All ICMIF webinars

ICMIF webinars are organised exclusively for the benefit of ICMIF members, looking at current strategic issues and the latest trends impacting the cooperative/mutual insurance sector. They bring thought leadership and showcase best practice from ICMIF member organisations and prominent industry experts.

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Upcoming webinar

Tuesday 12 July 2022

UPCOMING WEBINAR: IFRS 17 – A European mutual perspective on the benefits and challenges

Date: Tuesday 12 July 2022, 2pm BST (UK time) International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) were established to create a common accounting language so that businesses and their financial statements can be consistent and reliable, and that meaningful comparisons by company, country or industry can be made. Issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), they […]

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Wednesday 20 July 2022

UPCOMING WEBINAR: How digital is complementing a 117-year-old relationship-based rural insurer

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2022, 3pm BST (UK time) FMG was formed by farmers for farmers in 1905 to provide a better deal for rural New Zealand. Over the past 117 years, FMG has grown into New Zealand’s largest rural insurer, providing advice and insurance to clients across rural and provincial New Zealand. FMG is […]

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Past webinars

The ICMIF Foundation – The secret of our success so far…

The ICMIF Foundation was established by ICMIF in 2015 and launched its programme The ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy in June 2016. Six years on, The ICMIF Foundation is currently insuring 3 million low-income households impacting 15 million lives at a project funding cost of less than USD 1 per policy. Supported by over 30 […]

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The ICMIF mutual and cooperative sustainability model – How our members are taking action towards a better future

Sustainability, ESG and the SDGs are a few of the many ‘green buzzwords’ that now appear in everyday conversation. At all levels within organisations, including as high as the board room, today’s businesses are either starting their sustainability journey or are well on their way. Sustainability is the undertaking of activities that demonstrate forward-looking social, […]

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ESG approaches in (re)insurance

Elon Musk recently tweeted “ESG ratings make no sense”… is he right? Boards of (re)insurance companies are increasingly aware of the importance of incorporating ESG considerations in business decisions. Whereas the Environmental component (E) of ESG is often better understood, the Social (S) and Governance (G) components are frequently internally-looking and under-represented in insurers’ approaches. […]

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An innovative climate index to assess and manage weather-induced risks

The European Extreme Events Climate Index (E3CI) is an innovative operational service for the assessment and management of weather-induced risks, developed by the International Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Human Development Foundation (iFAB) in collaboration with Leithà, the Unipol Group’s competence centre for Computer Science and Data Science, and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate […]

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Reimagining the workplace to thrive in the future of work

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of the workplace and people’s working lives. As organisations are adapting to the new world of work driven by an acceleration in remote and flexible working, this webinar hears from three HR leaders from ICMIF members who share their experiences of preparing their organisations for the future of […]

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ICMIF centenary fireside chat: The future of ICMIF and the mutual sector

As ICMIF celebrated its 100-year anniversary on Monday 25 April 2022, Hilde Vernaillen, Chair of ICMIF and Group CEO of P&V Group, Belgium, joined ICMIF Chief Executive Shaun Tarbuck for an exclusive fireside chat. P&V was one of ICMIF’s founding members and Shaun and Hilde reflect on the last 100 years of ICMIF and its […]

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The road to net zero

Over the past year, a number of ICMIF members have announced net zero commitments to transition their investment portfolios and insurance operations to become carbon neutral businesses over the next 30 years. This includes joining the UN-convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZ AOA): a group of 71 of the world’s largest investors that have […]

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Communicating the mutual difference

In February 2022, ICMIF launched a new report Leveraging the mutual difference which shared the findings of a recent member survey of marketing and communication functions across the ICMIF membership to see how members used their mutual/cooperative status as a point of difference when marketing and communicating to customers, when recruiting, and when communicating with employees. […]

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Towards a better future by addressing social challenges

In the fourth AOA webinar in this series on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), three cooperative/mutual insurers share initiatives for improving people’s lives – with a primary target of women’s lives – by creating sustainable and healthy communities: focusing on Goal 1 (No poverty), Goal 3 (Good health and well-being), Goal 4 (Quality education), Goal […]

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A framework for measuring mutual value

A ground-breaking performance measurement approach, the Mutual Value Measurement (MVM) framework, is enabling cooperatives and mutuals to measure and report their total value for the first time. MVM has been co-developed by a research team from the Monash Business School (Melbourne, Australia), the Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals (BCCM) and 13 cooperatives and mutuals […]

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