|Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands, WALHI/Friends of the Earth Indonesia and SDI/Friends of the Earth Liberia and ING|
|Description||Specific instance submitted by a group of NGOs alleging a non-observance of the Guidelines by ING|
|Theme(s)||General policies, Human rights|
|Date||5 Jul 2019|
|Industry sector||Financial and insurance activities, Agriculture, forestry and fishing|
Read the initial statement issued by the Dutch NCP - 20 January 2020
On 5 July 2019, Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands, WALHI/Friends of the Earth Indonesia and SDI/Friends of the Earth Liberia submitted a specific instance to the Dutch NCP alleging that ING did not observe the OECD Guidelines as a result of its financing of companies in the palm oil sector.
On 20 January 2020, the Dutch NCP published its initial statement accepting the specific instance for further examination.
Both parties accepted the NCP's offer to engage in mediation.