ING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services through its operating company ING Bank. ING Bank’s purpose is to enable people to stay one step ahead in life and business. ING Bank’s 55,000+ employees offer retail and wholesale banking services to clients in over 40 countries.
The ING Group shares are listed on the Amsterdam (INGA NA, INGA.AS), Brussels and New York Stock Exchanges (ADR: ING US, ING.N).
Sustainability is an integral part of ING’s strategy, evidenced by ING’s leadership position in the industry benchmarks of Sustainalytics and MSCI and our CDP “A-list” rating. ING Group shares are included in the leading sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexed products of leading suppliers STOXX, Morningstar and FTSE Russell.
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