Applaud Company’s Refusal to Finance Animal Cruelty

ING Paul Sableman

Target: Ralph Hamers, CEO of ING Group

Goal: Thank major financial company for removing funding from activities that hurt or kill animals.

Activities that harm or kill animals, such as cosmetic testing and animal fighting, will no longer be funded by global financial giant ING. This decision also includes testing on primates and endangered species, using endangered animals for commercial purposes, and the trade and production of fur products.

This is a huge step for ING which could lead to more financial service companies deciding to follow suit. Sign this letter to thank the company for their progressive thinking and positive changes.


Dear Mr. Hamers,

Your company, ING, has influence all over the globe. Recently, you announced that ING will no longer fund numerous activities that harm or kill animals. This includes cosmetic testing on animals, testing on primates and endangered species, using endangered animals for commercial purposes, bull fighting, and the trade of fur products.

This is great news and we hope that more companies will follow in your footsteps. Countless animals will now be spared unnecessary pain and death. Thank you for making this new policy and for being a forward thinker in the world of financial services.


[Your Name Here]

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  1. Kathy Khoshfahm says:

    Ralph – My heartfelt thanks for your decision to remove funding from activities that hurt or kill animals. Hopefully, others will follow your lead and show the world that crimes against the Animal Kingdom, who are citizens of this Earth, too, will no longer be tolerated. Good job ING Group!

  2. Diane Patry says:

    Whooo Hoo Thanks for not funding activities that harm animals

  3. David Lavery says:

    A decent company.

  4. Pat dupree says:

    Is there Amy way u could pm me or email me as to how u came about this decision .

    I am hoping to be able to put into words how to make good stewardship part of a humane world .

    How is it profitable , is it a choice based solely on conscience
    . a combination ? Please share

  5. Nancy Dunlap says:

    Thank you Mr. Hamers! I applaud you and your Company.

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