Article - 12/04/2018

Excellence in Corporate Governance

Mannvit has received a recognition for Excellence in Corporate Governance for 2017-2018. The recognition was awarded by the Center for Corporate Governance on April 10th at the University of Iceland. Mr. Jón Már Halldórsson, Chairman of Mannvit, accepted the recognition along with fifteen other companies awarded this year. This recognition further strengthens one of the core values of Mannvit, which is trust.

The recognitions are awarded to encourage discussion and actions towards better corporate governance and to provide companies a formal evaluation of their actions towards better governance. The goal of the award is to increase the trustworthiness and transparency of corporate governance towards their shareholders and other stakeholders. The companies awarded have followed a guideline and undergone a special audit by KPMG. The guidelines are created by Nasdaq Iceland, the Iceland Chamber of Commerce and SA-Business Iceland (Organization for Icelandic businesses).

Other companies also receiving the recognition at the conference were; Advania Norden, Arion banki, EIK real estate, Isavia, Íslandsbanki, Íslandssjóðir, Landsbankinn, Marel, Reiknistofa bankanna, Reitir real estate, Stefnir, Tryggingamiðstöðin, Vátryggingafélag Íslands and Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson.