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Allianz Insurance has been ranked 26th in The Inclusive Top 50 Employers List

Posted: 01 December 2021

 

In recognition of their continued dedication to workplace diversity, Allianz Insurance has been ranked 26th in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List 2021/22 – a definitive list of UK based organisations that promote inclusion across all protected characteristics, throughout each level of employment.
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Now in its sixth year, the list has become the premier cross industry index harnessing best practice and innovation to drive inclusion for all. Announced through a virtual event, The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List has identified the most inclusive companies across the nation.

Organisations participating in the benchmark have provided sufficient evidence on an amalgamation of topics, designed to collate the most accurate and relevant data from employers regarding their inclusivity practices. An independent advisory panel of Diversity & Inclusion experts have reviewed and analysed each submission, determining the rankings of each participant.

“More employers have seen their people step forward to be heard and contribute to their inclusion agenda like never before, with inclusive leadership leading at the forefront and prompting employers to examine their shortcomings internally” said Founder and CEO, Paul Sesay. “Companies featured on this year’s list have felt the importance of ensuring individual voices are heard and standing up as responsible employers against inequality, injustice and intolerance.”

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Nick Hobbs, chief distribution and regions officer, of Allianz Insurance and sponsor of Enrich, Allianz’s Multicultural Network said:

“Diversity and Inclusion are  important areas for Allianz. We strive to improve our employee experience, despite the headwinds that sometimes present themselves, and recognise the importance of D&I being embedded in what we do as part of that effort. Our executive sponsors and committed central teams are supported by our enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee-led networks that help us identify and remove barriers, support inclusion and drive change. It’s about enabling people to feel confident that they are in an environment where they can always give and show the very best of themselves.”

It is gratifying to not only to be recognised in the Top 50 ranking again but to have also moved from 29th to 26th, confirming Allianz as a great place to work. 

Rozila Kana, Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers Judge & Equality & Diversity Officer at Lancashire Constabulary, said; “It is clear from recent global events that diversity and inclusion should be a business and operational imperative that will help public sector organisations progress further as we come out of the challenges of 2020 into a world; a world with a new normality that needs to nurture compassionate leadership, a sense of belonging for staff as well as cohesive and inclusive societies.  Inclusive Companies helps organisations create cultural transformation through a “hearts and mind” approach to increase social inclusion and empowerment with the intention of embedding DEI into everything they practice as an essential ingredient.”
D&I architect Toby Mildon, added; “It’s important to recognise all of the hard work that businesses are doing to create more inclusive workplaces and Inclusive Companies do a great job of sharing best practice through the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List.”

To view the full list of Inclusive Employers, please visit https://www.inclusivecompanies.co.uk/inclusivetop50/2021rankings/

Twitter: @inclusivetop50

The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers: A definitive list of organisations that actively incorporate all strands of diversity – those featured on the list have provided sufficient evidence of their inclusivity practices and have been ranked to reflect their progress in the diversity arena. 

Paul Sesay: Founder/CEO of The National Diversity Awards, The Inclusive Awards, The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers and Black Leaders. With over fifteen years’ worth of experience within the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion sector, Paul has worked with some of the largest organisations in the world on their diversity and inclusion profiles.


The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

About Allianz Holdings plc

Allianz Holdings plc is the non-regulated holding company which owns the principal insurance operations of Allianz SE in Great Britain.

About Allianz

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 100 million* private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing 790 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage 1.7 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are amongst the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2020, over 150,000 employees achieved total revenues of 140 billion euros and an operating profit of 10.8 billion euros for the group.

These assessments are, as always, subject to the disclaimer provided below. 

Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements

This document includes forward-looking statements, such as prospects or expectations, that are based on management's current views and assumptions and subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance figures, or events may differ significantly from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Deviations may arise due to changes in factors including, but not limited to, the following: (i) the general economic and competitive situation in the Allianz Group's core business and core markets, (ii) the performance of financial markets (in particular market volatility, liquidity, and credit events), (iii) the frequency and severity of insured loss events, including those resulting from natural catastrophes, and the development of loss expenses, (iv) mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (v) persistency levels, (vi) particularly in the banking business, the extent of credit defaults, (vii) interest rate levels, (viii) currency exchange rates, most notably the EUR/USD exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax regulations, (x) the impact of acquisitions including and related integration issues and reorganization measures, and (xi) the general competitive conditions that, in each individual case, apply at a local, regional, national, and/or global level. Many of these changes can be exacerbated by terrorist activities.

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*Including non-consolidated entities with Allianz customers.

Scott McGee, Allianz Insurance
Email: scott.mcgee@allianz.co.uk
Mobile: 07385087459
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