iCAN stands for Insurance Cultural Awareness Network. We are the first industry wide independent network that supports Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (“BAME”) inclusion across the insurance sector.
It all started when…
iCAN was founded in 2017 by a group of insurance professionals who came together to discuss some issues facing the insurance sector, particularly around BAME inclusion and attracting talent to the sector. These discussions boiled down to two key issues facing the insurance sector in relation to BAME inclusion:
This presented an opportunity to work with the industry and bring together existing groups and forums to speak out and promote inclusion with a much more joined up and stronger voice. This is where iCAN was born – an independent network group run by people from within the insurance industry with a passion for diversity and inclusion.
Mission & Vision
We want iCAN to become an influential network to advise and support multicultural diversity and inclusion matters within the insurance sector. We want to see the insurance industry resourced with the best and brightest people from all walks of life and backgrounds and for organisations to have a culture of inclusion. To achieve this iCAN will: