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Our latest thinking on issues that matter in business and finance. Dive into important topics like sustainability, innovation and our point of view on global financial trends.

ING is encouraging data centre efficiency

12 July 2022

In a world that is increasingly digital, data centres are critical infrastructure. And while digitalisation is helping to make many industries more sustainable, the underlying infrastructure should itself be more sustainable.

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23 September 2022

The Middle East: making strides in climate action

There is a growing sense of urgency to go green in the Middle East with Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia intent on ramping up sustainability efforts. Banks, like ING, can help.

12 September 2022

Concrete action to decarbonise the cement industry

Europe’s cement industry is committed to its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. Michele Monterosso, global lead of ING’s construction sector, shares some insights into how it can get there.

18 May 2022

Opinion: A reality check on Europe’s latest energy proposals

The European Commission has unveiled more details on its strategy to wean itself off Russian gas. Once again, ambitions are high. But the big question remains: can organisations and companies deliver amid a myriad of net-zero commitments? Our Senior Sector Economist, Gerben Hieminga, has his doubts.

17 May 2022

How to ease the pressure on supply chains

The Covid-19 pandemic, a series of extreme weather events in recent years, and now the war in Ukraine have revealed the weaknesses of global supply chains. But this in turn is creating an opportunity for companies to build resilience to future shocks.

Thorsten Mehltretter
08 June 2021

The automotive sector and sustainability

Each industry is different, but they're all dealing with climate change and sustainability. What’s happening in the automotive sector? Thorsten Mehltretter, global lead of ING’s automotive sector, gives his perspective.

02 June 2021

Is Covid-19 a barrier or a boost to sustainability?

Sustainability was already increasing in importance before Covid-19. But the nature of the pandemic has elevated its prominence further. While the origins of the virus remain unclear, human encroachment on the natural environment seems to have been a contributory cause.

Steel and climate change - things you might not know

25 November 2021

Each industry is different, but they're all dealing with climate change. What’s happening in steel? Erik van Doezum, ING’s steel lead, gives his perspective.

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18 May 2021

Shipping and sustainability

Each industry is different, but they're all dealing with climate change and sustainability. What’s happening in shipping? Stephen Fewster, global head of ING’s shipping sector, gives his perspective.

31 March 2021

Aviation and climate change

Each industry is different, but they're all dealing with climate change. What’s happening in the aviation sector and how is ING supporting the low-carbon transition? Hugo Kanters, global head of ING’s aviation finance sector, gives his perspective.

16 March 2021

Feeding the world with precision

How data-driven analytics is powering agribusiness for the big task ahead: reducing food insecurity while the population spikes.

01 February 2021

The future of energy

Long synonymous with oil and gas, the energy industry is on a mission to expand its focus and explore new technologies. Here’s a look at what’s ahead.

25 January 2021

Reform of interest rate benchmarks

Certain interest rate benchmarks including LIBOR, EURIBOR and EONIA are being or have recently been 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.

31 December 2020

Can project finance ride the hydrogen wave?

Hydrogen technology is experiencing a renewed wave of interest due to the decreasing costs of producing low- or zero-carbon hydrogen and expanded applications for hydrogen in the energy sector.