International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation

5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy

The ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy aims to develop mutual microinsurance in five countries in emerging markets over five years, reaching 5 million low-income households (equating to 25 million people), building greater resilience in vulnerable communities. 

Global Mutual Market Share 2014 edition

The global mutual and cooperative insurance industry continued to expand its global reach and socio-economic impact in 2014, according to the latest Global Mutual Market Share report published by ICMIF.

ICMIF Events 2016

ICMIF's events consistently receive excellent feedback scores from members. Download ICMIF's latest events calendar for 2016 today. More information on all events will follow, but please contact a member of the events team if you require more information at:

ICMIF Biennial Conference 2015

The ICMIF 2015 Conference was a global gathering of cooperative and mutual insurance leaders. High-profile external partners in ICMIF’s influencing work as well as selected external organizations which contribute to our business intelligence were also be present.


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There’s never been a better – or more cost-effective - time to invest in your people!

ICMIF knows how passionate our members are when it comes to investing in their people. However, often expectations are high but budgets are stretched! The weak UK Pound Sterling however means that for…

Benenden organizes 600 mile UK bike ride to promote mental health message

The Olympics may be over but sporting enthusiasm, grit and determination live on, this time in the UK and all in the name of raising awareness of mental health.   

Sector news: Only one week left for a chance to win a three day pass to the Quebec International Summit of Cooperatives

The International Co-operative Alliance (the Alliance) and the International Summit of Cooperatives has issued a final reminder for cooperatives to register their coop pledge at

Member news: The Co-operators gives CAD 125,600 in grants to support other Canadian cooperatives

Canadian member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) The Co-operators last week announced a total of CAD 125,600 in grants to support 10 Canadian cooperatives that …

Market InSights: Latin America 2015

Mutual and cooperative insurers in Latin America collectively held a record market share in 2015, according to the latest figures published by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federa…

Quarterly Update Q2 2016

Since the last edition of the ICMIF Overview we have partnered with a number of member organizations and made some historic advances in terms of our alignment with the mutual and cooperative insu…

Access to mutual and cooperative insurance infographic

New research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) highlights that 45% of the world’s countries do not have a local law that allows mutual or cooperative insuran…

Market InSights: Europe 2014

The European mutual and cooperative insurance sector reached a record 31.2% share of the total regional market in 2014, accordingly to the latest statistics published by the International Cooperative …

ICMIF/Americas Annual Conference - 2016

The Transformation of the Insurance Industry: Leveraging Change, Creating Opportunities SAVE THE DATES! The ICMIF/Americas 24th Annual Conference will take place in Lima, Peru from November 30 - Dece…

The rules of the CSR game have changed

In the past, the business world has had a patchy relationship with social ideals. On the one hand, a handful of 18th century post-industrial revolution mill owners built housing and schools, while phi…

Mutuals: A fast-growing sector in Latin America

The Latin American insurance market may be relatively young, but it is growing fast, and the cooperative/mutual insurance sector in many national markets is a significant contributor to that regional …

Mutual insurers and risk appetite statements

Willis Re’s recently published Global Reinsurance and Risk Appetite Report 2016 is the most comprehensive survey into how insurers’ approach the subject of developing a formal risk appetite.

Mutuals bring consumers and insurance closer together in the fight against climate change

Two kinds of climate change happened in 2015. In March, global carbon dioxide levels reached a one-million year high, marking an all-time low in the history of environmental climate change. Then in De…