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2022-06-30

Klappir arrange green financing from Nordic Environment Finance Corporation

Klappir has, on the basis of its Green Financing Framework, concluded a Term Sheet with Nefco (Nordic Environment Finance Corporation) on the main terms for a green loan, intended to support Klappir‘s international scale-up plans.

Article
2022-06-21

Why organizations should evaluate their value chain

Organizations can monitor their value chain by sending out sustainability assessments. In this way, they also exercise the power they have in a good way and can subsequently choose from their value chain the companies that are most desirable for their operations when it comes to ESG aspects.

Success Story
2022-05-23

Kopavogur, data driven approach to sustainability

Great emphasis is placed on environmental issues in Kopavogur and sustainable development is taken into account in decision-making, construction, operation, procurement and other activities on behalf of the town.

News
2022-05-02

Klappir HQ, new location in Iceland

Klappir Green Solutions HQ has moved from Armuli 6, Reykjavik to Hlidasmari 3, Kopavogur.

Article
2022-04-12

Now is the time to start thinking about CSRD

CSRD is an EU directive which will replace and build on the NFRD in order to encourage more companies to disclose detailed and extended sustainability reports.

News
2022-04-05

Online Annual shareholder's meeting 27. April 2022

The board of Klappir announces the Annual Shareholder's Meeting of the company which will be held online on Wednesday 27 April 2022 at 16:00

Success Story
2022-04-04

Íslandsbanki a catalyst for positive social action

Íslandsbanki is a leader in financial services in Iceland. Type of products and services include savings, lending, payment services and investment banking services. The bank has an asset management focused subsidiary. The Bank lends to companies and individuals with a 25- 40% market share across all domestic business segments.

News
2022-03-25

Transparency is the key to sustainability

Since 2013, Klappir has worked with companies, municipalities and institutions to achieve success in sustainability, and in 2017, Klappir was listed on Nasdaq First North. Today, the company has more than 300 shareholders. These shareholders are entrepreneurs, families, institutional investors and individuals; parties who want to contribute to a sustainable future.

Success Story
2022-03-23

ÞG Verk a sustainability focused construction company

ÞG Verk is a comprehensive construction company that has accumulated extensive work knowledge for 20 years by building all types of structures, e.g. power plants, schools, bridges, apartments and factory buildings.

News
2022-03-22

Heiða Lára joins Klappir as HR-manager

Heiða Lára Heiðarsdóttir has been hired as human resources manager at Klappir. She previously worked as HR Manager at Benchmark Genetics and before that she was HR Manager at Marorka.

Success Story
2022-03-21

Eimskip: A North-Atlantic Transporting Company Sails Into Digitized Sustainability

Eimskip currently uses the sustainability tool to create quarterly environmental statements and yearly Sustainability Statements. With the automatic collection of activity data, data origin can be traced back to the supplier.

News
2022-03-17

2021 was a great year for Klappir. Key numbers and financial statement.

The year 2021 went very well in all areas - the number of users increased by 50% during the year, which is an excellent result, and operations have all become very efficient. Our most important tasks will continue to be to increase the number of users rapidly, strengthen the company’s infrastructure and secure capital for growth.

Success Story
2022-03-10

Húsasmiðjan, constant improvement for the environment

Húsasmiðjan is the leading hardware and home improvement chain in Iceland and a leading supplier for the construction industry. It was founded in 1956, making it the oldest operating hardware store in Iceland.

News
2022-03-09

Klappir Nordic established - office opened in Copenhagen

Klappir has opened an office in Copenhagen with the name Klappir Nordic. Two employees have been hired at Klappir Nordic’s office, which is in a well-appointed building close to Islandsbrygge in Copenhagen.

Success Story
2022-03-01

Arion Bank, in harmony with the environment

Arion Bank has adopted an environment and climate policy and has in recent years made green financial services, such as green car loans, deposits and mortgages, available to its customers. In the year 2021 the Bank issued its first comprehensive green financing framework. Arion Bank is a financially robust bank which places great importance on operating responsibly in harmony with society and the environment.

News
2022-02-25

Climate Assembly for Schools in Reykjavik

The Greenscreen project (Green Penguin) was presented at the Youth Climate Assembly, as a part of raising awareness on climate issues in Reykjavík primary Schools. The Youth Climate Assembly took place in Reykjavík City Hall, Tjarnarsalur on Friday 25.02.2022 from 09:00-13:00.

News
2022-01-15

Klappir supports companies on the journey to sustainability

Klappir was initially founded to design digital solutions for environmental issues for ocean-related industries. The company’s vision was to utilize large quantities of data which was being collected on paper and to digitize statutory registration processes. Data collection soon began to expand, and it now covers nearly all issues regarding environmental measurements in the operations of companies and institutions.

Success Story
2022-01-14

Hagar, a leading retailer in the Icelandic market

Hagar is a leading retailer in the Icelandic market and operates 38 stores within 2 grocery retail chains as well as 2 warehouses. Furthermore, Hagar operates through Olís 26 gas stations throughout the country, as well as 43 ÓB stations

Article
2022-01-03

Top five sustainability trends 2022

Sustainability is unquestionably one of the most important issues of our time. Pressure from stakeholders is almost tangible as the demand to become more sustainable rises. Organizations and institutions of all kinds must address sustainability if they are to survive and thrive.

News
2021-12-21

Kvika and Klappir establish a fund towards carbon neutrality

Banking firm Kvika, Kvika Asset Management and Klappir Green Solutions have signed a letter of intent for the establishment of a fund with the aim of accelerating Iceland's carbon neutrality.

News
2021-12-15

Klappir approved as a green company

International sustainability data, analytics and insights company ISS ESG has carried out an assessment on Klappir‘s operations, and confirmed their status as green. The assessment is based on the fact that over 90% of Klappir´s revenues originate from the company’s software – a sustainable platform and ecosystem that reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from companies, municipalities, and public institutions. Such activities are categorized as green in the recent EU Taxonomy, which is expected to be adopted in Iceland soon.

News
2021-12-02

The Golf Union of Iceland on its way to sustainability

The Golf Union of Iceland has made an agreement with Klappir to use the sustainability platform for the union's golf clubs. The agreement is part of the implementation of the United Nations Global Goals by the Golf Union of Iceland.

News
2021-11-26

Green Penguin receives the European Entrepreneurship Award

Iskraemeco's and Klappir's Green Penguin project received the first prize in the category of supporting the sustainable transition at the European Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony held at the European Commission's Annual Assembly for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Portorož.

News
2021-10-12

Birta Pension Fund joins the Klappir Digital Ecosystem

Birta Pension Fund has agreed with Klappir on the implementation of software to monitor the ESG performance of the fund's portfolio

Success Story
2021-08-24

Ölgerðin - a leading beverage manufacturer takes charge of its sustainable future

Ölgerðin is a progressive manufacturing company with a history dating back more than a century. Their products are household names throughout Iceland, and the company prides itself on providing excellent customer service and high-quality products.

Article
2021-06-02

Five important environmental decisions made by companies

In my 7+ years in the environmental industry I have worked with dozens of companies, many at very different places in their sustainability journey. During my time working with those companies I’ve noticed that there are similarities between the companies that are successful in implementing environmental tools, policies and a way of thinking. I’ve listed five of the most impactful decisions, in my opinion, that successful companies have all made.

Success Story
2021-04-22

Origo, a leading IT service company with a passion for sustainability

Origo is a leading Nordic IT service company that utilizes the ingenuity of its staff to help its customers to enhance their results, success and security. Origo has more than 50 years of experience in developing and operating IT systems and services both in Iceland and Sweden.

News
2020-11-24

Klappir and Iskraemeco win first prize in Climathon Ljubljana

Throughout history, cities have been a key driver of change and innovation. But today, they play one of the most important roles in the climate crisis battle, by adopting multiple solutions to mitigate the risks and achieve carbon neutrality.

Article
2020-11-05

Advancing to the cloud from a spreadsheet

The aviation industry has had a very difficult year. We all know why. What you may not know is that many airlines and airports have spent 2020 learning how to increase efficiencies and minimize waste in order to survive this draught. Improving the use of smart technologies like IoT, automation and cloud infrastructure are the keys to the future success of the aviation industry.

News
2020-10-09

University of Iceland in collaboration with Klappir Grænar Lausnir

The University of Iceland and the company Klappir Grænar Lausnir have decided to start collaborating in the field of teaching, research, and development of methodologies to assess the sustainable development of communities and organizations on the basis of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The collaboration is intended for the benefit of Icelandic society and its development towards sustainability.

Article
2020-05-16

7 Good Reasons to Engage in Environmental Management

At Klappir we help our clients to simplify their environmental management and reflect on the performance through environmental statements and ESG reports. The reasons more and more organisations are heading this way are manifold. Here are seven of the main gains we've witnessed from working closely with our customers.

Article
2019-11-12

GHG Protocol: Setting Organizational Boundaries

This is the second article in our series about on the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Corporate Standard and the methodology behind it.

Article
2019-09-23

Chat with Klappir: Falasteen Abu Libdeh

Falasteen Abu Libdeh works as a specialist at Eimskip and deals with the company's environmental issues, among other things. We recorded it in a short chat with Klappir and started by working on it according to whether Eimskip had set a clear environmental policy.

Article
2019-09-04

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Explained

Klappir’s approach to smart environmental management uses The Greenhouse Gas Protocol as a point of reference. Which, of course, sometimes leads our customers to ask: But what is the Greenhouse Gas Protocol? That’s a very good question. We decided to provide an answer once and for all in a series of articles on the topic. This is the first one. We hope you find it both useful and enjoyable.

Article
2019-08-09

Chat with Klappir: Jökull Sólberg

Jökull Sólberg has made a name for himself in the recent debate on transport and the environment. He has published articles, including on Stundin, and also maintains a powerful, weekly newsletter, Reykjavík Mobility, on micromobility.

News
2018-11-22

Announcing the Collaboration Between Klappir and ChartCo

Klappir Green Solutions and ChartCo signed a cooperative agreement yesterday. The two companies will work in close collaboration on offering international merchant shipping companies digital logbooks and various software solutions for collecting environmental data and ensuring legal compliance.