Tapiola

Finnish ICMIF members Tapiola and Local Insurance are to merge and form a mutual financial group called the Local Insurance-Tapiola Group. The merger should be complete by January 2013.

The current Managing Director of Tapiola, Juha-Pekka Halmeenmäki, will become Managing Director of the merged organisation and Erkki Moisander, the current Managing Director of Local Insurance, has been...

Sustainability, the undertaking of activities which demonstrate forward-looking social, environmental and ethical responsibility, presents many business opportunities for ICMIF insurers; and plays an important role in generating value for the organization. This report aims to enhance the value that can be generated from sustainability, through its measurement and reporting. It considers these...

Voice is ICMIF’s quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

Mutual and cooperative insurers tend to be long-lived: Voice regularly carries news of 100 year anniversary celebrations of member organisations. But surely no other ICMIF member can rival the astonishing...

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has announced the membership of its two stakeholder groups, the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group and the Occupational Pension Stakeholder Group.

Prominent amongst insurance industry representatives on the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group is Asmo Olavi Kalpala, Chairman and President of Tapiola,...

The approach of Solvency II in the European Union is making mutual insurers take a closer look at their capital requirements in order to comply with the upcoming regulation.

Mutuals in the Scandinavian countries, where mutual market share has traditionally been strong, are keen to maintain their existing good position and so compliance with the new laws has been a major strategic...

Being a good corporate citizen - a choice or an obligation? Just ask the staff who want decent working conditions, consumers who want to know their money is being used in an ethical manner, suppliers wishing to deal with trustworthy firms, legislators keen to protect social wellbeing...

We believe that the cooperative/mutual insurance sector, as the provider of financial security and...