During 2012, companies that are part of LBG Spain (Abertis, Acciona, Agbar, BBVA, Banco Santander, Endesa, Ferrovial, Gas Natural Fenosa, Heineken Spain, Iberdrola, Inditex, Repsol and Telefonica) allocated 595 million euros to education, culture and development in Spain and Latin America.
By Eva Vázquez, Project Manager of Mejora Mutualista. Insecurity, vandalism, abandonment, desolation, repossessions, high delinquency rates and capacity of 100% or higher are among the eligibility criteria for homes financed by BBVA Bancomer to benefit from the «Mejora Mutualista» (Mutual Improvement) initiative.… Continue reading Recovering Dreams »
Unoe, the BBVA Group’s online bank, is sponsoring, for the third year running, the TEDxMadrid independent event, which will be held on September 15 at the Matadero de Madrid creative center. This year’s event will focus on the topic The Public Square.… Continue reading Unoe supports new ideas in TEDxMadrid »
In 1987 the “Our Common Future” report (The Brundtland Report) coined the term “Sustainable Development” to refer to development that meets present needs without compromising the needs of future generations. The concept of sustainability encompasses economic, social and environmental issues and has… Continue reading Reflections on ethical sustainability »
During 2011 the group of companies that make up the London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Spain, including BBVA, invested more than 547 million euro in educational, cultural and development projects in Spain and Latin America, among other regions. Investments from LBG Spain companies… Continue reading Community investment up 11% among LBG Spain companies »
As part of its Corporate Responsibility policies, BBVA Colombia has ratified its commitment to the social development of the Tolima Department and is directly involved in the construction of social housing and priority housing proposed by the local administration. BBVA Colombia donated… Continue reading BBVA Colombia contributes to housing solutions in Tolima »
The Corporate Sustainability Forum, organized last week under the umbrella of the Rio+20 summit, was attended by more than 2,500 people in a hundred sessions that debated on six major issues: energy and the climate; water and ecosystems; agriculture and food; social… Continue reading BBVA participates in Rio+20 »
The current United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as Rio+20, is a new attempt to lay the foundations for a prosperous, peaceful and sustainable world. The summit is being held 20 years after the first in Rio de Janeiro in… Continue reading Rio+20: an opportunity to include sustainable development into business strategy »
The BBVA Innovation Center and MIT Senseable City Lab have published a preliminary update on their joint research on use of information and data to create new urban services. The project consists of an in-depth analysis of economic activity in Spain during… Continue reading BBVA and MIT analysis of economic activity over Easter Week »
BBVA Chile has received the “Juntos Por un Chile Sin Pobreza” seal of approval, a government award that recognizes the BBVA Group’s commitment to eradicating poverty in that country through the programs “Niños Adelante” and “Emprendedores Sociales”.