ING’s new office commended for sustainability

The office will soon be energy-neutral with the construction of a solar park, adding 3,600 more solar panels

The Dutch banking and financial services corporation ING, has had its newly opened corporate office in Amsterdam awarded with a 'nearly zero energy building' rating from the 'green building certification' BREEAM.

For nine categories of the certification, the 'Cedar' building, as the headquarters are called, received a total score of 93.7%, reaching 100% rate for energy, transportation and waste.

ING says it plans to make the office energy-neutral by building a solar park under an agreement with the energy company Vattenfall.

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