Hannover Re's investment in the community is closely regulated by its Donations Guideline. The company attaches crucial importance to the common public interest of the social groups and projects that it supports. In addition to its support for science, art and music as well as corporate volunteering projects, Hannover Re is engaged in the areas of environmental and climate protection and is active with respect to staff concerns such as the compatibility of family and career, the protection of young people and the advancement of humanitarian projects. Donations are not made to organisations or projects in the political domain, churches or faith-based communities or organisations / projects for the protection of historical monuments and animal welfare.