Baloise is one of the most innovative Swiss insurance companies of 2021

Basel, November 12, 2021. Baloise has secured second place at the 2021 Swiss Insurance Innovation Awards. The innovation awards are jointly presented by online trade journal HZ Insurance, publishing house Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz AG, the University of St. Gallen’s Institute of Insurance Economics, the Swiss Insurance Brokers Association, the Swiss Association of Insurance and Risk Managers, audit and consultancy firm EY Switzerland and Microsoft Switzerland.

Baloise secured second place at yesterday’s 2021 Swiss Insurance Innovation Awards, once again being recognised as one of Switzerland’s most innovative insurance companies. It sealed victory with the Inshareance project. “I am very proud that our employees have been singled out for their exceptional innovativeness and that Baloise has again been named as one of the most innovative Swiss insurers,” said Michael Müller, CEO of Baloise Switzerland. 

Inshareance is an insurance solution tailored to sharing models, which are becoming increasingly popular. Sharing platforms enable the shared use of goods, which comes with its own specific set of claims risks. To insure these risks, Baloise has designed the Inshareance modular product for digital sharing platforms. It is based on low premiums and the ability to take out policies in real time using Baloise’s API. The Inshareance solution was developed in close collaboration with technology partner KASKO and Touring Club Suisse. It has already enabled several sharing firms – such as MyCamper – to establish a comprehensive insurance service. “We are delighted that Inshareance has won an innovation award,” said Philipp Marty, Head of New Business Lines & Partnerships. “It is our belief that Inshareance represents the first step in adequately catering to the changing insurance needs of the sharing economy.”


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The Baloise Group is more than just a traditional insurance company. The changing security, safety and service needs of society in the digital age lie at the heart of its business activities. The 7,900 or so employees of Baloise therefore focus on the wishes of their customers. The best possible customer service, combined with innovative products and services, makes Baloise the first choice for people who want to feel ‘simply safe’. Located at the heart of Europe, with its head office in Basel, the Baloise Group is a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions. Its core markets are Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. In Switzerland, the Group also operates as a specialised financial services provider, offering a combination of insurance and banking services. The Group offers innovative pension products to retail customers throughout Europe from its competence centre in Luxembourg. Bâloise Holding Ltd shares are listed in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

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