by accidents during parking

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Wide-reaching pension reforms in the UK - a blessing or a curse?

Allianz-Wide-reaching pension reforms in the UK - a blessing or a curse?
Apr 30, 2015 | Allianz SE

New guidelines for retirement provision in the United Kingdom (UK) came into force at the start of April, offering freedom and flexibility never seen before. What does this mean for individuals?

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Missing interest: You've lost €1500 since 2008!

Allianz-You've lost €1500 since 2008!
Apr 29, 2015 | Allianz SE

Missing interest: According to information published by the German Federal Bank, German savers have lost €120 billion in interest income as a result of lower interest rates since the outbreak of the financial crisis. 3 questions for Hans-Jörg Naumer, Allianz Global Investors.

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Baby boomers' pensions cost the government almost a third more

Allianz-Baby boomers' pensions cost the government almost a third more
Apr 28, 2015 | Allianz SE

The baby boom in Italy isn't the same as the baby boom in Germany. Our series of graphics shows when the baby boom happened in different countries, and what the effect on our pensions will be when all the baby boomers give up work. Experts are already warning of a "silver tsunami".

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Six tips for the female pensioners of the future

Allianz-Six tips for the female pensioners of the future
Apr 24, 2015 | Allianz SE

Better education, higher salaries, bigger pensions: today's women can make their own decisions and are increasingly financially independent. Brigitte Miksa, Head of Allianz' International Pensions team, explains how they can best plan for the future.

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Climate protection: from resignation to action - Allianz calls for sustainable investments

Allianz-Climate protection: from resignation to action - Allianz calls for sustainable investments
Apr 22, 2015 | Allianz SE

Second international public dialog on future issues to mark Allianz' 125th anniversary / Allianz discusses need for action regarding climate change with representatives of the United Nations and the Bavarian state government. / Diekmann: "Economic development and climate change are reconcilable"

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Climate action partnership

Allianz-Climate action partnership
Apr 17, 2015 | Allianz SE

On Friday, April 17, 2015, Michael Diekmann, together with 42 CEOs from 20 economic sectors, placed an announcement in the Financial Times calling on politicians to agree on an ambitious climate action program. The initiative was coordinated by the World Economic Forum in the context of the World Bank Group/IMF Spring Meetings. Karsten Löffler, Managing Director of Allianz Climate Solutions, explains why this call to action comes at the right time.

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Allianz advocates for Germany as the 44th Ryder Cup’s venue

Allianz-Allianz advocates for Germany as the 44th Ryder Cup’s venue
Apr 16, 2015 | Allianz SE

Expansion of golf commitment: Allianz supports RC Deutschland GmbH in the application procedure for Germany becoming the venue for the Ryder Cup 2022.

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Age ain’t nothing but a number?

Allianz-Age ain’t nothing but a number?
Mar 27, 2015 | Allianz SE

Healthy, motivated, consumerist: active senior citizens advance societies. That's how you could summarize the discussions at this year’s Berlin Demography Forum. Three experts talk about what the age factor means for modern societies.

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Healthy, motivated, consumerist: active senior citizens advance societies

Allianz-Healthy, motivated, consumerist: active senior citizens advance societies
Mar 18, 2015 | Allianz SE

The surprising results of the "Demography-Compass", presented for the first time at the Berlin Demography-Forum (BDF) / 300 international experts from the fields of politics, business, and academia gather at the BDF to discuss the "activity, health, participation" of older people / Among the participants: German Minister for the Interior Dr. Thomas de Maizière and Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe

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Sustainability Report 2014: the journey continues

Allianz-With the publication of our 14th Sustainability Report, we are presenting our Group’s progress in sustainable development.
Mar 13, 2015 | Allianz SE

With the publication of our 14th Sustainability Report, we are presenting our Group’s progress in sustainable development. As an insurer and long-term investor, sustainability is an inherent part of our business. Our Report helps our stakeholders understand our approach.

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"Most of the pressure comes from me!"

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Mar 11, 2015 | Allianz SE

Anna Schaffelhuber came away from the Paralympic Alpine Ski World Cup in Panorama, Canada with a total of five medals, two of which were gold. In an interview with Allianz.com, she talks about high expectations before big competitions, her favorite ski resort, and how she handles her responsibilities as a role model.

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Microinsurance - effective protection against poverty?

Allianz-Microinsurance - effective protection against poverty?
Mar 06, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz offers low-income families insurance that specifically caters to their needs. 45 million people in eleven countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America are already covered by Allianz microinsurance. A current study by the name of MILK has examined two types of microinsurance, with considerably varied results. What conclusions has Allianz drawn from these findings? The two Allianz project managers for Burkina Faso and Indonesia explain their perspectives.

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Demographic change requires modern responses

Allianz-Demographic change requires modern responses
Feb 04, 2015 | Allianz SE

Immigration, interest rates and digitalization are creating new challenges when it comes to dealing with an ageing population / Representatives from politics, business and academia meet in Berlin to discuss "Social and Demographic Change in the 21st Century" / Allianz extends an invitation to a dialog on the issues of the future to mark its 125th anniversary

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A tooth for a tooth

Allianz-A tooth for a tooth
Jan 29, 2015 | Allianz SE

In Africa, 40,000 elephants are killed every year for their tusks. Actor and conservationist Hannes Jaenicke traveled to Kenya with his camera crew to dig deeper into the illegal ivory trade. In this interview Jaenicke discusses "Working for Elephants" ("Im Einsatz für Elefanten"), the dark sides of human nature and unshakeable hope. 

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Sadly, projects like these are certainly not ten a penny

Allianz-Sadly, projects like these are certainly not ten a penny
Jan 13, 2015 | Allianz SE

Two years after its launch the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) is now fully invested in various wind and solar park projects. In our interview Armin Sandhövel from Allianz Global Investors explains the challenges in connection with the project acquisitions and why so many costumers want to invest in renewable energy.

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Change from the bottom up

Allianz-Change from the bottom up
Dec 17, 2014 | Allianz SE

The United Nations Climate Change Conference came to an end 32 hours later than originally planned. Participant Karsten Löffler, Managing Director of Allianz Climate Solutions, shares why he believes important steps were taken both in and outside of the negotiation room.

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German culture award Deutscher Kulturförderpreis goes to the Allianz Cultural Foundation in Berlin

Allianz-German culture award Deutscher Kulturförderpreis goes to the Allianz Cultural Foundation in Berlin
Dec 09, 2014 | Allianz SE

The Culture Committee for German Business in the Federation of German Industries (BDI) announced the winners of the Deutscher Kulturförderpreis 2014 at an award ceremony. For the second time the German Business culture award went to the Allianz Cultural Foundation for its project "The White Sea - Literature on the Mediterranean" (Das Weiße Meer – Literaturen rund um das Mittelmeer).

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Every tenth fatal traffic accident due to alcohol

Allianz-Every tenth fatal traffic accident due to alcohol
Dec 09, 2014 | Allianz SE

Alcohol responsible for 10.9% of global fatalities in traffic accidents / Europe: Germany (8.7%) ranks fourth place; Italy (2.7%) is best-in-class / Alcohol-related accidents twice as likely to be fatal / Men and drivers between the ages of 21 and 24 particularly affected

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Allianz Parque stadium opens in Sao Paulo to the sound of Paul McCartney

Allianz-Allianz Parque stadium opens in Sao Paulo to the sound of Paul McCartney
Dec 02, 2014 | Allianz SE

Allianz Parque opened with a mega music concert with ex-Beatle Paul McCartney. As the 45,000 tickets for the show were sold out in less than 24 hours, he gave a second concert the next evening.

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"There was a lot he could do, but it wasn't enough"

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Nov 26, 2014 | Allianz SE

Professor Dr. Shulamit Volkov, Allianz's eleventh visiting professor for Jewish and Islamic studies, is one of the world's most prominent historians in the area of German-Jewish history. In her inaugural lecture at Munich's Ludwig-Maximilian University, she spoke on the topic of: "Brinkmanship or sleepwalking? Through the First World War with Walther Rathenau".

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The fall of the poverty wall

Allianz-The fall of the poverty wall
Nov 18, 2014 | Allianz SE

His ideas may revolutionize the way capitalism works: Nobel Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microcredit movement, spoke at the Allianz Forum in Berlin to mark the start of the Allianz "Microinsurance Life Stories" exhibition and the presentation of a new study examining the effects of microcredit.

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Traffic accidents is number one worldwide cause of death among youths

Allianz-Traffic accidents is number one worldwide cause of death among youths
Oct 30, 2014 | Allianz SE

One-third of all traffic deaths are youths / Annual: 18 road fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants worldwide / Germany ranks 5th in traffic death rates in the EU

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Thanks, Otto! – Conference to put Bismarck’s pension reforms in new global perspectives

Allianz-Thanks, Otto! – Conference to put Bismarck’s pension reforms in new global perspectives
Oct 24, 2014 | Allianz SE

In 1889, the “Iron Chancellor” Otto von Bismarck started plans to introduce a pension law that gave Germans over the age of 70 a measure of financial security in their old age. Considered the birth of the world’s first state pension, it influenced similar systems worldwide throughout the Twentieth Century and still does.

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Allianz Arena to host UEFA Championship 2020 Games

Allianz-Allianz Arena to host UEFA Championship 2020 Games
Sep 23, 2014 | Allianz SE

Munich has been selected as one of the 13 host cities for the Euro 2020 football competition, European football's governing body UEFA announced in Geneva on Friday. The Allianz Arena will stage three group matches and a quarterfinal.

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