Companies are far more than just abstract units of value creation, balance sheet figures or building complexes. Rather, they are networked and living organisms made up of a large number of players that interact directly with each other and the wider environment.

Employees are among the most important factors for Hannover Re's success

At the centre of this philosophy are our employees with their individual characteristics, skills, needs, values and goals, which must be harmonised.

Motivated and well-trained employees are among the most important factors for Hannover Re's success. Sustainability-related aspects are becoming increasingly important in all phases of employment. Demographic change is leading to intensified competition for well-trained young talent, particularly in industrialised countries.

This shows that generations Y and Z in particular do not only consider financial aspects when choosing their employer, but rather prioritise the "total reward": compliance with the principles of responsible corporate governance, measures to implement sustainable development in the core business, the company's reputation, corporate culture and working atmosphere, work-life balance and other additional benefits.