UN celebrates progress in gender equality and sets out the next steps
The United Nations headquarters has been dressed since last Monday with the bright colors of the costumes of hundreds of women and men from all over the world under one banner, that of equality. Until March 24, New York is hosting the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (the CSW61), despite the snowstorm that has hit the city over the last few days.
The president of the IDB reiterates its support for the BBVAMF in future projects
The president of the IDB, Luis Alberto Moreno, held a working meeting this morning in the head offices of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation in Madrid, accompanied by senior executives from the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC). At this encounter with the CEO, Javier Flores and the BBVAMF Board of Directors analyzed the joint project of both institutions and laid out the next steps in the collaboration agreement, begun ten years ago.
Francisco González visits small business owners supported by BBVA Microfinance Foundation in Soacha, epicenter of displaced Colombians
El presidente de BBVA ha mantenido un encuentro con clientes de Bancamía, la entidad de la Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA en Colombia.“Me emociona ver este tipo de iniciativas y cómo una fundación como la nuestra puede hacer muchas cosas en favor de la sociedad.”
Queen Letizia visits the BBVA Microfinance Foundation to learn about its activities
Francisco González, chairman of BBVA, presented Queen Letizia with the 2015 Social Impact Report, containing a summary of the Foundation’s activities in the seven Latin American countries in which it works to support vulnerable people and help them rise out of poverty. The BBVA Microfinance Foundation (FMBBVA) is a philanthropic initiative with a powerful social […]
People who fight to overcome their present situation and make their dreams come true by changing their own and their family’s future. This is the beginning of the report entitled “Stories of success against all odds” by Informe Semanal on the entrepreneurs served by the BBVA Microfinance Foundation, broadcast by TVE in April 2016, and which has just won a Silver Globe at the World Media Festival in Hamburg.
Roadmap toward the empowerment of women underway. Primary goals: employment and education
There was no time to waste in these two weeks of debates and conferences of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) at the United Nations headquarters. Aware that there is still a long way to go, the agenda was very intense. Priority issues were on the table, such as the importance of women occupying their rightful place in the changing labor market.
The Amigotchi program, one of the 10 most innovative social initiatives in 2016
Introducing Simón, the virtual character that trains employees in the BBVA Microfinance Foundation Group, and who has just been chosen as one of the 10 most innovative social initiatives in 2016 by the magazine Compromiso Empresarial.
“Philanthropy for development should be ethical and sustainable with measurable results”
The President of the Board of BBVA Microfinance Foundation, Claudio González-Vega, summarizes its Decalog about what philanthropy should be like for development in 2030, in his speech at the netFWD, organized by the OECD.
What are Productive Responsible Finance?
Productive Responsible Finance are the specialty of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation and the method it uses: this concept has been developed and modeled in the Foundation, as it is considered the most effective and sustainable way to provide financing in the fight against poverty.