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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, Tuesday 5 July 2016: New research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) highlights that 45% of the world’s countries do not have a local law that allows mutual or cooperative insurance.

A new infographic produced by ICMIF, Access to mutual and cooperative insurance, illustrates that these countries where there is no mutual/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, 11 May 2016: In advance of its 23rd biennial reinsurance conference the “MORO”, or the Meeting of Reinsurance Officials to give the event its full title, the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) invited four eminent reinsurance leaders to kick off the discussion on key reinsurance issues in an exclusive round table for ICMIF’s Voice magazine. The MORO...

Manchester, UK, 1 March 2016: The launch at the end of 2015 of ICMIF’s first Global Manifesto Protecting Lives and Livelihoods marked a major step forward in ICMIF’s coordinated campaign to get the cooperative and mutual insurance model understood and supported worldwide.

“The Manifesto calls for a formal recognition of the value that mutual and cooperative insurers add to the global...

Leading advocate for the mutual and cooperative sector, Mutuo, has this week launched new policy proposals to help make business work in the interests of ordinary citizens. The launch of the report The People’s Business: Framing the Progressive Narrative: A Mutual and Cooperative Approach to the Economy and Society took place at the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) office,...

Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) was recently invited for interview with global insurance news provide WRIN.tv. In the interview he commented on the growth in market share held by mutual and cooperative insurers, as reported in ICMIF’s Global Mutual Market Share report and echoed by Swiss Re in the recent sigma report:...

Voice is ICMIF’s magazine for members and stakeholders. Voice contains stories and news about the mutual and cooperative insurance sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives, global leaders and senior figures from the sector. The magazine is published three times a year and is available in English, French, Spanish and Japanese.

This edition, Voice 86, includes...

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