At AXA XL, we recognize that acting responsibly is essential to moving the world forward
From considering how our people and products can help build more resilient communities, to advancing understanding and response to climate change, our approach to Corporate Responsibility is the same as our approach to business; constantly seeking to provide innovative solutions to the world’s most important and complex problems.
Our colleagues are encouraged to invest in their local communities through our employee volunteering and philanthropy programs. During our annual volunteering day – the Global Day of Giving – colleagues around the world donate their time and skills to the communities where they live and work. Since the tradition began, we have donated close to 330,000 hours to hundreds of nonprofits worldwide.
In addition to our Global Day of Giving, colleagues are encouraged to take a minimum of one day’s paid volunteering leave - at a time of their choosing - to support nonprofits making a difference in their local communities.
We proactively measure carbon emissions generated through our business activities, allowing us to monitor footprint changes and target areas for future emissions reduction. We offset the company’s global travel emissions through the purchase of carbon credits with The Nature Conservancy (TNC).
We are also supporting TNC with the development of “Blue Carbon Resilience Credits.” These would, for the first time, value the combined carbon sequestration and resilience benefits provided by coastal wetland ecosystems.
The nature of AXA XL’s business is to help clients prepare for and mitigate risk – therefore it makes strong business sense for our organization to invest in disaster preparedness on an ongoing basis, along with disaster relief when specific needs arise. AXA XL is partnering with RedR UK, an international humanitarian NGO helping to build resilience by providing disaster-prone communities around the world with life-saving skills, advice and support.
Our Ocean Risk Initiative was launched in 2017 to highlight the implications of ocean-derived risk and develop cross-sectoral solutions that help to build resilience at local, regional and global levels.
We hold ourselves to high standards with strict governance practices, especially regarding marketplace and workplace conduct. As markets evolve and our strategy progresses, ethical behavior remains a cornerstone of our culture.
Applying for a Nonprofit Grant
At AXA XL, we are committed to supporting the local communities in which we live and work. Our Regional Grant Program awards charitable grants to nonprofit organizations or schools operating in countries where AXA XL has a presence.
For Bermuda Registered Charities only: Please click on the following link to access the XL Foundation Grant application (click here). The XL Foundation Grant Application (for Bermuda registered charities only) will remain open until February 28, 2020. For further inquiries please email: Davina.Dickinson@axaxl.com
For organizations based in other locations:
Please see the Guidance for Applicants document linked here for more information. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2020.
2018 AXA XL CR Report
AXA Group’s 2018 Annual Report (Section 7 – Corporate Responsibility)
2016 Modern Slavery Act Transparency Statement
2017 Modern Slavery Act Transparency Statement
AXA Compliance and Ethics Code
AXA XL Code for Representatives
If you wish to report inappropriate, illegal or unethical behavior you can do so through the through the AXA XL Speaking Up hotline at www.axaxl.com/speakup. This is monitored by a team that is independent of executive management.