By Roberto Ordóñez, Head of External Communications and CSR at BBVA Chile. According to a recent study, 94% of young people in Chile between 18 and 30 years of age believe that a stronger understanding of personal finances is essential to keeping… Continue reading According to young Chileans, financial literacy is essential for keeping a healthy bank account »
In the eleven years since we began preparing the Annual Corporate Responsibility Report in 2002, BBVA has allocated 668 million euros to social programs, in an increasing amount from 28 million euros in 2002 to 81 million euros in 2012. These investments… Continue reading BBVA has allocated around 670 million euros to social programs »
As a means of promoting financial education, in 2012 BBVA began providing support to the online platform AgentPiggy, which aims to teach children between 7 and 15 years of age how to use money.
For another year, BBVA is again launching the ‘Valores de Futuro‘ educational program to cover the 2012-2013 school year. This financial literacy program, within BBVA’s Corporate Responsibility and Reputation Strategic Plan, is aimed at elementary school children and those from the 1st,… Continue reading BBVA launches the fourth year of the ‘Valores de Futuro’ educational program »
‘Innovation Edge’ is the first corporate magazine designed originally for iPad and dedicated to innovation in the financial sector, being available free-of-charge from multiple platforms. The mission of the publication, published in collaboration by the BBVA team, its international innovation network and… Continue reading BBVA launches the first iPad magazine on banking innovation »
From this week, BBVA Colombia’s Financial Literacy program, «Adelante con tu futuro» (Forward with your future) will be visiting Bucaramanga through the mobile classroom training all those people from Bucaramanga in personal finances who are interested in acquiring skills in handling financial… Continue reading BBVA Colombia’s mobile classroom comes to Bucaramanga »
As part of the “Financial Literacy Month for SMEs” organized by BBVA Bancomer, two new workshops to support the SME segment have been incorporated into its offering: “SME business: Credit” workshop with the topics: Credit, Types of Credit for your business, Requirements… Continue reading BBVA Bancomer launches free workshops: Credit and Cash Flow to support micro-enterprises and SMEs »
On July 4th, BBVA Bancomer and the National Institute for Adult Education (INEA) reached an agreement on promoting financial literacy. BBVA Bancomer now includes workshops on saving and credit in the “Organizo mi bolsillo y las finanzas familiares” (“I organize my money and… Continue reading BBVA Bancomer and the INEA agree to promote financial literacy »
A total of 780,451 students at more than 3,800 Spanish schools took part in the BBVA Valores de futuro (Future values) educational program in 2011-2012. The project is aimed at students in elementary education and the 1st and 2nd years of high school education. The program aims to promote financial literacy at Spanish schools and instills values such as prudence, responsibility and solidarity.
Within the educational program «Valores de futuro» (Future values) BBVA has contributed 22,564 euros to 10 schools in Catalonia which have participated in the Ahorro para todos (Saving for All) project, an initiative that the Bank implemented for the first time last… Continue reading BBVA contributes 22,564 euros to 10 schools in its “Ahorro para todos” (Saving for all) workshop-project »