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Planning for the long haul

On International Day of Older Persons, Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Aegon, reflects on the steps needed to ensure people are financially secure at retirement age

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Faces of Aegon: Ishmara Gumbs, Finance Project Manager

Ishmara Gumbs joined as Finance Project Manager in the Financial Reporting team, based at Aegon’s Corporate Center in The Hague, in August 2017. As part of our Faces of Aegon series, Ishmara reviews her first year in the role and outlines the opportunities she sees for career growth.

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Aegon Hackathon: top tips for rocking the innovation marathon

Here's a few pro tips for first-timers attending the Aegon Hackathon.

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Transamerica Institute CEO is named an Influencer in Aging

Catherine Collinson, CEO and President of the non-profit Transamerica Institute®, has been recognized as an Influencer in Aging.

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Aegon resets interest on perpetual bonds

Aegon will reset the annual interest rate on its NLG 300 million perpetual cumulative subordinated bond with ISIN code NL0000121416, originally issued in 1996 (the “Bonds”).

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Aegon Hackathon 2018: meet the disruptive innovators

Over 200 disruptive innovators are converging on Mumbai, Budapest and Dallas on September 20-21 in answer to Aegon’s challenge to “hack” the best prototypes to promote Wealth + Health for all.

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Aegon Hackathon - building on the invention buzz

For 24 hours on September 20 to 21, 36 teams of hackers, programmers, designers and dreamers will disrupt and modernize the wealth & health model the world over. Here's a quick explainer for the 2018 edition of the Aegon Hackathon.

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Bridging the gap between ESG investment intent and action

A Newsweek Vantage report highlights the steps required to narrow the gap between intent and action in sustainable and responsible investment.

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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 organization that promotes responsible investment

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Aegon acquires leading Dutch income protection service provider

Aegon announces the acquisition of Robidus, a leading income protection service provider in the Netherlands, from Avedon Capital Partners.

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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 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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