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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.

How and why to accept credit cards: a complete guide for merchants

23 August 2023

In this article, you'll find the differences between credit and debit card acceptance, the benefits of offering multiple in-shop payment options, pricing comparison between credit card and debit card acceptance, and how to add credit card acceptance in your shop.

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23 February 2023

Boosting ESG in the supply chain: the role of sustainable trade instruments

Not only are companies looking for new ways to make their supply chains more resilient in the face of macroeconomic headwinds, they are also seeking to make them more sustainable. As ESG becomes a major factor in this space, it is important to be aware of the growing range of tools available to treasurers to help support sustainability.

21 February 2023

From buzzwords to reality: the road to a centralised and digitalised treasury

The role of treasury is continuously changing. Treasurers are expected to be business partners within companies and to deliver data that can be used for strategic decision-making. But they also face pressure to work more efficiently and to improve their performance – with fewer resources available.

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 July 2022

ING is encouraging data centre efficiency

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.

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.

25 November 2021

Steel and climate change - things you might not know

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.

Shipping and sustainability

18 May 2021

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.

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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.

18 December 2020

Gerard Backx: seeding a sustainable potato business

Potato seed provider HZPC is looking at how to embed more sustainability in its supply chain.