Grensmaas paves the way for safety and nature

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In 2016 ING, which was involved in the Grensmaas project from the start, facilitated three new green loans through ING Groenbank.

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Jumbo deals with dynamics in the retail market

Jumbo deals with dynamics in the retail market

Family-run supermarket chain Jumbo managed to grow despite adverse market conditions during and after the financial crisis by means of bold acquisitions. A radical customer-oriented philosophy and space for entrepreneurship provide the basis for this success.

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Piaggio: a swift ride to sustainability

Piaggio: a swift ride to sustainability

Piaggio is one of Italy’s best known companies: great design is in its DNA. When the company decided to enter a new market – electric bicycles – it was essential that Piaggio produce an innovative product that stayed true to its brand.

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Ter Beke: meeting changes in local flavour

Ter Beke, a Belgian fresh food group with operations across Western Europe, has taken its boldest step yet. It has opened a greenfield production site in southern Poland as part of its new joint venture, Pasta Food Company, that will market its products in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Torre Espacio: financing a sustainable landmark

Torre Espacio: financing a sustainable landmark

Torre Espacio is an iconic building in Madrid with world-leading design and environmental credentials. When it came to refinancing his acquisition, Andrew Tan, majority owner of the Philippines-listed AGI Group, chose to work with a bank that prioritises sustainability.

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Wessanen reaps benefits of bold strategy change

Wessanen reaps benefits of bold strategy change

Healthy and sustainable food is the subject of much discussion. No one can deny that we should eat more healthily: less meat, less sugar and more fruit and vegetables. A quarter of a century after its establishment, food company Wessanen took the radical decision to focus its activities exclusively on sustainable, healthy food in Europe.

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TomTom makes a U-turn where necessary

TomTom makes a U-turn where necessary

TomTom hasn’t been afraid of changing direction. Its business initiatives continue to be driven by a culture of flexible entrepreneurialism.

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Renewi turns waste into opportunity

Renewi turns waste into opportunity

International waste management company Renewi is globally pioneering a bold new vision on waste processing.

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Albert Heijn makes life simpler for consumers

Albert Heijn makes life simpler for consumers

How we shop is undergoing rapid change but Albert Heijn, the largest retailer in the Netherlands and a successful challenger in Belgium, believes its core retail proposition and ability to change will position it for a healthy future.

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euNetworks: bandwidth changes everything

euNetworks: bandwidth changes everything

In the hyper-competitive European bandwidth market, euNetworks is distinguished from its competitors, not just by its geographical, network and product capabilities, but by the honesty, focus and clarity with which it markets its solutions and delivers services to customers.

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SugarCreek: delivering culinary innovation

Watch the story of how ING is helping a family run business started in 1966, break new ground by bringing high-end culinary practices to a mass market in the U.S. for the first time.

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Gate terminal

Gate terminal

The scale and ambition of Gate terminal, an LNG terminal with an initial throughput capacity of 12 billion m3 a year, is impressive. Its impact on Europe’s environment may prove to be equally profound.

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Back to black

Back to black

Black Bear’s tyre-to-carbon black technology is a circular economy game changer. It could transform an industry that most of us don’t know exists, but which is a major source of CO2.

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SCF: Making energy shipping greener

SCF: Making energy shipping greener

Russia’s SCF is one of the world’s largest shipping companies. Its drive to enhance economic sustainability by moving into higher margin businesses is matched by a commitment to ecological sustainability, which was recently bolstered by the launch of the world’s first LNG-fuelled large-capacity oil tankers.

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