Insurance

Manchester, UK, 10 February 2016: Until 30 January 2016, Janos Pasztor was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, and had been appointed by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to support efforts to achieve a successful agreement at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris in December 2015.

In an exclusive interview immediately after...

Manchester, UK, Friday 2 October 2015: Next week the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) is to publicly endorse - during its Biennial Conference - a speech given by the Governor of the Bank of England, in which he urged the insurance industry and investors to help counteract the financial shocks that could be triggered by climate change.

ICMIF represents...

Manchester, UK, Monday 14 November: Record membership numbers boosted the aggregate premium income of members of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) in 2015, according to the Federation’s latest financial research.

The seventh edition of the ICMIF Members: Key Statistics report, an annual overview of ICMIF members’ collective financial performance,...

Manchester, UK, Thursday 10 November: The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF), has just published the latest edition of its Global Reputation Report, an exclusive report for ICMIF members. The findings in this report show a dramatic increase in the global visibility of the mutual and cooperative insurance sector since 2013 and a significant increase in the sector’...

Manchester, UK, Thursday 22 September 2016: The percentage of women on the boards of directors of mutual and cooperative insurers rose to 20.6% in 2015, compared to an insurance industry average of just 17.8%*, according to the latest research published by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF). This represents a significant growth for the mutual and cooperative...

The world’s 500 largest mutual/cooperative insurers have been writing business for, on average, 93 years each, according to the latest research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF).

Not only is the mutual/cooperative sector demonstrating impressive longevity but they are also recording success in terms of premiums and growth. Of these 500 largest...

Re/insurers, global brokers and industry associations unite in unprecedented effort with the United Nations, the World Bank Group and International Institutions to promote climate resilience and sustainable growth

Manchester, UK, Wednesday 18 May 2016: This week the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) welcomed the announcement by Stephen Catlin, Chair of...

Manchester, UK, 11 April 2016: The global cooperative and mutual insurance sector – which provides cover for almost a billion lives worldwide – reported a 20% increase in job creation since the onset of the economic crisis (2007), according to the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF).

New statistics from ICMIF’s Global Mutual Market Share report confirm that...

Manchester, UK, Wednesday 16 March 2016: The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) today announced new statistics confirming the increasingly positive socio-economic impact of the global mutual and cooperative insurance industry. The publication of the latest ICMIF Global Mutual Market Share report confirms another year of strong financial performance for the mutual...

Manchester, UK, Tuesday 8 March 2016: Insurance sometimes has a reputation of being a conservative industry, run in a time-honoured way by groups of men with little involvement by women, particularly at senior levels.

Recent research carried out by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) for this year’s International Women’s Day, however, demonstrates that...

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