International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation

5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy

The ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy aims to develop mutual microinsurance in five countries in emerging markets over five years, reaching 5 million low-income households (equating to 25 million people), building greater resilience in vulnerable communities. 

Global Mutual Market Share 2014 edition

The global mutual and cooperative insurance industry continued to expand its global reach and socio-economic impact in 2014, according to the latest Global Mutual Market Share report published by ICMIF.

ICMIF Events 2016

ICMIF's events consistently receive excellent feedback scores from members. Download ICMIF's latest events calendar for 2016 today. More information on all events will follow, but please contact a member of the events team if you require more information at:

ICMIF Biennial Conference 2015

The ICMIF 2015 Conference was a global gathering of cooperative and mutual insurance leaders. High-profile external partners in ICMIF’s influencing work as well as selected external organizations which contribute to our business intelligence were also be present.


Business as usual for ICMIF and AMICE after Brexit vote

Whilst on a personal level the staff of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) were very disappointed in the outcome of the Brexit referendum, particularly those based a…

Member news: The Co-operators launches flood insurance

Late last month Co-operators General Insurance Company (one of the companies that makes up the group known as The Co-operators, a Canadian member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance …

New report from A.M. Best examines challenges facing European mutual insurance companies

According to a new Best's Special Report from A.M. Best, entitled Future Proofing European Mutuals, European mutual insurance companies are at a turning point in which they must embrace change, or r…

Willis Towers Watson hosts HRH The Prince of Wales and global leaders to discuss sustainability goals for 2030

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales convened a global forum this week (12 July), hosted by Willis Towers Watson, where leaders from the UK government, business, finance and civil society came toget…

Access to mutual and cooperative insurance infographic

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 insuran…

Market InSights: Europe 2014

The European mutual and cooperative insurance sector reached a record 31.2% share of the total regional market in 2014, accordingly to the latest statistics published by the International Cooperative …

Global 500 for 2014

The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) has once again published its Global 500 report, an analysis of the world’s 500 largest mutual and cooperative insurance companie…

Quarterly Update Q1 2016

Welcome to the first ICMIF update of 2016. This year has seen an excellent start in terms of our work in the key strategic areas for the Federation – those of Influence, Knowledge and Networking …

ICMIF/Americas Annual Conference - 2016

SAVE THE DATES! The ICMIF/Americas 24th Annual Conference will take place in Lima, Peru from November 30 - December 2, 2016, hosted by Serviperú.  Please come back later for more details! Lima, is t…

Mutual insurers and risk appetite statements

Willis Re’s recently published Global Reinsurance and Risk Appetite Report 2016 is the most comprehensive survey into how insurers’ approach the subject of developing a formal risk appetite.

Mutuals bring consumers and insurance closer together in the fight against climate change

Two kinds of climate change happened in 2015. In March, global carbon dioxide levels reached a one-million year high, marking an all-time low in the history of environmental climate change. Then in De…

Facing up to the Generation Y challenge

To the uninitiated, Generation Y – primarily the children of the baby boomer generation – are presented to the world as the next generation who think and behave differently and who have a differen…

Exploring the trends that are revolutionizing our industry

The ICMIF Intelligence Committee (IC) will be meeting again in a few weeks at P&V’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.  We will be kindly hosted by IC member Philippe de Ridder, Strategic Plann…