Water management

The importance of water is unquestioned. There is no life without water and trends such as global warming and an increasing world population put water at the forefront. On a positive note, solving water problems will provide many business opportunities in the foreseeable future. As a result, water is increasingly at the forefront of our clients' and our own minds.

ING's commitment to 'Let's Talk Water'

ING's commitment to 'Let's Talk Water'

15-11-2017 - At ING's client roundtable during the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW), the participants discussed the biggest constraints water actors face in meeting their water ambitions and the potential role ING can play in resolving them.

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ING part of UK’s first water sector green bond

ING part of UK’s first water sector green bond

28-8-2017 - ING was joint mandated lead arranger in the GBP250m bond for Anglian Water, the UK’s largest water company. Funds will be used to finance projects related to drought, resilience, energy efficiency, and water recycling.

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Overcoming the world’s water challenges together

Overcoming the world’s water challenges together

23-6-2017 - Seen from space, it looks like there’s water everywhere on earth - roughly 70% of our planet’s surface is covered by it. Yet the apparent abundance is a mirage. Just 2.5% is fresh and much is inaccessible, with well over half locked in glaciers and snowfields.

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Water is the biggest risk facing the planet

Water is the biggest risk facing the planet

11-7-2017 - The smart water tech market is burgeoning with innovators aiming to help companies insulate themselves from the risks connected to water scarcity.

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ING report: Circular economy solutions to water shortages

ING report: Circular economy solutions to water shortages

23-6-2017 - A recent report by ING, ‘Less is more: circular economy solutions to water shortages’, in partnership with Deltares institute, lays out a circular model for water usage.

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Too little, too much - The challenges of water

Too little, too much - The challenges of water

23-6-2017 - There is no life without water and trends such as global warming and an increasing world population put water at the forefront. On a positive note, solving water problems will provide many business opportunities in the foreseeable future.

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Oil of the 21st century

Oil of the 21st century

Water has famously been described as the ‘oil of the 21st century’ over concerns that the rapid growth in consumption of freshwater is unsustainable. The rise in global temperature and changing precipitation patterns will make the predictability and affordability of future supplies even more inexact.

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Deepwater innovation funded

Deepwater innovation funded

Exploration for oil and gas is taking industry players to the harshest frontiers of our globe, including deep sea waters, where pioneering technologies are allowing new fields to be brought into production. At the forefront of this challenge are companies like Sevan Drilling, specialised in the ultra deepwater segment.

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Tide of growth

Tide of growth

By developing and sharing its innovative treatment technologies with water supply companies around the world, PWN Technologies is building the foundations for its long-term success.

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Green Highland Hydro secures £51m debt facility

Green Highland Hydro secures £51m debt facility

In the Scottish Highlands, ING is financing a portfolio of 10 run-of-river hydro projects, producing clean electricity from river flows.

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ING at World Water Week 2017: Let's talk water

ING at World Water Week 2017: Let's talk water

Walking through the buzzing corridors of Stockholm’s City Conference Centre during World Water Week, water’s importance to life and business was impossible to ignore.

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Creating a sustainable future for water in Ajman

Creating a sustainable future for water in Ajman

Meeting the needs and expectations of a growing population in a part of the world with limited water resources requires innovation and foresight, according to ASPCL, a wastewater management company in Ajman, part of the United Arab Emirates.

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Water, a sector brimming with opportunity

Water, a sector brimming with opportunity

The irony of the water crisis is that we are battling predictions of too little and too much water at the same time. As global population grows, or should we say, exponentially grows, water scarcity is expected to grow with it.

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ING highlights water research at UN World Water Day

ING highlights water research at UN World Water Day

Did you know that water scarcity affects around 40 percent of the world’s population? Or that an estimated 663 million people lack ready access to improved sources of drinking water?

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