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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.


  • In Sustainalytics’ view, ING’s management of ESG material risk is ‘Strong’ – December 2023.
  • ING's ESG rating by MSCI was reconfirmed by MSCI as 'AA' in July 2023 for the fourth year.
  • ING’s shares are included in the sustainability indices of Euronext, STOXX, FTSE Russell and Morningstar.


Sustainalytics is a leading provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data providing analytical insights into companies' sustainability practices to institutional investors and companies. As of December 2023, in Sustainalytics’ view, ING’s management of ESG material risk is ‘Strong’. Notably, our ESG risk rating score has decreased to 20.9. ING is also listed in the 21st percentile of 339 listed and non-listed global banks.


ING's ESG rating was reconfirmed by MSCI as 'AA' in July 2023 for the fourth 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:






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