Submitted by ING
Atlanta, GA - June 26, 2009 - The ING Foundation, the charitable giving arm of financial services leader ING in the U.S., announces the release of the online version of its 2008 Annual Report of Corporate Responsibility. The report is available at http://www.ing-usa.com/us/stellent2/groups/corporate/documents/companylobinformation/5080198.pdf (PDF, 2.5 mb) and covers ING's corporate citizenship activities from January 2008 to December 2008.
The report highlights the ING Foundation's corporate responsibility philosophy, primary areas of focus, review of employee volunteerism and charitable giving, and environmental sustainability. "At ING, we are committed to improving the quality of life in the communities where ING operates and our employees and customers live," said Rhonda Mims, president of the ING Foundation and senior vice president, Office of Corporate Responsibility and Multicultural Affairs. "Our corporate citizenship philosophy is far broader than merely writing checks. We believe in empowering people and helping to make life easier by positively impacting the personal lives of people in the community."
Highlights from the 2008 report include:
In the U.S., the ING (NYSE: ING) family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which includes life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves over 29 million customers across the nation.
ING's diversity management philosophy and commitment to workforce diversity, diversity marketing, corporate citizenship and supplier diversity fosters an inclusive environment for employees that supports a distinctive product and service experience for the financial services consumer.
For more information, visit www.ing.com/us.
About the ING Foundation
The ING Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life in the communities where ING operates and its employees and customers live. Through charitable giving and employee volunteerism, the foundation focuses on sustainable programs in the areas of financial literacy, children's education and diversity.
For more information, visit www.ing-usafoundation.com.
ING U.S. constitutes the U.S.-based retirement, investment management and life insurance operations of Netherlands-based ING Groep N.V. (NYSE: ING). In the U.S., the ING family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, including retirement plans, IRA rollovers and transfers, stable value, institutional investment management, mutual funds, alternative investments, life insurance, employee benefits, fixed and indexed annuities and financial planning. ING U.S. holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves approximately 13 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit http://ing.us.
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