ICMIF press releases

Mutual insurers in Europe outperform the overall European market with record share of total market premiums

Manchester (UK) Thursday 9 June 2022: The share of the total European insurance market held by mutual and cooperative insurers has increased to a record high of 33.4%, according to the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation’s latest Mutual Market Share report, marking a 9.2 percentage-point increase from the first available market share figure (24.2%) […]

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Stronger than ever, ICMIF celebrates 100 years of promoting and protecting purpose-led insurers

Manchester (UK) Thursday 7 April 2022: As the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) begins its centenary celebrations on Monday 25 April to mark the Federation’s inception in Rome on the same date back in 1922, Hilde Vernaillen the current President and CEO of one of its founding members, the P&V Group (Belgium) reflects […]

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Seventy per cent of ICMIF members exceeded their local market’s annual growth in the last financial year

Manchester (UK) Thursday 7 April 2022: Seventy per cent of ICMIF members exceeded their local market’s annual growth over the last financial year, according to the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation’s latest edition of the ICMIF Members: Key Statistics report. These results follow positive findings from our recent ICMIF Members Sustainable Investment Report 2021, […]

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New ICMIF report confirms USD 576 bn of its members assets are aligned to sustainable investment frameworks

Manchester (UK) Thursday 31 March 2022: ICMIF members have USD 576 bn of assets under management in investments aligned to sustainable investment frameworks, according to the ICMIF Members Sustainable Investment Report 2021 launched by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) today. The report’s data shows how the Federation’s members are collectively investing USD […]

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Mutual and cooperative insurers demonstrate targeted climate change impact at the 76th President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly

Manchester (UK) Tuesday 26 October 2021: The Chair of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) will reveal later today during a high-level UN panel discussion as part of the 76th President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, how the Federation’s members are collectively investing some USD 570 billion in responsible investments, such […]

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From protection to prevention: cooperative and mutual insurers will help address urgent challenge of disaster risk reduction says UNDRR and ICMIF report

Manchester (UK) 28 April 2021 – In a new, first-of-its-kind joint report, From protection to prevention: The role of cooperative and mutual insurance in disaster risk reduction, the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) identify seven practical mechanisms for how the cooperative and mutual […]

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EY joins the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF)

Manchester, UK, 21 April 2021 – The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) is pleased to announce that EY has become a Supporting Member of the Federation, the global representative body for the cooperative and mutual insurance industry. EY will become a ‘Supporting Member,’ joining a group of seven other companies from around the […]

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Mutual and cooperative insurers’ unique business model helps attract and retain millennial/Gen Z talent says new ICMIF report

Manchester, UK, 25 June 2020 – As the millennial and Gen Z generations continues to enter the workforce in vast numbers, it is crucial for mutual and cooperative insurers to position their unique business model as a factor in them being seen as “employers of choice” and to remain relevant for future generations. A new […]

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Mutual and cooperative insurers contribute over USD 1 billion to coronavirus relief efforts

Manchester, UK, 23 April 2020 – Since mid-March of this year, when the COVID-19 virus was being recognised truly as a global pandemic, ICMIF, the global federation representing cooperative and mutual insurers, globally has been monitoring and collecting information on members’ responses to the outbreak. In total ICMIF members have given nearly USD 1 billion […]

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ICMIF/Americas celebrates 40 years of serving members in the Americas region

Manchester, UK, 8 October 2019 – This year marks the 40th anniversary of ICMIF/Americas, the Americas’ regional association of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF). Founded in 1979 by ICMIF with 11 member organizations in three countries, today, ICMIF/Americas represents 61 member organizations in 19 countries throughout North, Central and South America and […]

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