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Innovators 2020 Awards (Global Finance)

ING awarded four times, including Most Innovative Bank in Western Europe

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ING awarded four times for Innovators 2020 Awards (Global Finance)

May, 2020

Global Finance magazine announced the winners of the Innovators 2020 Awards. ING was awarded four times, including Most Innovative Bank in Western Europe.

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IBOR transition - Frequently asked questions

April, 2020

ING Wholesale Banking made an overview of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for its clients of recent and upcoming developments regarding the transition of interest rate benchmarks.

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Higher fraud risk amid Covid-19

April, 2020

ING regards knowledge of fraud and sharing this information with clients as the first line of defence against fraud.

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Our response to the coronavirus

March, 2020

In light of the pandemic spread of the coronavirus we want to inform clients and other stakeholders about how we are responding to the coronavirus and its impact on our staff and our business.

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ING-founded blockchain trade finance platform launches in Singapore

January, 2020

In January, blockchain-based trade finance platform Contour, co-founded by ING Ventures, launched into the $18 trillion global trade finance market.

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Circular business models to enhance sustainability in infrastructure

January, 2020

ING and partners aim to enhance sustainability in infrastructure through exploring circular business models. More insights can be found in the report from the Business Models and Value Cases working group of the Open Learning Environment Circular Bridges and Viaducts in the Netherlands.

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ING named Best Trade Finance Provider in the Netherlands 2020 (Global Finance)

January, 2020

Global Finance magazine’s awards celebrate the best trade finance providers based on entries from banks and input from industry analysts, corporate executives and technology experts.

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Six ways to tackle the plastic puzzle in the food sector

December, 2019

Almost half (8.2 million tons) of the plastic used for packaging in Europe (20.5 million tons) is used to pack food, according to a new ING report: ‘Plastic packaging in the food sector - Six ways to tackle the plastic puzzle in the food sector’.

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ING investing in AI-driven compliance

November, 2019

ING’s ability to use technology to improve its approach to regulatory compliance was given a boost with the multi-million investment in US-based regulatory technology (regtech) company Ascent.

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ING innovation solves privacy-security trade-offs in blockchain transactions

October, 2019

On 23 October, ING’s distributed ledger technology (DLT) team introduced its zero knowledge proof notary service, a blockchain breakthrough that improves the privacy and security of transactions on Corda, an open source blockchain platform. The service evaluates the validity of a transaction without revealing anything about it, except that it’s valid.

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MineHub launches mining and metals technology platform

October, 2019

The technology platform set to shake up the mining and metals sector, MineHub, announced that its blockchain-based platform is now live and available to industry participants. MineHub, an ING partner since January 2019, makes the entire supply chain more secure, transparent and efficient.

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ING and 30 other banks commit to climate action

September, 2019

On 22 September, 130 banks from around the world signed the Principles for Responsible Banking at the UN’s Climate Action Summit New York. One day later, ING and 30 other banks took it even a step further and signed the Collective Commitment to Climate Action.

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ING participates in first trade finance API

September, 2019

ING is one of the first two banks to test an API (application programming interface) that allows clients to see the status of their bank guarantees in real time on their own banking platform.

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Reform of interest rate benchmarks

December, 2019

Certain interest rate benchmarks like EONIA, EURIBOR and LIBOR are being reformed. If any of your financial products or internal processes refer to these rates or other interest rate benchmarks, the following information is relevant for you.

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ING provides world’s first sustainability improvement derivative to SBM Offshore

August, 2019

ING has introduced the world’s first sustainability improvement derivative (SID), a derivative with a credit spread that is linked to sustainability performance. The SID is being provided to SBM Offshore in connection with its US$1 billion, five-year revolving credit facility.

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ING part of blockchain-based Forcefield

May, 2019

ING joins blockchain-based platform Forcefield to make post-trade commodity transaction processing cheaper, safer, and more efficient.

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ING's AI tool Katana named Innovator 2019 (Global Finance)

May, 2019

Now in its seventh year, The Innovators is an annual award of Global Finance magazine, honouring top innovations in areas such as payments, trade finance, cash management and islamic finance. Katana was recognised in the corporate finance category.

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Voltron trial sees major development of blockchain trade application

May, 2019

The Voltron initiative, built on R3’s Corda blockchain platform, has completed global trials which saw over 50 banks, including ING, and corporates participate in the simulation of multiple digital Letter of Credit transactions across 27 countries on six continents.

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