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My pride in Aegon Proud

On the eve of the Pride Amsterdam parade, Matt Rider, Chief Financial Officer at Aegon, writes about his support for the LGBT community.

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Aegon Asset Management maintains high scores for responsible investing

Aegon Asset Management (AAM) and UK subsidiary Kames Capital have once again received high marks in the annual environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessment by a UN-backed organisation that promotes responsible investment

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FinTech investor Adrian Chng takes the helm at Aegon's GoBear partnership in Asia

GoBear, Aegon’s FinTech partnership in Asia, has appointed Adrian Chng as its new CEO. The move coincides with the planned expansion by Asia’s only independent insurance and banking comparison website to Indonesia.

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An insurance solution to make retirement incomes last

Life expectancy is increasing worldwide, meaning many people risk outliving their retirement savings and potentially slipping into poverty. A new study suggests the insurance industry can be part of the solution.

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Hackathon 2018: countdown to the creative disruption

Aegon’s global hackathon is still two months away, yet a host of innovators are already busy brainstorming before teams are selected on July 20. Be quick and you can still be part of the action!

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Aegon-backed dementia fund raises record GBP 250 million

The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF), the world’s largest venture fund devoted to a single disease area, has announced the completion of a record fundraising, with Aegon among its backers.

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Aegon to present Analyst & Investor webinar

Matt Rider, Aegon's Chief Financial Officer, hosts an interactive webinar about the company’s financial transformation and capital framework from 14.00 CET (08:00 EST) on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

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Aegon launches its 2018 global Hackathon

Do you have a brilliant idea that will disrupt the insurance industry? We are looking for you!

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Aegon calls for a new blueprint for retirement

Experts at the Aegon Center of Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) call for a new social contract for retirement.

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The case for a new social contract for retirement

On the day that Aegon publishes its seventh annual Retirement Readiness Survey at the OECD, Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Aegon, outlines the case for a new social contract for retirement and calls for a more positive view on aging.

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Should workers reskill to keep up?

At a panel discussion at the OECD forum in Paris, which included Jean-Michel Blanquer, the French Minister for Education, Aegon’s Catherine Collinson argued that lifelong learning is a must.

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Aegon publishes seventh Responsible Investment Report

Aegon Asset Management has published its 2017 Responsible Investment report.

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Aegon will vote in favor of resolution Follow This

Aegon will vote in favor of a resolution which calls on Shell to set long-term (2050) and quantitative targets aligned with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Aegon employees give back on global volunteer day

Today Aegon employees will be swapping their normal workplaces for a local charity or good cause of their choice as part of Aegon’s Global Volunteer Friday.

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Aegon joins forces with European Investment Fund to support innovative Dutch companies

Aegon Asset Management (AAM) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) signed an agreement today to boost innovative Dutch companies with a guaranteed €120 million portfolio of loans.

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The LGBT community suffers a ‘wage penalty’ in preparing for retirement

With a median annual income eight percent lower than heterosexuals, LGBT households are on the back foot when it comes to saving for retirement.

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Significant step in commercializing blockchain solutions for re-insurance

Aegon today welcomed the incorporation of the Blockchain Industry Initiative B3i, which will now operate under the name B3i Services AG and be based in Zurich.

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Investing responsibly for our customers

"Our work addresses a fundamental and universal need: financial security", says Alex Wynaendts, Aegon's CEO, in an interview in the company's 2017 Review, which was published today.

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Over four million customers are now connected via a platform

"Our work addresses a fundamental and universal need: financial security", says Alex Wynaendts, Aegon's CEO, in an interview in the company's 2017 Review, which was published today.

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Many people lack financial security; we’re here to change that

"Our work addresses a fundamental and universal need: financial security", says Alex Wynaendts, Aegon's CEO, in an interview in the company's 2017 Review, which was published today.

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New Head of Investor Relations at Aegon

Jan Willem Weidema has been appointed as the new Head of Investor Relations at Aegon, Jan Willem (37) succeeds Willem van den Berg (40) who has led the Investor Relations team over the past 7 years.

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Health issues put gay workers at risk of retirement poverty

Over half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people retire earlier than planned – putting them at risk of poverty in their senior years. Aegon’s survey finds that the most common reason for this is ill-health.

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Aegon's CFO speaks out on Women's Day

Balancing paid employment with life’s other responsibilities is a very personal decision for both women and men, whether working full-time, part-time or not at all.

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A sense of purpose

Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and an important Aegon shareholder, recently wrote to Alex Wynaendts and other CEOs to share his thoughts about how to achieve sustainable, long-term growth.

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LGBT people have the same aspirations but not the same equality in retirement

Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) conducted its first international survey on retirement aspirations and planning among the LGBT community.

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Climate change and the insurance industry

The Geneva Association, a leading international insurance think tank, has released a research report on the role the insurance industry can play in supporting climate adaptation and mitigation efforts.

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Why you may want to think twice before asking to speak to a human

Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) conducted its first international survey on retirement aspirations and planning among the LGBT community.

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Aegon’s first affordable housing debt fund fully subscribed

Do you have a brilliant idea that will disrupt the insurance industry? We are looking for you!

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