International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation

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.

Global Mutual Market Share 2013

The mutual and cooperative sector continued to be the fastest-growing part of the global insurance industry since the financial crisis reporting a record high market share in 2013, according to the latest research from ICMIF.


Key Member Statistics

ICMIF to play key role in climate resilience initiative launched by UN Secretary-General at COP21

A new initiative to build climate resilience in the world’s most vulnerable countries was launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (pictured) and 13 members within the UN system at COP21, …

ICMIF hosts bespoke leadership programme for Argentinean executives

ICMIF member La Segunda (Argentina) last week brought a delegation of 27 staff members from the organization to Manchester (UK) to take part in a bespoke Executive Leadership Programme hosted by the I…

ICMIF introduces mutual insurance to China

China has taken a vital step closer to creating a more diverse and inclusive insurance market for its people, following a landmark forum organized by its regulatory commission.

ICMIF’s Argentinian members play a key role in UN sustainability and gender work

On Friday 13 November 2015 Néstor Abatidaga (pictured), CEO of Argentinian ICMIF member Sancor Seguros, was the keynote speaker at the 5th National Assembly of the Global Compact Network Argentina (t…

Market InSights: UK 2014

Mutual insurers have been the fastest-growing part of the UK insurance industry since the financial crisis, according to the latest financial research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Ins…

Another record year for ICMIF members: Key Statistics 2014 report published

The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) announced a record year in terms of its members’ aggregate premium income and total assets in 2014, according to the latest ICMI

Global mutual and cooperative market infographic 2015

The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) has produced an updated global infographic highlighting the size and growth of the worldwide mutual and cooperative insurance indu…

Market InSights: USA 2014

The US mutual* insurance sector reported another record year in terms of premium volume and market share in 2014, according to the latest research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Insuran…

Advanced Management Course 2016

“A unique career development opportunity” The cooperative and mutual insurance sector, is presented with many challenges and the demands facing the managers of these organizations has never been …

Meeting of Reinsurance Officials (MORO) 2016

It is with great pleasure that ICMIF announces details of the 23rd Meeting of Reinsurance Officials (MORO) which takes place from 6-8 June 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Tower of London, loc…

ICMIF/Americas Annual Conference - 2016

SAVE THE DATES! The ICMIF/Americas 24th Annual Conference will take place in Lima, Peru from November 30 - December 2, 2016, hosted by Serviperú.  Please come back for details in early 2016! Lima,…

Survival of the fittest at the B20!

Attending the B20/G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey last weekend was a fantastic experience in more ways than one. I was there with a delegation of cooperative and mutual leaders following our work with t…

Mutual insurers and non-traditional capital: Time for a change of perspective

Only a few years ago, mutual insurers could understandably have viewed the influx of non-traditional capital trickling into the reinsurance market as irrelevant. Mutual insurers rightly pride themselv…

A risk-based response to climate change: The business case and the political case

Time for “climate change sceptics” is running out. Just like the ice caps, uncertainty about the business case for building an insurance industry that meets environmental demands, is melting fast.

Actions speak louder than words

I was in Paris, France, on Wednesday (20 May) for the working breakfast on Innovative Finance for Climate Resilience, organized with the support of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environ…