Allianz employees raised money for mental health charity Mind by recalling the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London last week.
Mind CEO Paul Farmer joined Allianz Holdings CEO Jon Dye and 16 Allianz employees as they embarked on the 80-meter descent as part of the latest challenge hosted by employees of the giant insurance to support Mind and the Scottish Mental Health Association (SAMH).
Since the charity partnership began in 2019, Allianz employees have raised more than £ 842,000, getting closer to their goal of £ 1million in three years.
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In addition to supporting mental health organizations, Allianz also supports environmentally friendly initiatives. Last week, the insurer announced that it had joined a coalition of more than 80 UK companies that signed an open letter calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to show “strong national leadership” in the fight against the climate change.
The letter, coordinated by the Business Group Alliance for Net Zero (BGA), said companies are supporting climate action and underscored the need for the UK government to formulate a cohesive, integrated, and Treasury-backed plan to achieve net emissions. zero carbon. .