Webinars

11 March 2020, 3pm GMT

During the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit, it was announced that Swedish ICMIF member Folksam was one of the founding members of the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance. Together with some of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers, they have committed to transitioning their investment portfolios to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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Fecha: 13 marzo 2020, 11 am Buenos Aires, 2 pm GMT

Para ofrecer una mejor experiencia a los asegurados y un mejor servicio, las aseguradoras incorporan nuevas formas de tecnología. Entre ellas, la Inteligencia Artificial (IA). A continuación, analizaremos unos casos en los que ya se aplica la IA en el seguro, y en el fraude en particular.

¿Qué procesos pueden integrarse, cómo es...

17 March 2020, 3pm GMT

The over-arching theme of the 2019 ICMIF Biennial Conference was “The future of mutuality”, and this drove an agenda focused on the future of the customer-owned model in insurance and how ICMIF members are creating sustainable, competitive advantage. In this webinar, three young professionals who attended the Conference in Auckland as part of the ICMIF Young...

1 April 2020, 3pm BST (UK time)

In October 2019, ICMIF member Achmea (Netherlands) launched the Achmea Innovation Fund, a €100 million investment fund that will provide growth capital to promising businesses that support their cooperative identity and mission to contribute to a healthier, safer and future-proof society. The fund focuses on promising, fast-growing start-ups and scale-ups...

In this webinar, ICMIF member Unipol (Italy) present how they embrace and manage innovation as part of their long-standing commitment to respond to society's changing social needs and new emerging risks. Leithà, the innovation factory of Unipol Group, develops agile solutions and applications that extract value from data as a strategic asset to gain and maintain a competitive advantage. They...

Con la necesidad de encontrar un mejor equilibrio entre los aspectos económicos, sociales y ambientales, el mundo corporativo viene impulsando el desarrollo de nuevas formas de gestión empresarial que promuevan modos de producción sustentables. La comprensión que la empresa desarrolla su actividad dentro de una sociedad y que todas sus decisiones afectan el entorno, ha vuelto necesaria la...

In this series of bi-monthly webinars, various ICMIF members from around the world will showcase their digital strategy and journey in the pursuit of digital transformation. In these case studies, learn how leading mutual/cooperative insurers are harnessing the power of technologies to digitise their business and integrate digitalisation and innovation into their overall strategy, whilst...

This webinar will provide a holistic overview over emerging risks that are on the agenda right now for insurance companies. Whilst natural catastrophe risks and climate change are currently getting the main attention of the world’s politicians, policymakers and media, this webinar will identify all potential risks that could affect companies, regions, countries or humanity in general. After...

The availability of digital data is growing exponentially as the use of sensor networks and digital platforms becomes increasingly widespread. At the same time, the ongoing development of advanced analytics capabilities affords non-life insurers the means to unlock untapped potential across the insurance value chain. By processing structured and unstructured data sources, insurers will be able...

In this webinar, Pete Frizzell, June McClintock and Jonathan Cleland outline how mutuality strategically advantages FMG in the New Zealand rural insurance market. They provide insights from two of their recent future-focused reports, The Future of Insurance and The Future of Farming & Growing, which were commissioned to support FMG's strategic planning by evaluating the impact of past,...

Mutual and cooperative insurers fill a unique role within the wider international insurance community.  Some of the oldest, largest and most secure insurers in the world are mutual – meaning owned by their policyholders.  This webinar will look at how that is translated into Enterprise Risk Management objectives and practices.  We will explain how many practices are just the...

Transformar nuestro mundo: la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible", que incluye sus 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) y 169 metas, fue adoptada el 25 de septiembre de 2015 por los Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno en una cumbre especial de las Naciones Unidas. La Agenda es un compromiso para erradicar la pobreza y lograr el desarrollo sostenible para 2030 en todo el mundo,...

As InsurTech start-up firms rapidly enter the insurance sector, their potential to disrupt the insurance ecosystem could also revolutionise value creation within the industry. In order to embrace this change, many insurers are looking to invest in or partner with start-ups to leverage the opportunities offered by emerging technologies, new business models and to gain access to new talent and...

Following on from our first sustainability-focused ICMIF webinar, we will be exploring impact investing, an approach that is gaining considerable traction for firms wishing to demonstrate their commitment to building a more sustainable world. This one-hour (max) seminar will be presented by The Co-operators, on Wednesday 4 September.

In May 2019, we heard about the sustainability...

The ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy aims to develop mutual microinsurance in five emerging market countries (Colombia, India, Kenya, the Philippines and Sri Lanka) to reach 5 million previously uninsured, low-income people over a period of five years. The ultimate objective being to take low-income people out of poverty through the provision of mutual microinsurance cover.

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Cyber insurance has long been identified as a key customer need in northern Europe. In a region with the highest internet usage and connectivity rates in the world, cyber vulnerabilities are a leading concern among business owners. ICMIF member Länsförsäkringar was the first insurer to include cyber and data protection insurance as standard across large portions of their Swedish SME portfolio...

Embedding innovation into business strategy and organisational culture is critical for insurers to survive and thrive in today’s fast-changing world. By engaging millennials in this process, many mutual/cooperative insurers are seeing a dual benefit: firstly, the fresh thinking and innovative perspectives from younger employees is helping to shape the capabilities, structures and culture...

This webinar features a panel of ICMIF members discussing current reinsurance market issues. The panel includes the cedant, reinsurer, broker and rating agency perspectives on the recent 1st January and 1st April reinsurance renewals as well as exploring industry hot topics such as emerging risks, non-traditional capacity and the impact of technology.

Speakers:

Vivian Vourdoumpa,...

Embedding sustainability across an organisation requires commitment and innovation. It is more than changing processes, products and services, partnerships or governance. An organization that has authentically embedded sustainability into their corporate strategy needs to engage all levels and areas of the company including senior management and the Board of Directors, as well as external...

In this webinar, ICMIF member Swiss Mobiliar will present the key milestones, adaptations and learnings from its current innovation strategy, which involves a dual transformation of digitizing the core business (the “mothership”) whilst exploring new innovation initiatives (“speedboats”). It will include an overview of Mobiliar’s different approaches for different innovation horizons and its...

As consumers move from personally owned and operated automobiles, we will see the evolution to a mobility system comprised of driverless vehicles and shared mobility platforms. As this transformation unfolds, insurers will need to change their approach to auto insurance products and services. In this webinar, Lorie Graham, Chief Risk Officer of American Agricultural, will explore the future...

In this webinar, A.M. Best will present a macro view of all the technological advances that will likely have a significant impact on the global insurance industry, and consider what changes are likely to occur in society, in the economy, in risk management and, ultimately, in the business models in the insurance industry.

Speakers:

Andrea Keenan, Senior Managing Director - Industry...

One of the key priorities for the CEOs of ICMIF member organisations today is developing the necessary organisational agility for their businesses to thrive in a complex world. They are increasingly looking for networks of teams to who can work together and apply their diverse skills to evolving challenges and for leaders to inspire their colleagues to drive the organisation to fulfil its...

In this webinar, three members of the ICMIF Young Leader Forum will share their key learnings on some of the current issues and future trends as discussed with strategic leaders during a recent ICMIF Intelligence Committee meeting (November 2018 in Helsinki, Finland). Topics that will be shared during this webinar include new business models, Agile methodologies and responsible and sustainable...

With the recent enactment of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data security and privacy issues have been escalated to the forefront of political agendas around the world. Regional and national laws are being rewritten to come into closer alignment with the GDPR and its core concepts around data use and protection. This growing international legislative landscape will have...

In this webinar, three strategic leaders from cooperative/mutual insurers will provide an insight to the changing world by looking at the emerging trends, external developments and new expectations that will impact their business decisions in the future. Learn about their current strategic positioning and approach to anticipating future trends, for the dual purpose of preventing and...

Focusing on the solutions rather than the technicalities, this webinar will provide members with a better understanding on how blockchain, distributed ledger technology and “smart contracts” will transform insurance in the future. Through use case examples, Willis Towers Watson’s senior economist Magda Ramada Sarasola will highlight blockchain’s potential impact on existing business models and...

As the millennial generation continues to enter the global workforce in vast numbers, many ICMIF member companies are looking at ways in which they can better engage with this growing cohort of employees; and how to develop and retain the best young talent to ensure that they are part of the future success of the organisation. Join us for this ICMIF Young Leader webinar and hear two young...

This webinar will look at regulatory challenges for international reinsurers, focussing on the potential implications of Brexit and the Covered Agreement. It should also be of interest to reinsurance buyers from the EU, in particular those from the United Kingdom with regard to the Brexit discussion.  

Speakers:  

Clive O’Connell, Head of Insurance and Reinsurance,...

Young Leaders

As rapidly changing customer expectations, technology, and the global landscape force insurers to rethink their approach to providing product and services, many of our ICMIF member companies are making strides in building new capabilities, structures, and culture to drive transformational innovation. Join us to hear the unique perspectives of three young leaders (and members of the ICMIF Young...