Allianz Global Investors buys into seven French wind farms
Allianz Global Investors (AGI), the asset manager of German insurer Allianz, has acquired minority stakes in seven wind farms in France.
Lloyd's chief explains coal divestment decision
Lloyd's of London will implement its coal exclusion policy for future investments from 1 April
Allianz, Axa, Amundi and Aberdeen named in sustainable company list
Amundi, Aberdeen Asset Management, Allianz and Axa are among the new entries to the list of the 100 most sustainable large corporations, according to Corporate Knights.
Allianz GI buys remaining 20% of German wind park
German insurer Allianz's asset management business Allianz Global Investors (AGI) has bought out the remaining 20% of German wind park portfolio PNE Wind Partners. The sum of the transaction was not disclosed.
$26trn of investors sign up to climate engagement initiative
More than 200 global institutional investors with over $26.3 trillion in assets have joined forces in a collaborative engagement initiative to drive swifter corporate action on climate change.
Global Coal Exit List: How investors can bolster coal divestment
In recent months, more banks and investors have committed to reduce their coal exposure. While this is a laudable step, research finds that the new coal policies have important shortcomings, argues Christina Beberdick
People moves: Carbon Tracker, Allianz, WWF, Sustineri, BMO
Carbon Tracker Initiative has appointed Hermes Investment Management's chief executive Saker Nusseibeh as non-executive chairman.
Insurers reach 'tipping point' on climate change
Concerns about climate change are influencing the underwriting and investment policies of a growing number of insurance companies, finds Graham Cooper
Timing and overcrowding: the challenges facing insurers in renewables
Renewable energy is a popular asset class for insurers within the alternatives universe, and the trend is likely to continue based on the industry's growth forecasts. But challenges remain for insurers looking to grow exposure in unfamiliar territory. Asa Gibson reports
Insurance giant Allianz on 'inserting ESG into its DNA'
Allianz has divested from coal companies but has come under fire for continuing to insure the sector. Nick Roumpis reports