Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer serving people and businesses in more than 200 countries and territories. Founded 150 years ago, Zurich is transforming insurance. In addition to providing insurance protection, Zurich is increasingly offering prevention services such as those that promote wellbeing and enhance climate resilience.
Reflecting its purpose to ‘create a brighter future together,’ Zurich aspires to be one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world. It is targeting net-zero emissions by 2050 and has the highest-possible ESG rating from MSCI. In 2020, Zurich launched the Zurich Forest project to support reforestation and biodiversity restoration in Brazil.
The Group has about 60,000 employees and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information is available at www.zurich.com.
Zurich and sustainability
Zurich’s sustainability strategy aims to create value for Zurich and society as a whole. Through making use of Zurich’s core skills in underwriting, risk and investment management, it is opening the door to a more resilient future for individuals and communities. In line with Zurich’s commitment to the UN Global Compact and its own corporate governance standards, it is integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into its insurance and investment processes, allowing it to take a responsible and ethical approach to business. Zurich participates in the FTSE4Good Index Series, MSCI, Sustainalytics and CDP and has been a signatory of the UN Global Compact since 2011, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2012 and the Principles for Sustainable Insurance since 2017 .
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