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ING on trade finance, DLT & blockchain

January, 2019

'Trade Finance Global' spoke to ING's DLT program director Mariana Gomez de la Villa on distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and trade finance, evaluating some of the real world applications of blockchain in trade finance.

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ING introduces sustainable business loans with EcoVadis rating

January, 2019

ING introduces sustainable business loans for the broad group of non-listed companies. With these loans, the interest rate level increases or decreases with the achievement or not of sustainability criteria, which is assessed by the external rating agency EcoVadis.

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Blockchain to shake up mining and metals sector

January, 2019

ING teams up with IBM and MineHub on a new blockchain platform for mining and metals.

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ING completes live commercial paper transaction within R3 consortium

December, 2018

Enterprise software firm R3, together with partners Commerzbank, ING, Natixis, Rabobank, and RCI, successfully completed a live commercial paper transaction on the Euro Debt Solution application, built on R3’s blockchain platform, Corda.

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Is technology the climate saviour?

December, 2018

ING’s latest report ‘Technology, the climate saviour?’ suggests that technology could reduce energy-related CO2 emissions by 64% globally. This is close to the emissions reduction targets of 2050, but misses the Paris Agreement climate targets for 2030.

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Banks join ING in aligning loan portfolios to fight climate change

December, 2018

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered and Société Générale today announced they have joined ING in committing to measure the climate alignment of their lending portfolios, with the aim of steering them towards the well-below two-degree goal of the Paris Agreement.

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How ING achieved boardroom buy-in to launch its second green bond

November, 2018

ING this month began its second green bond transaction, launching a 12-year €1.5bn and seven-year €1.25bn green bond, just three years after unveiling its first green bond in what was then a fledgling market.

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“We understand payments – all payments”

November, 2018

ING is one of the first global banks to build a strategic partnership with a fintech, making it a frontrunner in the innovative and rapidly changing payments space. By working closely with Payvision, a global omnichannel payment provider, we can now respond even faster to the fast pace of online payments.

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Tax, Trump and Trade: how to halve the deficit

November, 2018

The US trade deficit is not all it seems and President Trump could claim a ‘big win’ should he choose to clamp down on companies’ tax optimisation activities.

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ING and HSBC a step closer to paper-free trade finance

November, 2018

ING and HSBC have run their second blockchain pilot using the Voltron platform to make trade finance transactions digital and more efficient. The deal, for Tricon Energy, is the second blockchain pilot the two banks have run together using the Voltron platform to digitise trade finance documents.

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ING goes a step further in blockchain data privacy

October, 2018

With the introduction of its zero-knowledge set membership (ZKSM) solution, ING’s blockchain team achieved another milestone in overcoming challenges related to privacy on distributed ledger technology.

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Banking on private finance to tackle the world’s water crisis

October, 2018

With global water resources under ever-increasing stress, a new report from WWF, ING and BCG calls for urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects, which will help improve water security, create financial value and enhance the health of the world’s river basins.

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ING awarded Benelux M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 2017

December, 2017

ING Corporate Finance was recognised as the best Benelux M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 2017 by Mergermarket.

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