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Ratings & Benchmarks

ESG & Sustainability Ratings

Our objective is to continuously improve our performance and to strive for sustainability leadership in our sector. We see sustainability ratings as tools to promote transparency and trustworthiness towards markets and stakeholders. As an investor, we rely on these ratings as part of our long-term ESG integration approach for proprietary investments, as well as in the responsible investment products offered to our asset management customers.

As we strive to be a sustainability leader in our sector, sustainability ratings and industry benchmarks provide an important opportunity to improve our performance and transparency. We also rely on these ratings to support long-term ESG integration across our proprietary investments and the responsible investment products offered to our asset management customers. We take part in a wide range of external assessment and benchmarking initiatives, including:


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.



In 2020, 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.



Disclaimer Statement

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.



Allianz has once again received Prime status in 2020, which ranks us among the world’s best companies in our industry.

For additional information on ISS ESG Corporating Rating, visit ISS website




Allianz has received the highest rating in the ISS Quality Score for the environment and social pillars in 2020.

For additional information on ISS Quality Score, visit ISS website




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.



Included since 2001, Allianz is one of the longstanding members of the FTSE4Good Index series. We were ranked among the top 8 percent of our sector in 2020.

For additional information on FTSE4Good Index Series, visit FTSE4Good website



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. 

PRI 2020 Leader's Group


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

Gender equality continues to be a key focus at Allianz. Over the years we have emphasized on identifying female successors for leadership roles, provide development opportunities, increasing flexible work options and addressing unconscious bias in all our processes and our efforts are paying off. Allianz has been recognized by the following indexes:



For the fifth year running, Allianz is included in the list of 325 companies from 42 counties and regions across 11 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 ranked top 8th in 2019.




UHLALA Group published an index of the 22 DAX 30 companies on LGBT inclusion. Allianz was placed in second place.



Out of the 100 world’s most attractive employers, Allianz was ranked 50 among over 240K students.