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 webinars

20 May 2021, 3pm BST

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Unlocking success in core system implementation as part of a digital transformation journey

Date: 20 May 2021, 3pm BST (UK time) Wawanesa’s award winning, Strategic Systems Renewal (SSR), was an enterprise-wide digital strategy transforming the way their P&C companies serve its customers and broker partners. This 10-year journey covered the entire insurance value chain with Guidewire’s InsuranceSuite at its core. Despite hurdles and challenges to implementation along the […]

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25 May 2021, 3pm BST

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Exploration vs exploitation: Innovation in subscription-based insurance models

Date: 25 May 2021, 3pm BST (UK time) In 2020, P&V (Belgium) launched a new on-demand and subscription-based bicycle insurance product, Vélo, the first of its kind in the Belgian market. Referred to by many as the “Netflix for insurance”, this unique offering combines some of the successful characteristics of the leading subscription-based streaming platform […]

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27 May 2021, 3pm BST

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Impacting the Sustainable Development Goals through mutual microinsurance

Date: 27 May 2021, 3pm BST (UK time) A 2019 report, Mutual microinsurance and the Sustainable Development Goals: an impact assessment following Typhoon Haiyan, by The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), explored how mutual microinsurance, enabled by adequate regulation, can contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by increasing the […]

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2 June 2021, 9am BST

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Reinsurer’s approach to pricing of property risk

Date: 2 June 2021, 9am BST (UK time) In the lead up to the ICMIF Meeting of Reinsurance Officials (MORO), ICMIF Supporting Member Peak Re will provide insights into reinsurers’ approach to pricing of property risk. According to a recent ‘Risk and Capital Management Strategy’ survey conducted jointly by ICMIF and Peak Re, reinsurance costs […]

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17 June 2021, 3pm BST

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Funding innovation for a sustainable and future-proof society

Date: 17 June 2021, 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 […]

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Past webinars

Helping navigate your InsurTech journey

Investment in insurtech reached new heights in 2020. ‘Tech-first’ insurers continue to unlock new opportunities across the entire value chain and are growing at rates that make them increasingly difficult to ignore. And insurers, of all stripes and sizes, continue to pursue their digital transformation agendas with varying degrees of success. These are just a […]

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Driving the shift to a circular economy through prevention and sustainable claims management

The efficient use of resources is one of six target areas that underpins Folksam’s integrated sustainability efforts, with measurable objectives directly linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goal for responsible consumption and production (SDG 12): one of the six SDGs that Folksam focuses on. By promoting the development of circular economy and minimising the consumption […]

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From protection to prevention: The role of cooperative and mutual insurance in disaster risk reduction

In November 2019, the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) began a multi-year collaboration to help address the urgent challenge of reducing disaster risks. Specifically, the collaboration aims to identify what is needed in practical terms to enable a shift within the insurance industry […]

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Reimagining motor insurance the mutual way

In 2020, Danish ICMIF member LB Group launched a number of new features and innovations in its motor insurance offering. These included an on-demand insurance policy covering all types of car share schemes and rentals; discounted insurance cover for climate-friendly cars; and a new telematics driving app that aims to prevent traffic accidents. LB’s purpose […]

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The emerging risks from COVID-19 in 2021 and beyond

In this webinar, Willis Re share what it is seeing in the (re)insurance market and how the sector is responding to the highly volatile external environment that we are facing as a result of COVID-19. As well as looking at the current market, and why it is important for mutual and cooperative insurers to get […]

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Innovation and flexible working in response to the current environment

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, innovation which utilises recent technology and flexible working is needed more than ever for cooperative and mutual insurers. In the context of the current environment, three organisations from the Asia and Oceania region share their experiences of successfully pivoting their strategies by adopting a people-first approach; implementing initiatives […]

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HUK-Coburg’s journey to create an effective telematics solution

German mutual insurer HUK-Coburg first began experimenting with telematics in motor insurance in 2013. It launched its first telematics product in 2016, a black box solution that was only offered to young drivers in an attempt to lower their premiums. In 2019, it discontinued this offering, and launched a new telematics solution available to all […]

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Beyond financial inclusion: How 1CISP is revolutionising the way Filipino cooperatives serve their members through digitalisation

Since 1974, 1CISP (1 Cooperative Insurance System of the Philippines) has been serving poor and low-income Filipinos through its member cooperatives in both rural and urban areas of the Philippines. Over the years, 1CISP has driven continuous innovation to address the ever-changing social and business needs of its members. In 2019, 1CISP introduced the country’s […]

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The digital mutual

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 […]

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The coming wave of privacy and data protection laws: Tsunami or gentle ripples for cooperative and mutual insurers?

Fight it if you wish, but data protection and privacy regulations are here to say. More importantly they are now multiplying and spreading to jurisdictions across the globe. Once seen as the unique purview of the Europeans, data protection and privacy laws are now popping and establishing themselves in nations across Asia, Africa, the Middle […]

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