The global objectives of decent work, growth, responsible consumption and production are the priorities of ING, writes Radoslav Georgiev, Sustainable Group Adviser.
ING believes that one of the companies’ responsibilities is to prepare the society for periods of accelerated transformation caused by important topics, such as Artificial Intelligence and Climate Change. “If we want to live in a healthy, sustainable world, there is a role for us all – people, companies, governments and organizations.”
ING’s goal is to give people the opportunity to be one step ahead, both in their lives and in their businesses. “Climate change and the rapid transformation of technology influence our customers. For this reason, our initiatives focus on ways to build a low-carbon future for society. ”
“Globally, ING contributes directly and indirectly to sustainable development goals through customers and projects we finance. We are committed to contributing to a low-carbon society in the future, so our priority is to focus on sustainable development goals that promote both sustainable and inclusive growth as well as sustainable consumption and production. We work with other financial institutions, multinational companies and industry organizations to better understand our sustainable development goals and to assess where we can have the most impact.
Moreover, responsible consumption and production are part of our sustainable lending activities; we select companies whose activities take into account people, society and the environment. We believe these companies will have better performance and long-term impact. “