Our Heritage

Aviva plc, founded in 1696, is among the world’s oldest insurance companies in continuous existence. Aviva has the distinction of one of the first insurance companies to set up business in India in 1834.

  • 300+ Year Legacy

  • 34 Million Customers

  • Global presence in 16 Markets

Aviva India is a joint venture between Aviva PLC and Dabur Invest Corp, one of India’s oldest and most respected business houses.

The Aviva Legacy

We can trace our heritage back to 1696. Our business began in an age of highwaymen but is as relevant to customers today as it was then.

Aviva companies have insured many famous names and landmarks that have historical importance. We have insured politicians, poets, authors, painters, and more. Here is just a small selection:
Sir Winston Churchill, John F Kennedy, Agatha Christie, James Bond, Duke of Wellington, Sir Isaac Newton, RMS Titanic, London Bridge, British Museum...

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Markets

A strategic advantage that Aviva brings to our customers is our diversity across countries, products and investments.

Our geographic footprint includes 16 selected markets in Europe, North America and South-East Asia, with us being the only large scale, multi-line insurer in the UK. Our international businesses account for approximately half of Aviva’s customer base and provide a good source of diversification.

Innovation

At Aviva, we are always working to create better customer outcomes. Innovation is a key principle that enables us to constantly improve ourselves for all our stakeholders.

We challenge ourselves continuously to learn about the cutting edge and harness it. And here are some examples of our newest and most innovative projects.

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    Ask it Never

    Aviva’s ‘Ask It Never’ initiative aims to eliminate the need to ask customers questions using big data. The system is currently being piloted with some of its existing home insurance customers in the UK through its online portal MyAviva. The aim is to look at ways to make insurance easier for our customers, improve the online buying journey, and make it quicker for customers to get a quote by eliminating the need to input lots of information or repeat answers which they have already provided to us before. improve the online buying journey, and make it quicker for customers to get a quote by eliminating the need to input lots of information or repeat answers which they have already provided to us before.

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    Blue

    Blue is the Hong Kong digital insurance joint venture owned by Aviva plc., Hillhouse Capital and Tencent Holdings Limited. Blue combines Aviva's insurance and digital expertise with Hillhouse's investment management capabilities and Tencent's technology, distribution and customer base. This venture plans to shake up Hong Kong’s insurance market with zero commission, easy-to-use, digital insurance. Blue is suited for customers who want to take charge of their own insurance protection and have flexibility to adjust their insurance plans according to changing needs.

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    Quantum

    Quantum is a new branch of Aviva that specialises in Data science, analytics, artificial intelligence and neural networks. The new identity focuses on discovery and innovation and is inspired by the vast amounts of data that Quantum sifts through to find that diamond in the rough. This technology is used across a number of applications within the financial and insurance worlds—from AI trading, wealth management, accounting, financial forensics, and more.

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    Kid-o-Scope

    Your child’s real interest might be different from what you have in mind. Know their real interest, with a digital ecosystem that uses proprietary psychometric assessments to discover your child’s inherent talent at an early stage. Get personalized advice to nurture your child’s talent and hone it in the best possible manner. Make your child’s dream profession come true with the right financial planning with Aviva Kid-o-Scope.

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    Aviva on Alexa

    Powered by IBM Watson, the Aviva Alexa skill, Insurance Made Simple, simplifies life insurance jargon and promotes financial literacy. It helps you to understand complex insurance jargon and helps you make the right decision in terms of financial planning. Just say ‘Alexa, Open Aviva’ and let Alexa help you de-code complex insurance terminologies through the latest digital innovation around us: voice-enabled commands.

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    Will Writing

    It’s difficult to build your legacy. It’s easy to pass it on to your loved ones in a structured way. Create your free Will in just 3 simple steps with Aviva’s Online Will Writing Service. This service helps you tackle common problems associated with Will Writing: it is Free, not expensive; it is a 15 min process, not a prolonged one and it is simple, not a complicated matter at all. Just log on and create your Will in a hassle free, secure manner.

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Our Social Role

At Aviva, we work to demonstrate that we are responsible corporate citizens, capable of delivering real value to our communities. In our various markets, we partner with a variety of organisations to help develop solutions to social and environmental challenges.

  • Aviva Community Fund (ACF)

    We are committed to doing our business more responsibly every single day, which includes respecting human rights, managing supply chains responsibly and practicing good governance.

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  • Sustainable Development Goals

    We are committed to doing our business more responsibly every single day, which includes respecting human rights, managing supply chains responsibly and practicing good governance.

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  • Red Cross Partnership

    Aviva and the British Red Cross created a strong strategic partnership in 2015 to build more resilient global communities.

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  • Aviva India Street to School Program

    The Aviva India Corporate Social Responsibility initiative focuses on empowering underprivileged children through education, thus giving them the opportunity to leverage their full potential.

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