A-Train AB drives sustainable success

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Swedish rail link owner and operator A-Train AB continues to fulfil its mission to support the sustainable growth of Sweden’s largest airport, following a SEK1.28 billion debt refinancing package by a club of banks including ING.

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AGC: A clear view of a bright future

AGC: A clear view of a bright future

AGC Glass Europe is at the forefront of innovation in the glass industry thanks to a smart organisational model that encourages a start-up mindset. The company expects its banks to keep up with its evolving business strategy and deliver consistently excellent service and support.

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AR Metallizing has been thriving, thanks to innovation

AR Metallizing has been thriving, thanks to innovation

Metallized packaging and applications producer AR Metallizing has been driving consumer engagement for over 40 years. Their reputation for enabling brands to stand out from the crowd with a premium look is second to none and development of new materials using new technologies has led to some amazing innovations.

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Grensmaas paves the way for safety and nature

Grensmaas paves the way for safety and nature

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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TenneT’s sustainable funding for growth

TenneT’s sustainable funding for growth

A €1 billion inaugural dual-tranche Green Bond issue by European transmission system operator TenneT has enabled the company to meet the growing pace of demand for energy, while supporting the sustainable energy policy objectives of its markets.

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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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Tiense Suiker: fostering excellence to enable change

Tiense Suiker: fostering excellence to enable change

In 2017, the sugar market will undergo drastic changes brought about by the dismantling of the EU quotas for sugar production. How does a major player in the sector, like the Belgian Tiense Suikerraffinaderij, prepare for such an upheaval?

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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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Van Scherpenzeel: a new player in the circular economy

Van Scherpenzeel: a new player in the circular economy

Virtually all waste can be given a new life as raw material. Ruud Sondag is convinced of it. Together with fellow shareholders Kick Scholten, Egbert Vennik and ING Corporate Investments, his ambitions for Van Scherpenzeel Group are high. He wants to make this company THE connecting link in the circular economy. "We invest in the interchanges".

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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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