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.


Sector news: Cooperative enterprises commit to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In a high-level meeting today with representatives of the United Nations, Monique F. Leroux, President of the International Co-operative Alliance (the Alliance), pledged the cooperative movement’s c…

Member news: New study from Benenden reveals how dismissive the British public are of Government health guidelines

In results from a report released today, 28 June 2016, by UK ICMIF member Benenden, major contradictions have emerged between the British public’s attitudes towards responsibility for their own heal…

Member News: Zenrosai comes to aid of victims of the M7 Earthquake in Japan

Two major earthquakes, with recorded magnitudes of 6.5 and 7.3, struck the Kumamoto prefecture and nearby prefectures in Kyushu Island, in the south west of Japan, on 14 and 16 April this year.  As a…

2016 International Co-operative Day to support United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

The 2016 International Day of Co-operatives will take place on Saturday 2 July. The slogan for the 2016 International Day is Co-operatives: The power to act for a sustainable future.

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 …

Voice 85

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

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…

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…

Virtual customers and mutual values?

Many years ago, when there was no such thing as Generation Y, X or even Z a father gave his son some advice as he was about to leave the family home: “The time has come for you to leave home and my …