• Allianz Global Investors buys into seven French wind farms

    31 January 2018

    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

    24 January 2018

    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

    24 January 2018

    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

    28 December 2017

    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

    12 December 2017

    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

    08 December 2017

    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

    01 December 2017

    Carbon Tracker Initiative has appointed Hermes Investment Management's chief executive Saker Nusseibeh as non-executive chairman.

  • Insurers reach 'tipping point' on climate change

    29 November 2017

    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

    27 November 2017

    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'

    21 November 2017

    Allianz has divested from coal companies but has come under fire for continuing to insure the sector. Nick Roumpis reports