• People Moves 19 November: ING, EIB, CIX and more

    19 November 2021
  • Leonie Schreve leaves ING after 17 years

    19 November 2021
  • Are banks really going green, or just greenwashing? Part two

    29 October 2020

    With banks' sustainability commitments under fire, are science-based targets the answer, asks Christopher Marchant

  • ING launches sustainability-linked swap contract

    13 August 2019

    ING has structured an interest rate swap in which the payments by the client will be determined, in part, by an assessment of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievements.

  • Cofco signs $2.1bn sustainability loan in first for China

    17 July 2019

    Cofco International has agreed a $2.1 billion sustainability-linked loan with a consortium of 20 banks, in what is believed to be the first such deal by a China-based company.

  • Green and sustainability loans: the growth accelerates

    01 July 2019

    The green and sustainability-linked loan market grew exponentially last year. The next growth spurt could be driven by emerging markets, Michael Hurley writes

  • Banks eye opportunities in the circular economy

    21 December 2018

    Several recent initiatives suggest the financial sector is starting get to grips with the concept of a ‘circular economy’, says Graham Cooper

  • The green and sustainability loan market: ready for take-off

    20 July 2018

    Green and sustainability loans are the hot new trend in sustainable finance. Could they outgrow the booming green bond market, ask Nick Roumpis and Peter Cripps.

  • ING loan to Philips incentivises greater sustainability

    21 April 2017

    ING has led a group of banks in an innovative loan deal with Philips that links the interest paybable on the loan to the electroics giant's sustainability performance.

  • ING increases sustainable lending by 16.7%

    03 August 2016

    Dutch lender ING Bank has increased its sustainability lending for the first half of the year to €27 billion ($30 billion), an increase of 16.7% compared to the same period last year.