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Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active investment managers, has today published its 2020 Stewardship report, and outlined its engagement policy and its priorities for 2021, focusing on climate transition.
To enhance its commitment to sustainability and accelerate its ambition to be a leader in sustainability, AllianzGI is reshaping the structure of its dedicated team under the leadership of Matt Christensen, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, as well as enlarging it by two new hires.
Recognizing the urgency to tackle climate change, AllianzGI announces its commitment to support the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, in line with global efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C, by joining the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative.
Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active investment managers, has today published its annual analysis of how it voted on more than 100,000 shareholder and management proposals in 2020, with figures revealing a continued and stark disparity globally in corporate governance standards.
Allianz has closed the acquisition of its first renewable energy installations in Poland from ENERTRAG, consisting of nine sites split into two projects, Dargikowo and Karlino. With these additions, Allianz now owns more than 100 wind and solar parks. Construction works for Dargikowo and Karlino have already started. The commissioning of the projects is planned for 2021 and 2022, respectively.
Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active asset managers, announced today the appointment of Matt Christensen as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing. In this role, he will accelerate the growth of Impact Investing as part of the company’s growing private markets platform; lead the continued integration of ESG factors across AllianzGI’s existing range of public markets products, including stewardship activities; and support the development of new SRI products.
Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active investment managers, has received an ‘A+’ from the PRI Association for its overarching approach to ESG Strategy and Governance for the fourth year in a row. This category encompasses environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies, objectives and memberships, and considers how the firm promotes its ESG efforts internally and externally.