ICMIF press releases

First-of-its-kind report highlights enormous potential for developing mutual and cooperative insurance for the poor in India

Manchester, UK, Monday 17 July 2017: A first-of-its-kind report on mutual and cooperative microinsurance in India entitled The missing chapter of microinsurance in India: a diagnostic of mutuals has today been published by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and Insurance Institute of India (III). This country diagnostic study was conducted as part […]

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ICMIF endorses International Day of Cooperatives and 2017 theme “Cooperatives ensure no one is left behind”

Manchester, UK, Friday 30 June 2017: In 2017 the International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 1 July with the theme “Cooperatives ensure no one is left behind”. Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF – the insurance sectoral body of the ICA) says: “Around the world […]

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ICMIF reports record premiums written by European mutuals in 2015

Manchester, UK, Tuesday 13 June 2017: Mutual and cooperative insurers wrote a record EUR 406 billion (USD 453.8 billion) in premiums in 2015 and claimed more than 31% of the total insurance market in Europe, according to a report published today by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF). The Market InSights: Europe 2015 […]

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ICMIF CEO addresses UNISDR conference: the role of insurance in disaster resilience must expand

Manchester, UK, Thursday 25 May 2017: Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) yesterday addressed the Risk Transfer and Insurance for Resilience Working Session at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Global Platform) in Cancun, Mexico. Both the Sendai Agreement and the 2030 Agenda, he said, demanded greater […]

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ICMIF declaration for International Women’s Day 2017: Mutual and cooperative insurers lead industry in gender diversity

Manchester, UK, Tuesday 15 March 2017: Recent research carried out by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) on gender diversity at board, CEO and senior management level demonstrates that cooperative and mutual insurers – and particularly ICMIF member organisations – are leading the way in diversity. More and more women are leading mutual […]

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