What do independent experts say about sustainability and ING?
Our policies and actions are assessed by independent research and ratings providers, which give updates on them annually.
- ING rated ‘strong’ for ESG by S&P Global Ratings in June 2022.
- In Sustainalytics’ view, ING’s management of ESG material risk is ‘Strong’ – August 2022.
- ING's ESG rating by MSCI was reconfirmed by MSCI as 'AA' in September 2022 for the third year.
- ING’s shares are included in the sustainability indices of Euronext, STOXX, FTSE Russell and Morningstar.
S&P Global Ratings
ING’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices have been rated ‘strong’ by credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings in June 2022.
“ING is among the strongest players in the banking industry in terms of its ability to leverage its role as financier to influence society's transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon economy,” according to the report.
The rating offers a long-term opinion on how ready a company is for disruptive ESG risks and opportunities. S&P Global Ratings extended its coverage to include banks and insurers in July 2020 and ING was the first bank to be evaluated.
Sustainalytics provides analytical environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings and data to institutional investors and companies. As of August 2022, in Sustainalytics’ view, ING’s management of ESG material risk is ‘Strong’. ING is also listed in the 22nd percentile of 406 listed and non-listed global banks.
ING's ESG rating was reconfirmed by MSCI as 'AA' in September 2022 for the third year. MSCI is an investment research firm that provides indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics to institutional investors.
ING is a 'leader' among the 190 global banks rated by MSCI. The rating underscores ING's sound corporate governance, as well as our strengths in human capital development, privacy and data security and financing environmental impact.
Sustainability Index Products
ING is regularly included in ESG and sustainability-focused indices. Here are some examples: