Blue Marble

A proven track record

May 22, 2023

As an Impact Insurtech, our mission is strongly aligned with SCBF’s of enhancing inclusive finance for low-income populations in emerging markets, especially women, smallholder farmers and MSMEs.

May 19, 2023

We are thrilled that the first-of-its-kind extreme heat pilot for women workers in India has caught the attention of Reuters!

May 18, 2023

Since May 5th, 21,000 members of the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in Gujarat, India, are benefiting from Extreme Heat Income Insurance for this season’s heat wave.

March 29, 2023

We’re delighted to welcome Panuel Rozario Prince to manage our projects and build sustainable partnerships in the Asia Pacific Region!

March 8, 2023

Here at Blue Marble, we are proud to support the empowerment of women around the world. We believe that when women are economically empowered, they have the ability to create positive change in their communities and beyond.

March 2, 2023

This is a ground-breaking innovation to address the life-threatening impact of extreme heat on women workers. We are proud to be developing this solution with Arsht-Rock and SEWA to create a vital safety net for women workers and their families. 

February 24, 2023

We’re delighted to welcome astrophysicist Jon Otegi to expand our modeling and data analysis capabilities!

February 7, 2023

Janet Wanjohi’s pitch for a Pilot Project in Ethiopia at the WFP Innovation Accelerator bootcamp was successful! We’re delighted to announce that the pilot project will be going ahead as part of the WFP Sprint Programme.

February 7, 2023

At our annual strategy session we covered crucial themes, including strategic partnerships, to deliver sustainable and inclusive growth with both the private and public sector, building resilience by bringing insurance protection to more people who need it. 

January 24, 2023

Marking a fantastic start to 2023 for the Blue Marble and Nestlé partnership, we are delighted to announce a new program with Nescafé in Indonesia!

December 20, 2022

Jaime de Piniés, CEO of Blue Marble and James Whitelaw, Blue Marble’s Chairman and TransRe’s Chief Marketing Officer, met with Intelligent Insurer during COP 27 to discuss plans to help close the protection gap.

December 2, 2022

We’re so proud of Janet Wanjohi’s fantastic pitch at the WFP Innovation Accelerator bootcamp this week!

November 23, 2022

Our Blue Marble team continues to grow! We’re delighted to welcome Charles Emmanuel Tapé to lead and manage our operations in Western and Central Africa!

Blue Marble launches coffee climate protection in Kenya

November 21, 2022

Our partnership with Nestlé Nespresso SA, continues to expand with our coffee parametric insurance solution launching in the heart of the coffee-growing region of Kenya covering 5,041 farmers!

November 19, 2022

Out of over 850 applicants, Blue Marble is proud to have been selected as one of the 7 organizations to participate in the WFP Innovation Accelerator Bootcamp!

November 19, 2022

In partnership with Nestlé Nespresso SA, Zurich Insurance and ofi we have launched the first parametric sharia coffee insurance in Indonesia!

November 4, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Café Seguro, our program co-developed with Nestlé Nespresso SA, has delivered a record USD 3.0m in payouts for 6,475 Colombian smallholder coffee farmers this year!

October 14, 2022

It was a pleasure to showcase the positive impact of the partnership between Blue Marble and Nestlé Nespresso SA over the past 4 years providing satellite-based climate insurance protection to coffee farmers in Caldas, Colombia, at Nespresso’s Sustainability Advisory Board (NSAB), celebrated last week in Washington DC. 

October 12, 2022

In partnership with InsuResilience Solutions Fund (ISF)Seguros Bolivar S.A and Fundación Local Partners, we’re proud to announce the launch of a project to upscale and improve our index-based climate protection coffee insurance solution for poor and vulnerable smallholder farmers in Colombia to reach 70,000 beneficiaries! 

October 12, 2022

🚀  Our Blue Marble team continues to grow! We’re very pleased to welcome Sarah Ebrahimi to lead our Institutional Partnerships and Personal Insurance efforts! 🚀 

October 5, 2022

Penny Randall Seach, Blue Marble director, at the The British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce Sustainability Summit discussing how our insurance solutions help companies build resilience and support sustainable farming by protecting currently underserved communities within supply chains.

September 28, 2022

We’re very excited to be working with World Food Programme‘s “Rural Resilience” programme to bring Blue Marble’s groundbreaking climate index design services to the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan), where it is much needed. Here we will be covering herders against snow and drought and supporting climate resilience.

September 21, 2022

Looking forward to hearing about Blue Marble and their work to create viable insurance protection for the underserved around the world including Colombia, Zimbabwe and Pakistan. James Whitelaw is Blue Marble’s Chairman and serves as TransRe’s Chief Marketing Officer.

September 21, 2022

Great insights on #sustainablefinance innovation from Jaime de Piniés of Blue Marble on their #aginsurance solutions building #smallholder farmers resilience to #climatechange in Colombia and Zimbabwe at the @SCBF annual members meeting #SCBF2022

September 2, 2022

We would like to share with you the story of Mariana Pantoja, a community leader and coffee producer in the department of Nariño, Colombia, participating in Blue Marble’s Parametric Insurance workshops. She tells us how climate change is a very serious problem that affects her quality of life and how climate insurance is a hope to be able to continue production on her land.

August 24, 2022

“Blue Marble’s vision aligns closely with a core Aspen Value of ‘Doing good by doing well.’ Our shared hope is that through our support of their programs globally, we will be making microinsurance a viable and sustainable product that will positively impact many lives.” – Jonny Atkinson

August 18, 2022

Anticipatory actions improve climate risk adaptation by making sure responses are prepared and ready for mobilization before a crisis, such as a failed harvest, hits.  In other words, moving from crisis response to crisis risk management.  

August 17, 2022

🚀 Our Blue Marble team continues to grow! We’re very pleased to welcome Anjum Masood! 🚀

August 2, 2022

🚀 Our Blue Marble team continues to grow! We’re very pleased to welcome on board Mark Warrillow-Thomson! 🚀

July 28, 2022

Question: How many people in Indonesia need climate risk crop insurance to protect their business?

July 25, 2022

As Blue Marble continues its growth trajectory, we are very pleased to announce the arrival of Katie Merrell as Global Business Development Manager.

June 14, 2022

#IDFSummit2022 “ESG – Let’s make sure we contribute as much as possible on the ‘S’ otherwise the ‘E’ will fall down and be a disaster” Michel Lies Chair of Insurance Development Forum and Chairman of Zurich Insurance

April 22, 2022

Ruzhowa/Uthango is a digitally-enabled insurance product for farmers in Zimbabwe that uses satellite data to track weather patterns. We are grateful to SCBF and Old Mutual Zimbabwe for their support and partnership in launching this program. Read more about the program and the benefits that it is delivering

January 18, 2022

In partnership with Blue Marble, Asia Insurance Company Limited has become the first insurance company in Pakistan to pay out crop insurance claims during the current season! We are very proud of this ground-breaking achievement.

December 10, 2021

After recently joining Microinsurance Network it was great to meet face to face with Katharine Pulvermacher and Asier Achutegui yesterday. We are looking forward to our future collaboration!

November 24, 2021

We are very happy to join the Microinsurance Network, a non-profit association of organisations and individuals who are committed to building a world where people of all income levels are more resilient and less vulnerable to daily and catastrophic risks through improved access to effective risk management tools, including insurance services.

November 18, 2021

Thanks to Soshan Soobramoney and Nabeelah Kolia for providing this opportunity to share microinsurance experiences.

November 18, 2021

We are honoured to celebrate 10 years of Swiss Capacity Building Facility, a key partner in our efforts to scale up #customercentric financial services. Through public-private cooperation, SCBF has reached 2.6 million clients, 68 percent of whom are women, through 159 projects in 47 countries.

October 19, 2021

Congratulations to our partner, Seguros Bolívar! The Ibero-American Summit ‘Insurance in the 2030 Agenda’ recognized Seguros Bolívar for contributing to the UN’s sustainable development goals with our “Café Seguro” parametric insurance solution.

October 15, 2021

Do you want to learn more about parametric insurance? Join our workshop on Oct 28th!  To sign-up please follow the link:

August 16, 2021

Blue Marble, an insurtech delivering affordable insurance protection programs to benefit low-income families and small businesses in…

October 9, 2020

We are incredibly proud to be working with the Programme in Africa to improve food security by protecting vulnerable smallholders in

September 11, 2019

Since 2018, Blue Marble and WFP have been working together in Zimbabwe in the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative, protecting…

September 4, 2019

The CaféSeguro program provides tailor-made insurance coverage for severe rainfall and drought during the coffee crop’s developmental…