International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation

ICMIF Conference 2017

Save the dates for the premier gathering of the mutual and cooperative insurance industry, the ICMIF Biennial Conference.

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.


AMICE news: Digitalisation raises challenges but also creates opportunities

Social dialogue is more relevant than ever, reflecting the pace of change and increased uncertainty as a result of technological advances, according to a joint declaration on the social effects of dig…

Member news: The Co-operators announces support for mutual microinsurance strategy in India

The Co-operators (Canada) last week announced its contribution to the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation's (ICMIF) 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy, which will guide the dev…

Mutual and cooperative insurers maintain 27% global market share for consecutive year

The mutual and cooperative insurance sector continued to represent 27% of the global insurance market by premiums in 2015, according to the latest statistical research from the International Cooperati…

ICMIF joins UN and others in private sector to create new partnership platform to generate financing solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday announced the launch of a new platform for scaling up innovative finance solutions to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal…

Global mutual and cooperative market infographic 2016

The latest infographic produced by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) shows that the mutual/cooperative insurance sector maintained a 27.0% global market share for t…

Voice 86

Voice is ICMIF’s magazine for members and stakeholders. Voice contains stories and news about the mutual and cooperative insurance sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives, globa…

ICMIF Members' Governance 2016

Corporate governance practices of ICMIF member companies were surveyed for the latest edition of the ICMIF Members’ Governance 2016 report, which focusses on the size, composition and tenure of the …

Market InSights: Latin America 2015

Mutual and cooperative insurers in Latin America collectively held a record market share in 2015, according to the latest figures published by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federa…

ICMIF/Americas Annual Conference - 2016

The Transformation of the Insurance Industry: Leveraging Change, Creating Opportunities REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! For details about the preliminary program, conference registration, hotel accomodatio…

The rules of the CSR game have changed

In the past, the business world has had a patchy relationship with social ideals. On the one hand, a handful of 18th century post-industrial revolution mill owners built housing and schools, while phi…

Mutuals: A fast-growing sector in Latin America

The Latin American insurance market may be relatively young, but it is growing fast, and the cooperative/mutual insurance sector in many national markets is a significant contributor to that regional …

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…