Insure Your Apartment from Your iPhone, a Desjardins General Insurance Innovation

Lévis, June 14, 2010 – Today, Desjardins General Insurance (DGI) launched a simplified home insurance quote for tenants, available online and through an iPhone1 app.

This makes DGI the first Canadian insurer to offer an iPhone app to get a complete tenant insurance quote.

The cell phone quote is a new approach for Desjardins Group’s property and casualty insurer. DGI encourages iPhone and iPod touch users to try out the new app and post their comments on Twitter @DesjardinsGroup.

To get the iPhone app for tenant quotes, go to The tenant quote is also available on the Web at

1 iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Apple Inc. is not affiliated with Desjardins General Insurance

About Desjardins General Insurance

Desjardins General Insurance, Quebec’s leading P&C insurer, is a subsidiary of Desjardins General Insurance Group and a member of Desjardins Group. DGI sells home and auto insurance products to individuals and small businesses through the largest network of agents in Quebec.

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of $165 billion. Drawing on the strength of its caisse network in Quebec and Ontario, and its subsidiaries across Canada, it offers a full range of financial products and services to its 5.8 million members and clients. Desjardins specializes in Wealth Management and Life and Health Insurance, in Property and Casualty insurance, in Personal Services, in Business and Institutional Services. As one of the largest employers in the country, Desjardins is supported by the skills of its 42,200 employees and the commitment of over 6,200 elected officers. For more information, visit