Member profile: Barents Re

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Barents Re joined the MiN earlier this year and describes itself as ‘the world’s niche reinsurer’. Established in 1996, the company now boasts more than 600 reinsurance connections in 70 countries. Head of Latin America Life Practice Erik Jarrin Peters spoke to us about InsurTech, Covid-19 and sustainable development.

MiN: How would you introduce Barents Re to your fellow MiN members?

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COVID crisis highlights urgent need for inclusive insurance

Monday, November 2, 2020

Luxembourg / Munich - 2 November 2020. Governments and insurance companies must increase efforts to help millions of low-income people, households and businesses cope with the impacts of the Covid crisis and climate change - or risk exacerbating wealth and social gaps in emerging economies and undermining political and financial system stability.

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MiN member profile: Guardian Life

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Guardian Life is a company on a mission - “Insurance for All”. So far it has covered the lives of more than 11 million microcredit borrowers and their family members in Bangladesh. In their short journey, they have earned many national and international accolades for their smooth claim settlements, innovative products, IT solutions, largest life coverage etc.

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The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility partners with Habitat for Humanity and Britam to develop new property insurance solutions

Friday, October 16, 2020

In Kenya and many other countries, entrepreneurs, micro and small enterprises use their homes in business operations, be this in running small businesses from home or using their home for stock storage, for example. Therefore, this project not only supports people in protecting their homes, but in many instances, their business operations too.

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