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MAPFRE launches first fund in Europe for the inclusion of people with disabilities

2020-01-15T09:59:56+00:0015 January 2020|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE Inclusión Responsable has been listed in the United Nations Global Compact report as an example of best practice The participating company that shows the best commitment to social inclusion will be presented with an award MAPFRE AM, MAPFRE's asset management unit, along with its French partner, La Financière Responsable (LFR), have launched a new fund that [...]

MAPFRE’s socially responsible funds exceed 200 million euros in assets

2020-01-15T09:33:07+00:0015 January 2020|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE AM, MAPFRE's asset manager, has highlighted its socially responsible investment funds, that is, funds driven by environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. MAPFRE AM's three such funds now exceed 100 million euros (plus another 100 million in a pension plan) according to the latest data as on December 31, 2019. Following the recent launch of MAPFRE Inclusión responsible, [...]

What makes insurance a unique sector

2020-01-07T07:32:54+00:002 January 2020|Categories: Corporate News|

In December 2019, Insurance Europe published the report "Why insurance is unique" discussing the reasons why the insurance sector is a key part of our societies and offers unique benefits to its clients. The insurance sector plays a fundamental role in economic activity through both simple and highly sophisticated products, and provides citizens and businesses with [...]

MAPFRE acquires two buildings in Milan and Paris through two real estate vehicles for 80 million euros

2019-12-17T11:48:44+00:0017 December 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

The group closes these purchases with two funds, formed with GLL and Swiss Life, which have a total investment volume of 675 million. MAPFRE has acquired two new office buildings in Milan and Paris. The first purchase made by the group was through a real estate vehicle formed with its managing partner GLL, for an amount [...]

MAPFRE against climate change: six years, six milestones

2019-12-16T07:51:28+00:0016 December 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

In this report you can read about the six key aspects of the Corporate Strategic Plan for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change that have been deployed over the last six years. The full text will be published in the next issue of The World of MAPFRE. MAPFRE has been working tirelessly to protect the environment since [...]

MAPFRE to maintain dividend despite Asian typhoons

2019-12-13T17:44:16+00:0013 December 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

• The Group estimates the cost at between 130 and 140 million euros. • Solvency position and balance sheet are not affected. MAPFRE has informed the market today that it will assume an impact of between 130 and 140 million euros in its attributable earnings for the 2019 financial year as a result of the recent typhoons [...]

MAPFRE Chairman calls for insurers, governments and wider society to work together to fight Climate Change at COP25 Madrid

2019-12-11T11:54:25+00:0011 December 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE Chairman and CEO, Antonio Huertas opened the InsuResilience Global Partnership Forum, with a key note address, as part of the United Nations (UN) COP25 Climate Change event in Madrid. Currently, less than 20 percent of catastrophic damage in Latin America is covered by insurance. In the case of floods, coverage levels are even lower at less [...]

How to contribute to sustainability

2019-12-03T07:42:51+00:003 December 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

The growing number of natural disasters, the mass extinction of species, the increasingly widespread nature of diseases... The evidence that our planet is at its very limits is now so evident that increasing numbers of people are asking how they can contribute to environmental sustainability. Below is a list of actions you can put into practice [...]

What is sustainability?

2019-12-05T09:27:50+00:002 December 2019|Categories: Corporate News|

Whether it is in the newspapers, on television, or on social networks, these days we constantly hear people talking about sustainability. There is still some confusion about the meaning of this word which, despite what we may think, does not only refer to environmental issues. The RAE (Real Academia Española — Royal Spanish Academy) defines sustainability [...]