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COCOLIFE, the biggest Filipino-owned stock life insurance company, and the first and only ISO-certified Filipino life insurance company, is a prominent market leader in the industry. COCOLIFE offers a complete array of life insurance, non-life insurance, healthcare, and mutual fund products through its various business units and subsidiaries in the non-life business (UCPB General Insurance), pre-need (Cocoplans) and mutual funds (Cocolife Asset Management Co., Inc.). Cocolife boasts of close to four decades of experience and expertise with more than 1,500 highly-trained agents, account executives, and field managers and a steadily expanding network of fully-computerized area and branch offices nationwide.

Cocolife has successfully carved a strong niche in Group Insurance and is one of the leading Healthcare program providers with the widest network of affiliated physicians, specialists, partner hospitals and clinics. With total assets close to P24 billion and networth of over P8 billion, COCOLIFE is ranked number one in Group Insurance and number six in Traditional Life Insurance among 34 companies. These impressive results are attributed to sound management, prudent investment practices, and efficient cost control.

Elmo A. Nobleza


It's my pleasure to welcome you to the Cocolife website!

Since we started our commercial operations in 1978, our company has evolved to become the biggest Filipino-owned stock life insurance company in the country. Through the years, we have continually expanded and improved our operations and to date, we are one of only a handful of insurance companies offering a complete array of wealth management products and services. In line with our abiding mission to personalize our services, we have also established our presence at the grassroots level, with close to 60 brick and mortar branch offices nationwide.

Realizing the essential role of online connectivity in virtually every aspect of business as well as personal communications today, we have revitalized our company website as our first initiative in building up our presence in cyberspace. In this way, Cocolife will now be able to provide not only the human touch through our traditional channels, but also the immediate access, speed and transparency so demanded in this day and age.

We look forward to your visit so that you will learn more about our company and how we can help you realize a financially secure future for yourself and your loved ones.

Atty. Alfredo C. Tumacder, Jr.


Welcome to the Cocolife website!

We approach our 4th decade of operation with high hopes of an even brighter future. We have refined our strategic directions and crystallized our priorities, having identified opportunities to enhance synergy and integration.

Our anchor has always been our corporate mission, which is to provide the benefits of insurance and related financial products and services to those who need it most. We strive to do this by offering a complete insurance portfolio to broad segments of the Philippine market through multiple distribution channels.

A recent review of our performance showed that growth has been generally upbeat and consistent. The year 2016 in particular, was a banner year. We were again the number one Group Insurance and Micro-insurance provider in the entire industry, and Individual Insurance as well as the Healthcare business lines registered double-digit premium growth rates. As a result, Cocolife’s overall premium surpassed the previous year by 17%, giving it the best performance since the company started operations. Net Income was also a record-high, with ROE at over 20%, which is one of the highest in the industry.

This year, our battle cry is “Cocolife Synergize”, as we raise our company to a higher level of performance by pooling and sharing the resources of our business units together and enhancing each other’s capabilities.

As we move forward, we are confident of delivering even more to our stakeholders. We intend to achieve our objectives and targets and we are singularly positive about the company’s future growth and direction.

Board of Directors

Chairman: Atty. Alfredo C. Tumacder, Jr.

Board Members: Isabelo P. Africa
Roberto B. Armada
Emerson B. Aquende
Felicismo B. Billones
Carolina G. Diangco
Karlo Marco P. Estavillo
Elmo A. Nobleza
Dr. Rogelio V. Paglomutan
Gabriel L. Villareal

Corporate Secretary: Atty. Jose A. Barcelon

Management Committee

STANDING FROM LEFT: First Vice President and Head of Sales Marco Antonio C. Montes, Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources and Administrative Services Teresita UB. Dela Vega, Executive Vice President and Head of Finance Artemio A. Tanchoco, Jr., First Vice President and Head of Healthcare Franz Joie D. Araque, and Vice President and Head of Group Marketing Maricar Mangulabnan.

SITTING FROM LEFT: President Elmo A. Nobleza, and Executive Vice President and Head of Technical Services and Operations Jocelyn C. Fadri.

mission statement and core values

corporate mission & policy

corporate mission

We are a recognized leader in the insurance industry, with the fundamental purpose of providing the benefits of life insurance and other related financial products and services to our fellowmen.

We are committed to quality. We shall imbue quality in our products and services, and quality in our relationships with our clients, employees and sales associates.

Our strength is our people. We are dedicated to bringing out the best among our employees and sales associates by providing job security, competitive compensation, and opportunities for professional growth and personal development.

We have a social responsibility to improve quality of life and shall always espouse positive Filipino values.

quality policy

COCOLIFE provides life insurance and other financial services.

We delight our customers through our efficient operation and excellent service.

We want to be known as a stable, reliable, and quality-driven company.

In order to achieve these, we shall strive for sustainable growth and profitability, fulfill our obligations to policyholders, seek customer feedback, continually improve our operations and uphold the highest standards of ethics and responsibility in honoring our corporate commitments.

data privacy

Your information is important to UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS LIFE ASSURANCE CORPORATION (“Cocolife”, for brevity) its subsidiaries, affiliates and related parties (collectively referred as “Cocolife”, “we”, “us” or “our”). We believe in the responsible use of information we collect about individuals.


We handle your Personal Data in accordance with Republic Act No. 10173, known as the “Data Privacy Act of 2012” (DPA) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations issued by the National Privacy Commission (NPC).


Cocolife recognizes the importance of your rights as a Data Subject under the DPA:

1. Right to be informed

2. Right to object

3. Right to access

4. Right to correct

5. Right to rectification, erasure or blocking

6. Right to damages

7. Right to data portability


This privacy statement provides information on how we collect, use, manage and secure your personal information necessary to serve you better. Any information you provide to us indicates your express consent to the content of our Privacy Policy.



Personal Information, under the DPA, refers to any information whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual.

Vital to our service is the collection of your personal information which may include, but not limited to, the following:

1. Your name, nationality, civil status, gender, age, birthdate, unique identifiers, email address, mailing address, phone numbers, visual recordings and other information as part of our dealings with you.

2. Your resume’, reflecting your educational background and employment history when you seek employment with us.

3. Your credit card information when you avail our products and services.

4. Your company information, performance, work history and capital when you partner with us.

5. Information you submitted when you contact our sales or customer relations agents for update of your information; in relation to your inquiries or requests; when you participate in our survey, discount, event information and prize promotion; when you refer a person to verify the information you provided to us; when you visit and connect to our websites and social media pages.


When you provide an information other than yours, you certify that you obtained their consent to disclose and process those information of your parents, spouse, children, dependent or about another person.



Cocolife uses the personal information you submit to us, fairly and lawfully, only to:

1. Arrange the products and services we offer that you availed from us.

2. Communicate our latest products, services, promos and events that will enhance your client experience.

3. Respond immediately to your needs, requests, queries and complaints.

4. Comply with the law and all legal orders and processes.

5. Perform the necessary processes in conducting due diligence and documentation.

6. Any other purpose relating to any of the above.


We may share your personal information only to the extent that is reasonable and necessary, to:

1. Our employees and officers handling your orders and requests.

2. Our subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, joint venture and other related parties for related purpose provided in this policy.

3. Banks, Insurers and Professional advisers performing due diligence checks.

4. Any third-party service providers performing financial, administrative, technical and other ancillary services.

5. Government institution and other competent authorities which by law, rules or regulations requires us to disclose.

6. Person or entity that we contractually entered with, that ensures the confidentiality standard we implement and adhere to the DPA.

7. Any person that fall within matters of public concern, in order to carry out functions of public authority only to the extent of collection and further processing consistent with a constitutionally or statutorily mandated function pertaining to law enforcement, taxation and other regulatory function.




Cocolife preserves your personal information:

1. To the extent necessary in keeping track of your records

2. To the extent agreed upon by the parties to a contract.

3. For statistical, research and other purpose specifically authorized by law.


To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of your personal information, we have implemented measures to secure and protect it from theft, loss, penetration or breach. We put in place organizational, physical and technical security measures necessary to protect your personal information:

1. Use of secured servers, firewalls, encryptions and other latest security tools.

2. Limited access to personal information to those duly authorized processors. All transfers are made after complying with the established confidentiality policy and practices in place.

3. Maintaining a secured server operating environment by performing regular security patch update and server hardening.



A cookie is a small piece of file which originates from a website. It is transferred to the user’s hard drive to record the user’s browsing activity. These are designed to remember pieces of information when users enter certain websites. Essentially, cookies will help you in browsing our site easier by, among other things, saving your name, addresses, passwords and other references.

Most web browsers are set to automatically accept cookies, but you have the option to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you choose not to accept cookies, you may experience some delay in browsing our website, it will not function properly or may be considerably slower.



Cocolife may periodically update or amend this policy in order to adhere to new and existing laws affecting the DPA, including any change or improvement we establish to secure your personal information.



For any comment, question or complaint regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact our Data Protection Officer at:


Postal Address: 8/F COCOLIFE Building, Ayala Avenue, Makati City


Telephone Number: 812-9015 local 108


Email Address: 


corporate values


We pledge to honor our commitments to our customers and to persevere in continually improving our products and services to provide for their needs. We have earned the trust and confidence of the insuring public and we shall at all times, conduct ourselves worthy of such trust.


We are passionately committed to operational excellence, leading in the markets we serve, and being known as a great company and a great place to work in. We are determined to be the best, putting our hearts and mind at doing what matters most.


We blend the strength of each individual's skills and knowledge, and hold ourselves mutually accountable to ultimately achieving our common goals. We work together effectively and selflessly, treating each other with dignity, mutual regard, kindness and courtesy at all times.


We shall uphold uprightness and moral wholeness in all our transactions and interactions. We are honest and truthful and we do things right. We take pride in our work and always act with professionalism.


We are intensely focused on creating the most positive experience for our clients, always seeking to understand their feelings and perspective with unbiased consideration and regard for their needs. We shall serve them with heart, warmth, caring, and reassurance.


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COCOLIFE and COCOLIFE HealthCare are greatly honored for all these recognitions. These show our dedication to be our best in all aspects of our business. These awards are a testament to the quality of our products and services.

list of awards
28th Global Excellence Awards (2015)
33rd Seal of Excellence Awards (2014)
27th Global Excellence Global Awards (2014)
34th Annual Consumers Choice Award: Best Health Maintenance Organization (Cocolife Healthcare)
34th Annual Consumers Choice Award: Best Life Insurance Company (Cocolife)
13th Annual Global Excellence Awards: Hall of Fame Most Outstanding Life Insurance Company (2011)
30th Annual Consumers Quality Awards: Most Outstanding Life Insurance Company
19th Annual Asia Pacific Excellence Awards: Most Outstanding Life Insurance Company
30th Annual Year-Ender & People's Choice Awards (2010)
18th Annual Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards (2010)
26th Annual Consumers Choice Awards (2010)
25th Annual Consumers Choice Awards (2009)
27th Annual People's Choice Awards (2009)
28th Annual Consumers Quality Awards (2009)
19th Annual National Consumers Awards
10th Annual Global Excellence Awards
17th Annual National Consumers Awards
16th Annual National Consumers Awards
Philippine Business Achievers Awards
Philippine Marketing Excellence Awards (National Awards)
23rd Annual National Consumers Quality Awards (2005)
12th Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards (2005)
2005 Global Excellence Awards
20th National Consumers Excellence Awards

Corporate Social Responsibilities






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  • Giving BIGGER Smiles through COCOLIFE Foundation’s Medical Mission

    December 27, 2018

    Giving BIGGER Smiles through COCOLIFE Foundation’s Medical Mission

    Cocolife is not only the biggest Filipino-owned stock life insurance company in the country, it also has the biggest heart in strengthening communities’ well-being and making the world a better place.


    Dedicated in making lives better, Cocolife Foundation, in partnership with UCPB-CIIF foundation conducted a medical mission in Kaysakat Elementary School, Boso-boso, Antipolo City led by Santi Varona, President of Cocolife Foundation together with Cocolife executives SVP Franz Araque, Medical Director Dr. Mitchie So, AVP Rowena Asnan, SM Mark Arbis, Manager Win Endozo and Cocolife Foundation’s Kaya Galang, the outreach activity was attended by employee volunteers from Cocolife.


    The student recipients flashed even bigger smiles as they received basic medical evaluation and complete hygiene kits. Cocolife Foundation will also launch the second phase of medical mission in 2019 with more comprehensive medical consultations and examinations.


    Aside from medical mission, feeding, and sanitation program, Cocolife Foundation also plans to execute three more advocacies which include: livelihood and entrepreneurship programs for indigent communities, preservation of the ecology, and scholarships programs that pertain to education for the underprivileged. The Foundation intends to have long-term, sustainable, outreach initiatives in Kaysakat Elementary School.


    With this, Cocolife has indeed formally committed itself to a higher purpose; to be the catalyst of hope and a member of greater society that creates bigger solutions for those who need it most.





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  • Cocolife's Premium Income Totaled P6.8 Billion

    May 31, 2017

    Cocolife's Premium Income Totaled P6.8 Billion

    Financial Highlights


    In 2016, Premium Income or income exclusively from business operations totaled PhP6.8 billion, registering a robust 17% growth rate. It was a banner year for the company, having achieved the highest premium income level in its 38-year history. Investment income was also slightly higher than last year despite the persistent volatility in the stock market. Expenses were prudently administered, with the yearend figures approximating the budgeted provisions. The resulting net income was accordingly a new record-high, at PhP570 Million, with a growth rate of 13%.


    Table 1: 2016 Performance Versus Previous Year’s Level


    (P in Millions)



    Growth Rate

    Premium Income

    P 6,793.45

    P 5,801.90

    17.1 %

    Investment Income



    2.1 %

    Net Income



    12.8 %


    Table 2: 2016 Expenses Versus Annual Budget


    (P in Millions)

    2016 Actual

    2016 Budget


    Selling Expense

    P 1,875.29


    28.3 %

    Policy Costs



    - 22.8 %

    General & Admin Exp.



    - 6.4 %

    Prov. for Income Tax



    47.1 %




    - 2.5 %


    Table 3: Four-Year Historical Performance


    (P in Millions)





    Compounded Annual GR

    Premium Income






    Investment Income






    Net Income








    Marketing Initiatives


    1. Group Marketing – Industry-wide reputation for highly customized packages and prompt claims processing with personalized servicing has put Group Marketing Division as the perennial number one Group Insurance and Micro-insurance provider in the entire industry. It continued to close big corporate accounts as well as SMEs and has also continually expanded the Migrant Workers Insurance Program, in tandem with UCPB Gen. It managed to end the year with PhP1.95 billion, an exemplary performance by any measure.


    2. Healthcare – Despite the continuing price war and cutthroat competition in its industry, Cocolife Healthcare ended the year with a Total Premium Income of PhP2.03 billion, a strong 21% growth. It continued to reinforce its direct business unit and actively tapped the agency network as a distribution arm. Cocolife Healthcare’s main draws are still its reputation for prompt payment, highly customized plans and 24/7 servicing, delivered through one of the industry’s largest service provider networks.


    3. Individual Marketing – In 2016, IMD’s level growth was due mainly to a continuing manpower clean-up and the shift to Variable Life from traditional products. This resulted in a slight dip in the sale of traditional plans and a significant growth in VL (12.8%), as the agents transitioned. During the year training modules were directed to the marketing of VL in different markets and multifarious needs. An activation program for new agents was likewise initiated and foreign travel contests and drives were launched to boost recruitment and sales activities.


    4. Alternative Distribution Channels – ADC is an umbrella group comprised of Promo Sales, Bancassurance and Mass Marketing. In 2016, the combined new business brought in by the team breached the 2 billion mark, at P2.11B, which is a growth spurt of 60% over the previous year.


    a. Promo Sales - Promo operations have been put up in 28 major malls sites nationwide, bringing in an average of P41M a month in new business.


    b. DepEd Teachers Insurance and Loan Program – The DepEd market overseen by the Mass Marketing unit, currently generates an average of P11M in premiums monthly, apart from the loan business of more than P2.4 billion, extended to over 26 thousand teachers.



    Table 4: 2016 Total Premiums by SBU Versus Previous Year’s Level


    BUSINESS LINE       



    Growth Rate

    Group Marketing








    Individual Marketing




    Alternative Dist. Channels     










    Other Initiatives


    1. Finance – Comprehensive market monitoring, continual streamlining of procedures and realignment of organizational groupings were the key initiatives in maximizing investment opportunities and improving accounts management. The company’s Investment Group was recently awarded by the Association of Mutual Funds for outstanding performance for their Cocolife Fixed Income Fund and Cocolife Dollar Builder Fund.


    2. Other Programs – Major backroom activities that were continually reinforced were the ISO Quality Management System accreditation, various business conservation programs, and IT systems and telecommunications upgrading. Social responsibility initiatives have also been pursued, such as medical missions by the Healthcare team, Red Cross blood donation, and the continuing scholarship program for the children of coconut farmers sponsored through the UCPB-CIIF group Foundation.


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