Environmental Liability Insurance

Comprehensive cover for premises, contractors and more

Given the potentially catastrophic consequences of environmental damages, it's essential for companies to evaluate, mitigate and protect against these risks.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has a team of expert underwriters who can provide tailored environmental liability insurance, with tailored solutions in the areas of premises pollution and contracting pollution.

Our Premises Pollution Solutions can help mitigate and protect your company against a wide range of environmental liability risk, from pollution to biodiversity damage. These solutions are perfect for companies with manufacturing plants, distribution centers, laboratories, warehouses, and even retail outlets.

We also provide Contractor Pollution Solutions to protect your company's reputation and finances if your work on a construction site has been claimed to have an adverse impact on the environment. Best of all, these solutions can be written on a practice- or project-specific basis.

  • pollutant releases
  • biodiversity damages
  • bodily injury
  • contractors' pollution liability
  • single or multi-site coverages including global insurance program for multinationals
  • remediation expenses
  • costs to rectify operations by implementing improvements
  • fines or penalties if bodily injury is sustained
  • defense costs against third party allegations for injuries
 The products and services described on this page may not be available in all AGCS locations. Please contact your local office for full information on local product availability.
Partner with us for Environmental Liability Insurance and you will have access to 24/7 emergency response services, provided by HETI and GM Consultant. With more than 30 years of experience, HETI can help you deal with and mitigate the impact of environmental emergencies.
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