Our New Year's resolution - to welcome you as a colleague!
Our New Year's resolution - to welcome you as a colleague!

It's always the same - new year, new resolutions. You want to do more sport, meet up with friends more often, or look for a new professional challenge. For many, these are all standard things on their own list of resolutions. With the last one, at least, we can give you concrete support - at the moment, we have over 1,200 good reasons for you to translate this resolution into reality in the new year!

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013)
"A man of values "

SE board member Clement Booth remembers extraordinary statesman and fellow countryman Nelson Mandela.

Year in review 2013
Year in review 2013

A new stadium, exciting cultural and sports events with high-profile stars and important steps towards sustainability. Click through the photos and read about the highlights of the Allianz year 2013. Further important news will be added within the remaining weeks of the year.

Allianz and Ford shape partnership to develop and offer mobility concepts
Allianz and Ford shape partnership to develop and offer mobility concepts

Cooperation to offer new mobility solutions for Ford clients / Joint projects between Allianz and Ford of Europe open up new opportunities for innovative products and services and benefits for the customers of both companies

Don’t bank on a baby boom in China
Don’t bank on a baby boom in China

“Later, longer, fewer” – under this slogan Mao Zedong initiated a population growth target in China more than 40 years ago. It was part of a catalogue of goals set within the five-year plan, when the total population had just passed the mark of 800 million people in 1969. People should marry later, leave longer periods between pregnancies and have fewer children. Now it appears that the policy’s days are numbered.

Volatile weather impacts business profits
Volatile weather impacts business profits

Strong links between unexpected weather patterns and company performance. / Bad weather “no longer a good excuse" for missed sales targets. / Pre-Christmas retail season one of many examples of key weather risk. / Annual costs from routine weather variance can triple those from the headline-grabbing global nat cat losses. / Growing demand in specialist products to offset losses from unexpected weather, but many businesses still unaware of options for tackling the challenge

Europe? Just continue!
Europe? Just continue!

To build Europe's future we need to “mobilize the public support” Herman Van Rompuy explained at the Allianz Forum in Berlin.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AG successfully adopts new legal structure of Societas Europaea (SE)
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AG successfully adopts new legal structure of Societas Europaea (SE)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (France) has been merged into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AG which was simultaneously converted into AGCS SE / AGCS will benefit from the simplification of its corporate structure and enhanced financial strength through capital optimization

Allianz launches mobile online application tool
Allianz launches mobile online application tool

Mobile website allows access to Allianz's global job market / Online application from mobile device possible without an app