The CMI’s research is reliant on the data we receive from life insurers and actuarial consultancies; we are very grateful to the organisations that submit data

Data requirements

We currently accept data in a flexible format for the annuities, assurances and income protection investigations. This is described in these short documents:

The SAPS Coding Guide (February 2019) applies to actuarial consultancies and others contributing data to the self-administered pension scheme mortality investigation.

Data requirements for each of the investigations are regularly reviewed and updated.

CMI postcode mapping tool

The “CMI postcode mapping tool”, enables data contributors to provide non-personal indicators of socio-economic status. These indicators are being sought for the Annuities, Assurances, Income Protection and SAPS investigations. Information about its construction and use can be found in the CMI postcode mapping tool user guide.

The tool is provided in a zipped folder but is nonetheless a very large file; if you have any issues accessing the file, please email info@cmilimited.co.uk

Download the mapping tool (for Authorised Users only).

Terms and conditions for data submission

Read the Terms and Conditions under which CMI Limited accepts and processes data submissions; these apply to data submitted on or after 1 March 2022.

Additional details of how CMI processes and handles the data it receives are set out in our Data Handling Protocols, which are available to all organisations that contribute data to the CMI, or are considering doing so. Please email info@cmilimited.co.uk if you would like to receive a copy of the Data Handling Protocols.

Uses of data

The CMI collects information from insurance companies and pension consultancies in order to carry out research into the mortality and morbidity experience of various classes of insured lives, annuitants, and pensioners.

Find out more about the purposes for which this information is used and the conditions under which the CMI may make data available for research purposes.

GDPR changes

In May 2018, we revised our data handling practices to reflect the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A document summarising the changes, and explaining the rationale underlying them is available to download. (Note that this document describes the first version of the “CMI postcode mapping tool”: this has subsequently been updated.)

Contact Details

If you have any questions about the CMI please email

info@cmilimited.co.uk

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    The Actuaries’ Carbon Collaboration (ACC) is a group of actuaries and other professionals working towards a coherent understanding of the issues around greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by considering them in an actuarial context.

    Emissions into and absorption from the atmosphere can be modelled in the same way that we model variable cash flows, including the impacts of uncertain quantities and timing. The ACC’s work investigates both the insights that this analogy provides and its limitations.

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    This talk presents the work of the Data and Modelling workstream of the IFoA Mental Health Working Party. We explore data and modelling considerations in the risk assessment and underwriting of mental health conditions. We will also consider how newer risk factors and improved data availability might open up opportunities for additional underwriting and product designs.

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    12 July 2022

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    As the industry prepares for Pensions Dashboards, we have lined up a specialist panel who is at the heart of the ongoing work in this area. Hear the latest developments, future proposals and have the opportunity to put forward your questions to our speakers.

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    Artificial Intelligence is heralded as a game-changer to the ways industries use data, with the insurance industry especially looking to embrace these new technologies. This brings many questions – not least around data privacy, ethics, potential biases and so on – with regulators increasingly interested in developments.

    Moreover, whilst the stunning progress of specific technologies such as Watson and Alphazero made headlines some years ago, current commercial applications of AI remain far from mature.

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    This webinar will cover:

    • Some background on the risks of misselling in an ESG context, including the DWS case

    • Achieving positive impact is a strong antidote to the risks of greenwashing or ESG misselling, however this risks having a tension with fiduciary responsibilities

    • This tension can be resolved with a concept called Universal Ownership

    • Under Universal ownership, investors have an appetite to make a loss in order to achieve positive impact, and yet still have no compromise on their fiduciary responsibilities

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    This session will focus on the transformation roadmap of the healthcare sector in KSA and the role of actuarial capabilities in enhancing its evolution to the desired end stage as per the objectives of the Vision 2030. The discussion will focus how the system has evolved so far and shed light on  the expected future changes. Through examining  the transformation, we will highlight how the sector is and can use actuarial  expertise to not only assist with this transformation but also use basic actuarial principles to identify the key risks and their respective mitigation strategies.

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    The purpose of this research paper is to explore enterprise risk management lessons which can be learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic in preparation for potential future pandemics as well as other “gray rhino” or “black swan” events. This paper is not intended to be an all-encompassing solution to the issues presented by Covid-19; rather, the content has been provided to help drive discussions regarding how risk management processes may need to evolve in line with the dynamic nature of the underlying risks that they sometimes need to capture.

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    The IFoA's Infrastructure Working Party, led by Chris Lewin, will present its new introductory guide to infrastructure investment, which will be published on the IFoA web-site prior to the webinar.   Those readers whose institutions have already taken the plunge into infrastructure will know that it is a highly complex and diverse field of activity.   This guide does not explore all the matters which investors take into account, but it does discuss many of the more important points, including the risks and past returns, benchmarking, and ESG and SDG considerations.    Attendees will be invi

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