Exploring New Frontiers - The Potential of Impact Investments in Microinsurance

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This Network publication coordinated by the Funders Discussion Group, explores the state of impact investing in the microinsurance sector, landscapes the investments made till date, identifies challenges in the sphere and makes key recommendations to current and potential microinsurance investors.

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Consultative Forums in 2019: "Climate and disaster risk: building resilience, bridging the protection gap"

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A summary article recapping the key takeaways from the 15th, 16th and 17th Consultative Forums, which took place in 2019 in Panama City, Panama, Johannesburg, South Africa and Dhaka, Bangladesh respectively.

Consultative Forums were jointly organised by the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the InsuResilience Global Partnership and the Microinsurance Network (MiN).

The future of impact insurance

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The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility is celebrating ten years of supporting the insurance industry to contribute to social and economic development. Over this period, the Facility have grown and evolved alongside the industry. Markets, products, players and technology have drastically changed during the past decade. Now it is time to scan the horizon and see what lies ahead.

Regulating for responsible data innovation: The role of insurance regulators in dealing with risks relating to consumer data protection and privacy

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Data innovation is challenging the traditional role of insurance regulators. Two major dilemmas emerge that insurance regulators and indeed all financial sector regulators face when confronted with how to regulate consumer data: 1. They must tread the balance to achieve positive consumer outcomes, by both enabling data-driven innovation but still protecting consumers from the risks that arise 2.

The State of Microinsurance 2018

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There are just 12 years remaining to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and urgent action is needed if no-one is to be left behind. This report, and future editions, will focus on providing concrete examples of how inclusive insurance is contributing to the broad development agenda in a structured way that links directly to selected SDGs. It builds on work published by Microinsurance Network (MiN) members in the 2017 report Inclusive Insurance and the Sustainable Development Goals, and responds to the need to demonstrate how practice supports theory.

Spotlight on mobile-enabled microinsurance services

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In this deep-dive, we provide an overview of the mobile-enabled microinsurance industry, as part of our mission to support broader industry stakeholders to increase the utility and sustainability of mobile financial services.
 
Over the past few years, the growth of mobile-enabled microinsurance has offered cover to millions of previously uninsured people against unpredictable financial shocks and other debilitating life events.

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