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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is one of most recent organisations to join ICMIF. The organisation has just been recognised for its demonstrated leadership in ethical business practices by being selected as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for 2012… [READ MORE]

January 26, 2012: Voice 73

NTUC Income Orange Force

“Orange revolution”

Celebrating 100 Years of EMC

On April 24, 2011, US-based ICMIF member EMC Insurance Companies celebrated 100 years in business, joining an elite group of companies as less than 13% of property and casualty companies in the USA are 100 years or older—and the majority… [READ MORE]


ICMIF’s regional association The Americas Association of Cooperatives/Mutual Insurance Societies (AAC/MIS) has changed its name to ICMIF/Americas. In the wake of this year’s Annual Conference held in Cartagena, Colombia, a proposal was made in consultation with the members to change… [READ MORE]


The Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the USA has recognised the value that the cooperative business model can have for the restructuring of government sponsored enterprise’s Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In a recent report this November the GAO recognised… [READ MORE]

September 28, 2010: Voice 69


“Learning cooperation down under”

Mutual Market Share 2007-2008

“The mutual market share at the end of 2008 was 24% showing an increase from 2007 of 1%”

Mutual Market Share 2006-2007

“The mutual market share at the end of 2007 was 22.6% showing a slight decrease from 2006 of 23.6%”

Mutual Market Share 2006

“The mutual market share at the end of 2006 was 23.9% showing a slight decrease from 2005 of 24.7%”