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The potential of blockchain

Blockchain has great potential to be a disruptive force in the financial sector.

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ING: China’s New Silk Road will be the golden middle way

February, 2019

A new report from ING, ‘New Silk Road - The golden middle way’, highlights how the new railroad competitor opened under China’s Belt & Road Initiative could revolutionise transport routes between the East and West.

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ING wins IFR award for green bond of the year

February, 2019

ING has won the ‘Socially responsible investing bond of the year’ award by International Financing Review (IFR) for its second green bond issuance. The money raised will fund a green loan portfolio of new and existing loans related to renewable energy and green buildings.

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ING releases new blockchain breakthrough: Bulletproofs

February, 2019

ING’s blockchain team has announced its newest cryptographic blockchain development: Bulletproofs. The code is an extension to previous releases that aimed to improve data privacy within distributed ledgers: zero-knowledge range proof (ZKRP) and zero-knowledge set membership (ZKSM).

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ING posts a 2018 net result of €4,703 million

February, 2019

On 6 February, ING published its FY2018 results, including a 4Q18 net result of €1,273 million, reflecting continued business growth at resilient margins, higher net commission and fee income, and lower risk costs.

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BMG awarded for Best Multi-Currency Liquidity Solution in 2018 (TMI)

February, 2019

The stand-out characteristics of a Bank Mendes Gans (BMG) solution for Ingram Micro made it an indisputable winner of the Best Multi-Currency Liquidity Solution accolade in TMI’s Awards for Innovation & Excellence 2018.

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ING partners with Dutch government to fight water challenges

January, 2019

ING’s global lead for water projects, Ambika Jindal, has been appointed to lead the Dutch government’s Valuing Water Initiative programme for the coming three years.

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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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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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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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