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Research and reports

Uncover new insights based on ING’s research. Discover developments in-depth across sectors and geographies.

Big swings in 2023, but global sustainable finance remains in rude health

09 August 2023

Sustainable finance has seen some remarkable trends so far in 2023. We think there are many reasons to be more upbeat about the months ahead, including a bounce in US issuance.

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27 September 2023

Concerns rise over surging oil prices for central banks

Surging oil prices are adding another layer of complexity to the ECB's balancing act between inflation, the impact of rate hikes, and a slowing economy, our team explains

20 September 2023

Listen: Spotlight turns to rate cuts as global growth dims

Highlights from our latest live webinar on the outlook for the global economy, monetary policy and financial markets

31 August 2023

Inflation’s second wave: Are we really watching a 70s rerun?

Another wave of global inflation is far from inevitable. But there are good reasons to think inflation will be structurally higher and more volatile over the next decade than the last

17 August 2023

One year on: US Inflation Reduction Act and the clean energy industry

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has spurred massive investment announcements in clean energy. The IRA is also responsible for many of the profound changes up ahead for the US energy industry, but it isn't a one-stop shop. One year on, we want to examine whether changes are in fact happening – and whether they're going far enough

19 July 2023

Hydrogen sparks change for the future of green steel production

Steel might exist as a crucial part of many modern societies, but it's also a major source of CO2 emissions. On the path towards reaching net zero goals, both carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen could provide new opportunities for 'greening' the production process

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More accidents on the road to recovery for the eurozone economy

19 April 2022

The eurozone economy is languishing and each country faces unique challenges that will make the road to recovery a hazardous one. But there are some signs of hope, as we explain in our latest update.

Catch up on our Eurozone Country Update here
02 November 2022

ING publishes 2022 climate report

No time to read the full 101-page 2022 Climate Report? Don’t worry. The main message is that we’re making progress, but we’re not perfect. As our CEO Steven van Rijswijk said: “We’re proud of the steps we’re taking, and the transparency with which we share the progress towards our targets. But none of us can do this alone. We all have a part to play, and we can all do much more. Let’s do it together, before it’s too late.”

19 April 2022

Glass fibre: super highways to digital inclusivity

The pandemic reinforced the importance of digital connectivity. Higher upload speeds in particular are necessary for streaming data-heavy services such as video meetings. This is where glass fibre really comes into its own.

04 October 2021

Dutch companies are investing in growth

An ING survey has revealed the post-pandemic strategic priorities of 77 of the biggest Dutch companies. And at the top of their list are digitalisation and sustainability.

12 October 2020

Energy transition scenarios: Covid-19 effect on global warming short-lived

Technology will not be the constraining factor to phase out fossil fuel use and to achieve the Paris Agreement goals, but the world is far from utilising its full potential. While Covid-19 saw the strongest drop in history on fossil fuel demand, if left unchanged, a failure to meet the Paris Agreement goals is likely. This leaves corporate decision makers in the dark; should they invest in mitigation or adaptation strategies?