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The Art of Giving

Allianz-The Art of Giving
Sep 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Over 30 teams from Allianz group entities competed for funding for their chosen social development projects for children and youth. What made the five winners stand out?

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Euler Hermes: Artificial intelligence to have greatest trade sector impact

Allianz-Euler Hermes: Artificial intelligence to have greatest trade sector impact
Sep 11, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes delivered a winning presentation on the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize the trade sector at the recent ‘TXF 2017’ conference in New York. Competing in an “X-Factor” style competition against IBM and Microsoft presenters, Christophe Spoerry, co-founder of the Euler Hermes Digital Agency, successfully pitched to a panel of judges and audience voters about why AI will have the greatest impact on the trade sector.

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B3i launches working reinsurance prototype

Allianz-B3i launches working reinsurance prototype
Sep 10, 2017 | Allianz SE

B3i, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, announces launch of market beta-testing of its reinsurance blockchain prototype. The group of fifteen global insurers and reinsurers participating in the B3i initiative has been working on a joint distributed ledger for reinsurance transactions driven by blockchain technology. 

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Allianz ranked No.1 insurer in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Allianz-Allianz ranked No.1 insurer in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Sep 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group has taken the leading position among all rated insurance companies in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

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Hurricane Harvey Loss Event Taskforce

Allianz-Nine Trillion Gallons of Water
Sep 04, 2017 | Allianz SE

What direction is the storm taking? Has the highest water level already been reached or are waters still rising? Which companies have already reported damages? ...

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Surviving the Storm

Allianz-Surviving the Storm
Sep 01, 2017 | Allianz SE

As Texas braves the fury of Hurricane Harvey, here’s looking at the various aspects of natural catastrophes and how Allianz helps its clients prepare for and recover from such storms...

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Nine Trillion Gallons of Water

Allianz-Nine Trillion Gallons of Water
Sep 01, 2017 | Allianz SE

Hurricane Harvey was not a surprise. But as it slammed into the coast of Texas, it dumped 9 trillion gallons of water on the greater Houston area. Allianz Re’s natural catastrophe (NatCat) risk experts Katherine Wenigmann and Jonathan Meagher explain why this is an unusual extreme.

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Joint data platform: New partners and launch timeline announced

Allianz-Joint data platform: New partners and launch timeline announced
Aug 28, 2017 | Allianz SE

The cross-industry registration, identification and data platform partnered by leading German and European companies is taking shape. The platform now has a name: verimi, a combination of the words “verify” and “me”. The platform venture is well on schedule and will go live with an online digital “master key” (Single-Sign-On) at the turn of the year 2017-18.

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Allianz and Brokerslink partnership on course for success

Allianz-Allianz and Brokerslink partnership on course for success
Aug 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz clients are already benefiting from the recent strategic partnership signed between Allianz and Brokerslink, a company of brokers and risk consultant firms. Small and mid-sized enterprise clients of Brokerslink in 95 countries now have better access to Allianz solutions. Allianz provides worldwide expertise and market access.

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Allianz and FC Bayern Munich launch new youth academy

Allianz-Allianz and FC Bayern Munich launch new youth academy
Aug 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

FC Bayern has inaugurated its new campus, which will offer training grounds for both the youth and women’s teams of FC Bayern Munich and also for the Allianz FC Bayern Academy, a joint initiative of FC Bayern and Allianz.

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Allianz Junior Football Camp kicks off its ninth year at FC Bayern

Allianz-Allianz Junior Football Camp kicks off its ninth year at FC Bayern
Aug 18, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz and FC Bayern have kicked off the ninth Allianz Junior Football Camp this week, offering children from 25 nations the chance to learn and play with the best of the best. FC Bayern will again host the camp on its famous training grounds, this year between August 17 and 22.

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Allianz and SOS Children’s Villages International launch Emergency Preparedness program

Allianz-Allianz World Run
Aug 11, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz employees have raised 500,000 euros for SOS Children’s Villages International as part of a fundraising drive that saw Allianz runners cover 1.37 million kilometers...

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Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte in Africa

Allianz-Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte in Africa
Aug 01, 2017 | Allianz SE

Last month, Allianz SE CEO Oliver Bäte visited Africa, opening the 44th annual Insurance Conference in Sun City, South Africa with a keynote address on the conference theme "Disrupt, Debate, Deliver". In his speech, Bäte addressed the profound transformation of the insurance industry wrought by digitalization. A roundup of his trip...

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Allianz brings renowned ‘Digital Insurance Agenda’ summit to Munich

Allianz-Allianz brings renowned ‘Digital Insurance Agenda’ summit to Munich
Jul 28, 2017 | Allianz SE

Munich will play host to the renowned Digital Insurance Agenda (DIA) for the first time through the efforts of Allianz, one of the driving forces behind the new InsurTech Hub Munich consortium. The must-see event on InsurTech and innovation will take place on November 15 and 16, 2017 at the Eisbach Studios.

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Allianz and Minnesota United FC announce naming rights partnership for new soccer stadium

Allianz-Allianz and Minnesota United FC announce naming rights partnership for new soccer stadium
Jul 25, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, a member of the Allianz Group, and Minnesota United FC today announced a multi-year naming rights sponsorship agreement for the team’s new soccer stadium in St. Paul, Minn., which will be known as Allianz Field.

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Allianz expands partnership with Formula E and extends it until 2022

Allianz-Allianz expands partnership with Formula E and extends it until 2022
Jul 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz SE, one of the world’s largest insurers, particularly in motor insurance, is pleased to announce the extension of the partnership as an Official Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship for another five seasons.

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B3i to present its smart contract management system at 2017 Monte Carlo RVS conference

Allianz-B3i to present its smart contract management system at the 2017 Monte Carlo RVS conference
Jul 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i will present its newly developed prototype smart contract management system at the 2017 Monte Carlo RVS conference. B3i is an initiative of 15 members of the insurance industry, launched in October 2016 to explore the potential use of the distributed ledger technology and develop common standards for the industry.

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World Para Athletics and Allianz extend global partnership

Allianz-World Para Athletics and Allianz extend global partnership
Jul 17, 2017 | Allianz SE

World Para Athletics and world leading insurer and financial services provider Allianz SE have extended their global partnership agreement until the end of 2018, and secured an option to extend the deal through to 2020.

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Euler Hermes Rating launches new SME and midcap rating service

Allianz-Euler Hermes Rating launches new SME and midcap rating service
Jun 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, announced the launch of TRIBRating, a new rating service specifically designed for SMEs and the ‘Mittelstand’ (MidCaps), to be offered by its subsidiary, Euler Hermes Rating.

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Mind the Gaps

Allianz-Mind the Gaps
Jun 06, 2017 | Allianz SE

French President Emmanuel Macron should focus on job creation and business climate reforms to take the economy to the next level, believes fellow countryman and Allianz economist Ludovic Subran...

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Allianz signs naming rights agreement with Juventus Football Club for Turin stadium

Allianz-Soccer
Jun 01, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Italy has signed an agreement to rebrand Juventus stadium with the renowned Juventus Football Club and Lagardère Sports Group, which currently holds the naming rights for the Turin stadium owned by Juventus.

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Allianz ties up with leading companies for registration, identity, data platform

Allianz-Allianz ties up with leading companies for registration, identity, data platform
May 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

Leading German and European companies have stated their intention to cooperate more closely to establish a joint, pan-industry platform for online registration, e-identity and data services. The initiative was set up by Allianz, Axel Springer, Daimler and Deutsche Bank with Postbank as well as the technology think-tank Core, and Here Technologies, the location services provider.

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Allianz’s Delphine Maïdou named as 'CEO of the Year' in Africa

Allianz-Allianz’s Delphine Maïdou named as 'CEO of the Year' in Africa
May 04, 2017 | Allianz SE

The 8th edition of the Africa Economy Builders Awards recognized Delphine Traoré Maïdou as 'CEO of the Year' for the significant contribution she made to Africa’s economy as CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Africa from 2012 to 2017 based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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A Sip of Lemonade

Allianz-A Sip of Lemonade
Apr 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz’s recent investment in Lemonade Insurance Company, an insurer powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, reinforces our commitment to digitalization...

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Sustainability Report 2016: Embracing the Future

Allianz-Embracing the Future
Apr 05, 2017 | Allianz SE

From ESG scoring to climate change, from social inclusion to emerging consumers, read all about our sustainability initiatives in the Sustainability Report 2016...

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The Bigger Picture

Allianz-The Bigger Picture
Mar 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

Encouraging the development of emerging economies and micro businesses is a big step in social inclusion. Here’s how Allianz contributes to the conversation...

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Allianz named ‘International Corporation of the Year’ in Africa

Allianz-Allianz named ‘International Corporation of the Year’ in Africa
Mar 23, 2017 | Allianz SE

At the 5th annual Africa CEO Forum held in Geneva March 20-21, Allianz received the ‘International Corporation of the Year’ award. Allianz employs over 1,500 people in 16  countries and accompanies its clients in 38 countries across Africa offering a comprehensive range of insurance, assistance, pension and savings products.

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Breaking down barriers

Allianz-Breaking down barriers
Mar 20, 2017 | Allianz SE

Social inclusion is one of the pillars of sustainability. Breaking boundaries - of country, language, culture, age, gender, among others – is vital for the long-term health of the world at large...

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Tackling climate change

Allianz-Tackling climate change
Mar 14, 2017 | Allianz SE

From environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) scoring to renewable energy investments to sustainable solutions, there’s much that Allianz has done to address the burning issue of climate change...

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Why Sustainability Matters

Allianz-Why Sustainability Matters
Mar 06, 2017 | Allianz SE

Every company and every individual needs to care about sustainability and understand what it takes to meet the needs of the present without compromising those of the future. Here are the top five reasons why sustainability should be at the core of every corporate strategy...

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Allianz becomes official partner of Formula E

Allianz-Allianz becomes official partner of Formula E
Feb 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series and Allianz are proud to announce their global partnership. In addition to joining the all-electric series as an Official Partner, Allianz also hosts the newly named Allianz eVillage, where fans can enjoy a fully immersive and interactive experience during each ePrix event.

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Allianz X announces spin-off of P2P car-selling platform abracar

Allianz-Allianz X announces spin-off of P2P car-selling platform abracar
Feb 23, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz X GmbH, the company builder of Allianz Group, announces the spin-off of abracar, Germany’s first professional agent for car sales directly between private consumers. Abracar optimizes existing customer behavior by providing security and trust through expert opinions and warranty.

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Allianz announces multi-year partnership with Asian Football Confederation

Allianz-Allianz announces multi-year partnership with Asian Football Confederation
Feb 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

The exclusive category sponsorship extends and leverages Allianz’s global football heritage to connect more deeply with its customers in key Asian markets, while significantly expanding its brand presence in the growth region.

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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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