进取向前,让一切成为可能

在今天极其复杂且动荡不定的全球商业格局中,成功应对变化比以往任何时间都显得更为重要。当新冠疫情已经颠覆了全球议题的优先次序,我们应对气候变化的工作丝毫不能松懈。这段时期给予了我们前所未有的机遇,一起按下重启键,携手打造一个更美好、更具毅力的世界。在ING,我们相信前进的可能依旧然存在,也相信那些以负责任的方式追求进步的人们。我们支持革新者 —— 那些启发、领导并提倡全球可持续发展的人和企业。作为一家银行,我们扮演重要的角色,通过融资推动变革,并利用我们的专长和行业知识来助您实现目标。我们为您提供个性化、简便和智能的解决方案,然后放手让您创你所想。

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实践抱负的人

革新者总是不忘初心,心系更远大的志向。他们将个人利益置之度外,并相信前进的可能依旧然存在。以下故事结集展现了他们通过协作和创新思维打造面向未来世界的使命。

Jan Kempers: one green bottle at a time

HEINEKEN has just announced that 100% of its beer sold in the Netherlands has been brewed using green energy. Here, Jan Kempers, Program Manager Sustainable Development at HEINEKEN Netherlands Supply, explains how the world’s most international brewer is decarbonising its supply chain.

Rafał Brzoska: a changemaker delivers

Logistics operator InPost has revolutionised the Polish parcel delivery market with its automated parcel lockers. Now, CEO and founder Rafał Brzoska is planning rapid expansion in European markets as sustainability tops the agenda and Covid-19 increases demand for automated logistics.

Bart-Willem ten Cate: why we need biofuels on the road to 2030 climate targets

Bart-Willem ten Cate, Low-Carbon Strategist at FinCo Fuel Group BV, has been advocating for sustainability measures in transport for almost two decades. He believes “sustainability is becoming a licence to operate”, and tells us why low-carbon fuels have to be part of the energy transition – and how young people are key to success.

Kaitlin Crouch: the right person in the right place at the right time

Kaitlin Crouch is Climate Lead at ING and the lead editor of ING’s Terra report, which was launched in 2019 followed by a second report in October 2020. Her work is about establishing what the Paris Agreement means for individual companies and how financial institutions can support them and help them to cut through the noise.

Jan Klerken: ahead of his time: a changemaker on a mission to clean up food

Jan Klerken, founder of Scelta Mushrooms, may have retired after close to 50 years in the business, but he says he won’t rest until the food industry is “100% clean”. Here, he explains how he turned the company around in pursuit of sustainability, and we hear how mushrooms are the unlikely stars of the circular economy.

Explore more changemaker stories

Read how Badar Khan, CEO of National Grid, is determined to be part of the solution on climate issues and how the founder of Olmix is on a mission to develop sustainable food additives.

变革行业洞察

企业不断面临新的挑战。无论是应对新科技,还是预见新的发展趋势,企业的应变能力每天都在经受考验。为了跟紧科技快速发展的节奏,各行各业的公司都需要现在就做出投资部署,并将其对环境和社会带来的影响纳入考虑,使其商业模式更具面对挑战的能力。我们的行业系列深入探讨新科技在食品与农业、能源、交通运输和物流等行业进行可持续商业模式转型过程中所发挥的作用。

Smart shipping in uncertain times

Consider the race to get Covid-19 vaccines to the public: one of the biggest obstacles could be transportation. If the transport and logistics sector scales up the internet of things (IoT), sensors, and blockchain, it could dramatically reduce time-loss in the transport of critical items – during the pandemic and beyond.

Appetite for change: How meat and dairy alternatives are moving from niche to normal

The global meat and dairy industry contributes 60% of agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions and in 2018 we consumed 385 million tonnes of meat worldwide, accounting for at least 1.7 gigatons of CO2 emissions, 380 million hectares of land and consumption of 87 billion square meters of water. That is a huge environmental impact – from just meat and dairy.

Can the circular economy help packaging make a comeback?

Plastic waste is a growing predicament. In a recent ING International Survey, 34% of Europeans said that plastic waste was the biggest environmental problem – ahead of climate change. As consumer pressure mounts, government, the packaging industry and consumer brands are working to solve the plastic packaging problem.

Electric blues: How can we jump-start electric vehicles?

A global shift to clean energy needs more of us to drive electric vehicles (EVs). But that is not likely to happen until we know we can rely on the seamless functioning of different parts of a complex ecosystem.

ZES: a zero-emission service cleans up inland shipping

An unlikely collaboration is addressing the problem of how to reduce emissions in the supply chain: battery-powered barges. In June 2020, Zero Emission Services began to offer an alternative to diesel-fuelled shipping on Dutch inland waterways by deploying electric barges running on modular batteries.

Explore more sector insights

Learn how agriculture is battling climate change, what is driving the energy transition and how automation and shifts in supply-chain management affect multiple industries.

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Financing change in the world

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Innovation at ING

Covid-19 is forcing us to make decisions faster and prioritise sustainability and innovation to make supply chains and business models more efficient and resilient. Our Post-Covid-19 insights provide inspiration and guidance to prepare for the coming period.

Post-Covid-19 insights
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