Allianz secures Binding Corporate Rules certification in initiative to strengthen data privacy within group
Allianz secures Binding Corporate Rules certification in initiative to strengthen data privacy within group

Allianz Group recently received approval of its Binding Corporate Rules from the EU-mandated Bavarian Data Protection Authority, BayLDA. Binding Corporate Rules or "BCRs" were developed by the European Union to allow multinational corporations to make intra-organizational transfers of personal data across borders in compliance with EU Data  Protection Law.

All about GDPR data privacy laws
All about GDPR data privacy laws

From May 25, 2018, the long awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply across the EU, representing the biggest shake up of data protection laws in the digital age. In the latest edition of the Global Risk Dialogue, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) cyber experts Christopher Rau, Jens Krickhahn and Marek Stanislawski offer their insights on what businesses can expect...

IFRS 17 Explained
IFRS 17 Explained

The new IFRS accounting standards will come into play in 2021, changing the way insurance policies and contracts are assessed. So what will change? Find out...

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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data privacy rules to be introduced in the European Union in May next year will dramatically change the relationship between insurers and their customers...

Allianz designated global systemically relevant insurance group
Allianz designated global systemically relevant insurance group

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) designated Allianz and eight other large international insurance groups as global systemically relevant. The concrete ramifications of this are now to be determined together with the regulators. Therefore, it is too soon to give a detailed assessment of its effects.

Allianz strengthens ecological and social focus of its business

Allianz is set to become the first company in the world to establish a committee at board level tasked with ensuring that ecological and social issues are taken into account in decisions made throughout the organization. The committee's members will be Allianz SE board members Clement Booth, Maximilian Zimmerer and Jay Ralph. Chairman of the committee, Jay Ralph, explains in an interview why sustainable management is so important to Allianz.

Allianz raises its target for reducing emissions and will be carbon-neutral from 2012

Allianz Sustainability Report published concurrently with Annual Report for the first time / Report's environmental data verified by independent auditor / Overview of 2011 milestones in sustainability

Allianz top-ranked in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Rating

Continued external recognition for Allianz' sustainability performance / Latest Dow Jones Sustainability Index reconfirms Allianz' top position among insurance sector leaders / Allianz demonstrates leadership in integrating sustainability into core business processes and activities

Allianz' environmental, social and corporate governance performance

In its tenth Sustainable Development Report, Allianz shows how the principle of sustainable business is increasingly integrated into core processes. The Report highlights how Allianz addresses the challenges of five global issues.