We identify and award the most innovative projects in the insurance sector

The awards aim to highlight and share worldwide best practices that will help accelerate the transformation of insurance as we know it for the better.

A GLOBAL AWARDS PROGRAM

Angola
1 innovation
1 innovation
Argentina
7 innovations
7 innovations
Australia
25 innovations
25 innovations
Austria
9 innovations
9 innovations
Bangladesh
4 innovations
4 innovations
Belgium
43 innovations
43 innovations
Bulgaria
4 innovations
4 innovations
Canada
43 innovations
43 innovations
Chile
3 innovations
3 innovations
China
15 innovations
15 innovations
Colombia
20 innovations
20 innovations
Croatia
2 innovations
2 innovations
Czech Republic
7 innovations
7 innovations
Denmark
9 innovations
9 innovations
Finland
6 innovations
6 innovations
France
242 innovations
242 innovations
Germany
72 innovations
72 innovations
Greece
4 innovations
4 innovations
Hong Kong
30 innovations
30 innovations
Hungary
2 innovations
2 innovations
India
141 innovations
141 innovations
Indonesia
5 innovations
5 innovations
Ireland
12 innovations
12 innovations
Italy
156 innovations
156 innovations
Japan
28 innovations
28 innovations
Kenya
5 innovations
5 innovations
Korea (South)
2 innovations
2 innovations
Lebanon
5 innovations
5 innovations
Lithuania
1 innovation
1 innovation
Malaysia
4 innovations
4 innovations
Mexico
5 innovations
5 innovations
Morocco
3 innovations
3 innovations
Netherlands
33 innovations
33 innovations
New Zealand
10 innovations
10 innovations
Nigeria
4 innovations
4 innovations
Norway
3 innovations
3 innovations
Pakistan
1 innovation
1 innovation
Peru
1 innovation
1 innovation
Philippines
6 innovations
6 innovations
Poland
54 innovations
54 innovations
Portugal
43 innovations
43 innovations
Romania
1 innovation
1 innovation
Russian Federation
7 innovations
7 innovations
Serbia
0 innovations
0 innovations
Singapore
38 innovations
38 innovations
South Africa
63 innovations
63 innovations
Spain
74 innovations
74 innovations
Sri Lanka
6 innovations
6 innovations
Sweden
7 innovations
7 innovations
Switzerland
45 innovations
45 innovations
Taiwan
5 innovations
5 innovations
Thailand
4 innovations
4 innovations
Turkey
63 innovations
63 innovations
USA
233 innovations
233 innovations
United Arab Emirates
13 innovations
13 innovations
United Kingdom
102 innovations
102 innovations
Vietnam
3 innovations
3 innovations
Africa
Asia and Pacific
Europe
Middle East
North America
South America

JUDGING AND VOTING

The Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards aims to appraise and recognize the most innovative projects, initiatives and ideas in insurance globally. Winners are awarded by their peers, with a rigorous, independent process ensuring the credibility of the awards.

NOMINATION

Nine innovations will be shortlisted by the Awards Committee for each of the award categories alongside. The committee will comprise industry experts. In addition, fifteen applications will be shortlisted for the special Global Innovator category.

JUDGING

Entries are evaluated taking the following three criteria into account:

Originality:

The uniqueness of the idea in the marketplace and its potential as a game-changer.

Impact:

The innovation’s capacity to generate a superior, long-term competitive edge and a significant return on investment.

Universality:

The innovation’s adaptability across different markets and countries.

VOTING

For all but the Global Innovator category, Efma members and non-members will vote in April 2021, using our dedicated web page to select the top three entries. This will make up 50% of the final scores (40% from Efma members and 10% from non-members). The remaining 50% will come from the votes of an Awards Jury, which comprises senior insurance executives from across the world.

For the Product & Service Innovation category, online voters and jury members will shortlist six innovations out of the nine nominated ones. The six shortlisted innovators will present their innovations to the participants of the online awards ceremony who will then cast their votes and the winner will be announced at the event.

For the Global Innovator category, the Awards Jury will select the winner from the twelve nominees identified by the Awards Committee.

PROGRAM ENDORSMENTS

"It is a great honour for us to receive this award….I would like to thank Efma and Accenture for the organisation of this ceremony"
Franck Le Vallois - Allianz

“Very proud to be recognised for the award… it is another proof point of the implementation of our strategy”  
Moshe Tamir - ex-Generali

“A good opportunity to review what your company is doing and see what is best practice …Thanks to Efma & Accenture for this true celebration of innovation”  
Tsukasa Makino - ex-Tokio Marine

OUR PARTNERSHIP AND VALUES

Efma


A global non-profit organization, established in 1971 by banks and insurance companies, Efma facilitates networking between decision-makers. It provides quality insights to help banks and insurance companies make the right decisions to foster innovation and drive their transformation. Over 120 financial groups in 133 countries are Efma members.
Headquarters in Paris. Offices in London, Brussels, Andorra, Stockholm, Bratislava, Dubai, Milan, Montreal, Istanbul, Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore.

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Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.

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THE TEAM

Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Hannah
Head of Content & Strategic Partnerships
Boris
Content management

Our Initiative in Numbers

5248
Online votes received in 2020
21
Senior industry leaders acted as judges in 2020
1951
Innovations since 2016
2191
Institutions since 2016