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 WB profile

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.


On top of the blockchain

February, 2017

At the world’s biggest blockchain hackathon in the Netherlands last weekend, over 500 people from around the world showed what blockchains can potentially do.

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Brexit Update 16 Feb

February, 2017

There are early signs that the UK economy is losing its post-Brexit momentum. Inflation is racing towards our 3%+ end-2017 forecast. That appears to be starting to hit consumers.

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ING frontrunner in using SWIFT’s new Global payments innovation initiative

February, 2017

ING successfully completed the pilot phase of the ambitious SWIFT GPI initiative, enhancing the client experience by introducing tracking & tracing, increased cost transparency and predictability of international credit transfers.

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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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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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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 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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