Sustainability

We want to be a role model for the Icelandic economy and take an active part in society. We want our products to reflect rising customer demand for sustainable operations and development. We always want to be where you are.

Íslandsbanki as a model and a catalyst


Íslandsbanki emphasises integrating sustainability into its operations, alongside its profit objectives. In addition to being a model of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) in its operations, the Bank is committed to initiating broader collaboration on responsible business practices that contribute to sustainable development in the Icelandic economy.

Sustainability efforts at Íslandsbanki


Sustainability Policy and goals

The aim of Íslandsbanki’s Sustainability Policy is to embed the Policy's principles and practices into the day to day operations of the Bank and to foster a culture of sustainability that will have a positive impact on society. The Bank's sustainability objectives through 2025 have been approved by the Board of Directors based on ESG criteria.

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Sustainability Timeline

Íslandsbanki is proactively working towards a more sustainable future. We sharpened our focus in 2019 when we updated our strategy to ensure that we continue to meet customer needs without compromising the needs of future generations.

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Cooperation and the SDGs


Cooperation on Sustainability

Íslandsbanki has participated in both international and domestic initiatives to support sustainability.

More on Íslandsbanki's cooperations

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Íslandsbanki participates in various initiatives to support the four SDGs the Bank has chosen to focus on: education for all, gender equality, innovation and climate action.

More on the UN SDGs

Sustainable Financing Framework


Íslandsbanki has defined a Framework for sustainable loans and investments in its portfolio. It consists of green, blue and red categories for social development.

Sustainable range of products


We want to be a role model for the Icelandic economy and take an active part in society. We want our products to reflect rising customer demand for sustainable operations and development. We always want to be where you are.

Green mortgages

We offer better interest in the form of green mortgages

More on green mortgages

Sustainable financing for companies

We offer sustainable loans to companies and projects that have a positive social impact.

More on sustainable financing

Green savings

Be a force for good by letting your savings have a positive impact on the environment.

More on green savings

Green Car Financing

We offer green financing for electric cars, electric bikes or other electric vehicles.

Read more on Ergo's website (in Icelandic)

Sound Governance


Íslandsbanki's Board of Directors has resolved to pursue exemplary corporate governance practices that are consistent with applicable regulatory provisions, internationally recognised criteria, and best practice in corporate governance.

Grants


We are committed to having a positive effect on society and the Bank supports various causes connected to the four SDGs the Bank has chosen to support: Climate Action, Gender Equality, Education for everyone, Innovation and Infrastructure