Richard Reporting - Sustainable Finance Desk one year on

In ‘Richard Reporting’, Head of Sustainable Banking Richard Kooloos visits a range of colleagues to find out what they’re achieving in the sustainable arena. His interviewees this time are Hein Brekelmans and Julia van Boven at the Sustainable Finance Desk.

Sustainable companies and projects are increasingly springing up all over the Netherlands. Often, these need money to grow. Standard approaches don’t always work to secure appropriate funding because of the innovative nature of the project or business – it takes specialist knowledge of sustainability and risk management. That’s why ABN AMRO launched its Sustainable Finance Desk about a year ago. How are those sustainable deal closings coming along?

Read more about our Sustainable Finance Desk (Dutch only).