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Attractive investment

for sustainability investors

We are virtually carbon neutral at the Hannover location thanks to measures such as offsets for every kilometre flown and our switch to green energy. Since 2014 Hannover Re has been included in sustainability indices.

Solar panels on Hannover Re building

Our vision:

Long-term success in a competitive business
Portrait photo Ulrich Wallin

Sustainability Report 2015

Sustainability Report 2015



Hannover Re Group Strategy (2014)


Sustainability Strategy of Hannover Re Group (2015)

Environment and society

We are committed to keeping negative environmental impacts of our business operations as low as possible. With this in mind, the focus of our efforts is on reducing CO2 emissions. Hannover Re has set itself the goal of operating on a climate-neutral basis by 2015 at the Hannover location.

Rating and indices

Hannover Re is assessed by various rating agencies with regard to its sustainability performance and is represented in the FTSE4Good Index.

Global Reinsurance Forum (GRF)


GRF Report 2014: Global reinsurers provide predictable financial relief and strengthen societal resilience. The Global Reinsurance Forum (GRF) report explains their role in detail:

Product innovation award

Energy-savings warranties like "Energy savings protect" (EEP-Police) enables providers of energy efficiency solutions to take out protection in the event that the promised energy savings fail to materialise. In this case the company in question receives a compensatory payment from the insurer. Hannover Re's  energy savings product developed jointly with b2b Protect Gmbh won recently award for innovation.