ING partners with Dutch government to fight water challenges

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.

The announcement was made today at the World Economic forum in Davos by ING’s head of Wholesale Banking Isabel Fernandez. The project, advocated by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, aims to guide investments for sustainable water use and inspire innovation in water management policies across countries and sectors.

In this collaboration with the government, ING will use its network and financial expertise to help develop sustainable solutions for water challenges.


Other related information:

- Read our article and report Seizing the Water Opportunity, a joint effort with WWF and BCG, which reinforces the urgent need for collaboration between corporates, financiers, governments and NGOs.

- Read about ING's role in the South East Water’s Sustainable Finance Framework. ING was appointed as Green Structuring Advisor for South East Water, a UK water utility which is a long standing client of ING and supplies drinking water to 2.2 million customers in the south east of England. In this role, we have structured a Sustainable Finance Framework for the client, which they are expected to use for different kinds of green issuances like green loans and green USPPs.

- Read more about United Nations' High Level Panel on Water