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01 04.3 Marketplace Our commitment to I&D Serving our social purpose 02 Accelerating our business transformation We believe our firm can be a powerful force in 03 increasing investment in assets, products and Our I&D strategy and priorities businesses that help the world become more LGBT+ lens investing 04 sustainable and equitable. This third pillar of our “The current pandemic, the climate challenges and the increase of social Our progress in 2021 I&D strategy is about leveraging our I&D values and racial inequalities are making us learn to do things differently. – Workplace to strengthen our positive impact on society. There is a general consensus that our thinking and our investing must – Workforce While it is currently not as advanced as we would become more sustainable if we want to solve the global problems we – Marketplace like, we are working towards improving the way we influence external stakeholders, and create currently face. That’s why understanding and integrating ESG factors greater alignment with the UN’s Sustainable into our decision making is essential. The adoption of an LGBT+ lens is Development Goals. We will continue to develop still at its early stages and has not yet been considered by the majority our approach in this area in the coming years to of global investment professionals, partially because a lack of quality build on the many initiatives that we are already data is holding investors back. I personally believe that we also need working on. to help develop LGBT+ lens investing at AllianzGI in order to appreciate how such a lens can help us uncover hidden opportunities and contribute to a more inclusive society.” Matt Christensen Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, AllianzGI AllianzGI Inclusion and Diversity Report 2021 38

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