ING Wholesale Banking: Best Sustainable Banking Solutions – Bulgaria 2023


ING Wholesale Banking forms part of an international network with over 14,000 employees in more than 40 countries across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The group serves around 37 million customers, corporate clients and financial institutions worldwide and aims to become a catalyst in the sustainability transition.

Like its parent group, ING Wholesale Banking Bulgaria prefers to lead by example in terms of environmental responsibility, social equality and good corporate governance. The Bulgarian branch of ING has placed sustainability at the heart of operations over the past years. It has invested considerable resources to raise awareness about sustainability challenges and opportunities. It hosts forums, participates in workshops and converts employees into ambassadors for responsible banking and sustainable finance. It’s striving to achieve a net­ zero carbon footprint by 2050 and harness financing for the good of people and planet. ING Wholesale Banking Bulgaria offers sustainability-linked financings supporting clients in their transitions to a net zero world where interest rates are linked to their sustainability performance. . It supports clients’ sustainability transitions by pulling on deep cross-sector experience in energy, infrastructure, logistics, technology, telecoms, healthcare, real estate, food, agriculture and commodities. It designs solutions for the highest possible impact and inclusion. ING Wholesale Banking Bulgaria prioritises the protection of human rights and the wellbeing of its workforce. It offers structured finance solutions for sustainable development projects targeting renewable energies, circular economies, bio-chemicals and water management. ING Wholesale Banking earmarks sustainable investments for promising companies combatting climate change and resource scarcity.

The judging panel announces ING Wholesale Banking as the 2023 award winner for Best Sustainable Banking Solutions (Bulgaria).

Marina Kobakova, Country Manager ING Bank N.V. Bulgaria and Mr. Andrew Bester, ING Head of Wholesale Banking and Member of Management Board Banking.

Marina Kobakova Country Manager ING Bank N.V. Bulgaria & Mr Andrew Bester ING Head of Wholesale Banking and Member of Management Board Banking