Allianz and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University report: Flying has never been safer

Despite record numbers of over 4 billion passengers globally, statistics show that flying has never been safer. The global airline industry has experienced some of its safest years ever in terms of fatal accidents in recent times, according to the new “Aviation Risk 2020: Safety And The State Of The Nation” report by AGCS and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

World in 2040: Home smart home

A house that maintains itself? It’s not a pipe dream. This might turn into a reality in 20 years. Tomorrow’s home is a 3D-printed, power-generating unit with robo housekeepers, virtual assistants and hi-tech security, predicts noted futurologist Ray Hammond...

Allianz Pulse: Europeans hungry for change

What worries the average European? Inequality more than immigration, apparently. An Allianz survey indicates that jobs, pension and climate have overtaken immigration as the top causes of concern for the Germans, the French and the Italians...

Allianz Global Risk Dialogue: I, Cobot

Collaboration is key in the workplace. And cobots – ‘collaborative robots’ - are very good at it. Relieving humans of repetitive tasks, these bots are doing everything from topping your pizza to inspecting aircraft. Who are they and what can we expect from them?

Allianz Global Wealth Report 2019: Code Red

In 2018, global wealth fell victim to political uncertainties and the U.S.-China war of trade words. Last year saw financial assets of households decline for the first time since the 2008 crisis, according to the latest Allianz Global Wealth Report…

Allianz: 7 trends making engineering and construction projects bigger and costlier than ever

Large engineering and construction projects have changed beyond recognition in recent decades. Whether it is an airport, a power plant or a car manufacturing complex, sites are now much larger, more complex and more expensive, meaning more is at stake if things go wrong.

EU rural-urban income divide: The story untold

Are globalization and digitalization really leaving behind rural Europe in terms of income growth? Contrary to common perceptions, the income divide between urban and rural parts is narrowing, shows an analysis by Allianz Research...

The World in 2040: The next episode

What would society look like in 2040? Noted futurologist Ray Hammond, in collaboration with Allianz Partners, presents the seven megatrends that will define the way we live, work and play in the next two decades...

AGCS shipping review 2019

Large shipping losses are now at their lowest level this century having declined by over 50 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019. The annual study analyzes reported shipping losses over 100 gross tons (GT).