Humans at the heart of technological change

Artificial intelligence and other innovations are disrupting society, companies and people’s lives. This edition of The View explains why human ingenuity and interaction will remain at the heart of successful companies and economies.

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Focus on our clients

Clients are at the heart of ING’s business. We have developed case studies to highlight how our unique collaborative approach results in partnerships with long-term benefits.

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Blockchain ins and outs

Blockchain has great potential to be a disruptive force in the financial sector - from payments to settlements to smart contracts and e-identity.

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Trends in payments

"2017 will see an acceleration in the pace of innovation, particularly in the banking sector, where collaboration, digitalisation and a services-centric approach will continue to drive change throughout the industry."

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ING Wholesale Banking meets your international needs with a local presence in 40 countries. Our global franchises serve a wide range of organisations, including corporates, multinational corporations, financial institutions, governments and supranational bodies.


Brexit Update 18 January

January, 2017

UK's PM May's aim of “gaining the greatest possible access” to Europe’s single market without being a member may seem like wishful thinking to many. Read our latest Brexit Update.

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ING's Davos to-do list

January, 2017

The weather may be freezing, but the energy is electric at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week

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ING world’s fifth most sustainable corporation

January, 2017

ING is fifth in the 2017 list of world’s 100 most sustainable corporations. The ranking is done by Corporate Knights, the world’s largest magazine focused on sustainability and responsible business.

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Have the markets got it wrong on US growth?

January, 2017

A Trump presidency is set to lift both growth and inflation in the States, but what if those predictions are wrong? That’s just one of the questions our economists are answering ahead of what’s likely to be a tumultuous year.

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€ 50,000 for best prototypes at Dutch Blockchain Hackathon

January, 2017

On 10, 11 and 12 February, the Netherlands will be the epicentre of the latest internet technology - blockchain - at the Dutch Blockchain Hackathon 2017, one of Europe's largest and most challenging hackathons.

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What the global economy is facing in a new, uncertain world

January, 2017

The financial markets are banking on ‘peak populism’ this year, according to ING’s economists and strategists. Take a look at our assessment of the global economy, as we begin 2017, to understand better what the world is up against.

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The hot topics that will dominate 2017

January, 2017

From Trump to the euro, from China to Europe, what are the hot topics for ING’s analysts and economists in 2017?

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ING named Global Bank of the Year by The Banker

December, 2016

ING has been awarded as the best bank in the world. This year, ING even won a total of four awards at ‘The Banker’s’ Best Bank Awards 2016. Besides Global Bank of the Year, ING was named Best Bank of the year 2016 in the Netherlands, in Belgium, and in Western Europe.

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ING Benelux M&A Advisor of the Year 2016 (Mergermarket)

December, 2016

In the run-up to the M&A awards in the Netherlands, ING has already received international recognition for its role as an M&A advisor, winning the Benelux M&A Advisor of the Year 2016 at the Mergermarket European M&A Awards in London.

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Have markets become too excited about Trump?

December, 2016

Are the markets over-reacting to the prospects of Donald Trump taking over the US presidency in January? That’s just one of the answers we’ve got to this month’s big economic questions.

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ING finalist for CNBC Award for Circular Economy Investor

December, 2016

‘The Circulars’ has listed ING as a finalist for the CNBC Award for Circular Economy Investor, as ING is going beyond traditional banking and taking steps to apply circular economy principles to business and investigating how to translate them into viable customer solutions.

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ING Bank and Global Initiatives launch Sustainable Finance Collective Asia

November, 2016

Collective brings together funding partners ING Bank, Credit Suisse, FMO and the UNDP-UN Social Impact Fund to finance sustainability projects in Asia.

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ING introduces cross-border Virtual Cash Management

August, 2016

ING Wholesale Banking has launched Virtual Cash Management (VCM), a comprehensive digital cash management solution for corporates. VCM is designed to help treasury functions reach a next level of optimisation by facilitating centralised cash management with high cash visibility, access and control.

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ING’s green bond receives high ranking and awards

May, 2016

ING was awarded as ‘Biggest issuer’ and for ‘Bond of the year’ at Environmental Finance’s Green Bond Awards, a recognition of the bank’s role as leader in the sector and of its pioneering effort in raising awareness for green bonds. The award for ‘corporate bond of the year’ went to leading European electricity transmission system operator TenneT, for which ING was advisor and underwriter.

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Preparing for PSD2

April, 2016

In the whitepaper ‘Preparing for PSD2’, developed by Finextra and CA Technologies, the implications of the European Commission’s revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) are discussed. The aims are clear. It is designed to enhance consumer protection and convenience, improve the security of payment services and promote innovation and competition.

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