Our ratings, reporting and performance
How are we doing?
Allianz has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) with top ranking positions since 2000.
In 2020, we achieved 98th percentile within the insurance industry with a total score of 87 out of 100 points. Allianz was also included in the Sustainability Yearbook achieving Silver Class for 2021.
Note: Total score and percentile stated above are based on results announced on 13 November, 2020.
In 2021, Allianz once again received a rating of AAA (on a scale of AAACCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment. Allianz is one of the top performers in the insurance sector.
MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers.
The use by Allianz of any MSCI ESG research LLC or its affiliates (“MSCI”) data, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement, recommendation, or promotion of Allianz by MSCI. MSCI services and data are the property of MSCI or its information providers, and are provided ‘as-is’ and without warranty. MSCI names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI.
Vigeo Eiris ranked Allianz in the top 5 percent in the insurance sector in 2020 with an overall ESG score of 62 out of 100 points. Allianz has been included in Euronext, Ethibel Sustainability Index Europe and Ethibel Sustainability Index Global.
In 2020, Allianz has achieved the highest rating (A+) in eight out of nine categories in the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assessment. Allianz is also a member of the PRI 2020 Leaders' Group. The PRI 2020 Leaders' Group showcases PRI signatories that demonstrate breadth of responsible investment excellence, and that excel specifically in this year's theme: climate reporting.
Allianz Group is a founding member of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and we continue to support it as a responding company and as an asset owner and asset manager.
In 2020, we achieved "A-" rating which corresponds to CDP's leadership level.
Allianz has achieved leadership status.
It was ranked in second position at a subindustry level (diversified insurance services) in Sustainalytics 2021 assessment with a 14.8 ESG Risk Rating score.
Inclusion and Diversity Ratings
For the fifth year running, Allianz is included in the list of 325 companies from 42 counties and regions across 50 industry sectors for 2020.
The Diversity and Inclusion Index recognizes the companies that are leading the way in embedding diversity and inclusion into their business strategy and practices.
Allianz has been included in Refinitiv's diversity and inclusion top 100 most diverse and inclusive companies with a rank 7 in 2020.
Universum's 2020 Communication Report on the world's most attractive employers ranks Allianz number 1 within the insurance industry and sees Allianz amongst the "Top 10 Risers".
Committed to transparency
We base our sustainability reporting and approach on voluntary international standards and best practice guidelines such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines. Our annual Sustainability Report provides a comprehensive overview of our commitments and progress for our material sustainability issues, as informed by our business and our stakeholders.
Sustainability Report 2020
Our Sustainability Report 2020 covering the reporting period from 01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 was published on 29 April 2021.
In compliance with the EU Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups (2014/95/EU), we also published relevant non-financial information within the Governance section of the Group Annual Report 2020.
Combined Separate Non-Financial Report 2020
The Non-Financial Report 2020, covering the reporting period from 01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020, is part of the Group Annual Report 2020, which was published on 05 March 2021.
Data and assurance
To enhance the quality and reliability of our reporting, PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (PwC) has conducted limited assurance reviews of our sustainability reports, processes and data since the 2016 reporting year. PwC regularly undertakes on-site reviews of a sample of operating entities of Allianz SE, selected based on their impact on the Group’s sustainability activities.