ING: Banks working together have a stronger voice on environmental issues

Dutch bank ING is involved in several initiatives aimed at making the shipping sector more sustainable. "We expect more from our customers today," says Stephen Fewster, global head of shipping at ING.

ING's Stephen Fewster

European shipping banks are increasingly working together to encourage the shipping sector to adopt a more environmentally responsible position with regard to ship re-cycling, emissions and waste management. One example of this concerns the guidelines for Responsible Ship Recycling Standards that Dutch banks were the main supporters of in 2017.

More recently, earlier this year ING signed a partnership agreement with the European Investment Bank for a EUR 300 million loan fund to finance green investments in shipping.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

Evli's new fund aims for EUR 300m portfolio

Finland's net rental yield is at an attractive level even by international standards, and international investors have noticed this over the past five years, says Tero Tuominen, who heads the Evli Residential II fund.

Further reading

Latest news


Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch