Customer centricity and gender sensitivity are essential for inclusive insurance

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Inclusive insurance is reaching an increasing number of low-income communities. But these numbers pale in comparison against the billions of people who could benefit from insurance but who still lack cover - the so-called ‘missing middle’. These people - with incomes of between two and ten dollars a day - are often those who need insurance the most but are least likely to have it.

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A2ii & InsuResilience scholarship opportunity for WWB programme for regulators

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The A2ii and the InsuResilience Global Partnership are jointly sponsoring participation of two senior insurance supervisors and high potential women from their authorities at the Leadership and Diversity Program for Regulators developed by Women’s World Banking and faculty from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. The nine-month experience includes ongoing virtual learning and a week-long intensive at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School (30 April – 5 May 2020). 

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Member profile: Inclusive Guarantee (PlaNet Guarantee)

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Now known as Inclusive Guarantee in Africa- formerly PlaNet Guarantee – CEO Vance Abissa spoke to MiN about the name change and what it means for the future of one of West Africa’s leading providers of Microinsurance products. An adviser and broker specialising in microinsurance, Inclusive Guarantee now has offices in Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal.

MiN: What was the thinking behind the rebrand in Africa?

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3rd Call for Proposals for InsuResilience Solutions Fund launched

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Looking for a way to transform your concept into a climate risk insurance product?

Submit your Concept Note and apply for funding now!

The 3rd Call for Proposals of the InsuResilience Solutions Fund (ISF) is now open with submissions being accepted until the deadline on 7 February 2020 at 23:59 CET. Applicatns must submit a Concept Note for your respective project(s).

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Member profile: Milliman & the MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Milliman has come a long way since it was founded in 1947 in Seattle. Among the world’s largest providers of actuarial, risk management and related technology and data solutions, Milliman has offices in principal cities worldwide and more than 3,000 staff. Milliman’s mission is to “help our clients protect the health and financial well-being of people everywhere”.

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Member profile: ILO's Impact Insurance Facility

Thursday, August 15, 2019

As well as being the Chief of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Social Finance Programme and the Team Leader of the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility, Craig Churchill was a founding member of the Network and its first Chair. The MiN talked to him about how it feels to be both a pioneer and veteran in the inclusive insurance sector. 

MiN: How did the ILO Impact Insurance Facility evolve from the Microinsurance Innovation Facility to where it is today?

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