Climate change and neo-ecology

Main Causes of Climate Change

Main Causes of Climate Change

Many factors contribute to the climatic deterioration of our planet, being the human being the main responsible for it through various industrial and domestic activities that he carries out on a daily basis. There are some actions you can take to reduce your ecological footprint, ranging from modifying some habits to investing in sustainable services and products.

Understanding the socially responsible investing

Understanding the socially responsible investing

It's no secret that socially responsible investing now occupies centre stage amongst investors and asset managers. How can we implement socially responsible investing processes?

World Environment Day

World Environment Day

5th June is World Environment Day. A day on which the United Nations reminds us of the need to protect the environment. This year the slogan is “Beat plastic pollution” along with “Remember, if you can’t reuse it, refuse it”.  At BBVA Switzerland, we have put this slogan into practice and introduced new office habits.

What are blue bonds?

What are blue bonds?

Today, most of the financial world knows what green bonds are, but it is still unknown what blue bonds are. So, what are blue bonds?

Sustainable financial investment: Plastic waste treatment

Sustainable financial investment: Plastic waste treatment

Sadly, plastic debris has become frequent in marine life, where plastic is found in the stomachs of cetaceans, birds, and fish

Sustainability, energy and commitment

Sustainability, energy and commitment

"Sustainable development" is a relatively new concept and was first defined in 1987, in the Brundtland Report. A report that recognised that social development was taking place at a very high cost to the environment.

BBVA adheres to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking

BBVA adheres to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking

BBVA joined in launching the Principles for Responsible Banking at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) global roundtable in Paris.

BBVA Microfinance promotes the development of Latin American women

BBVA Microfinance promotes the development of Latin American women

In its Social Performance Report, which it has just presented, the BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) describes its contribution to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, which recognise the importance of financial inclusion and microfinances for their achievement. The Foundation provides financial products and services to at-risk communities in Latin America, in particular to women, to promote their development. According to the World Bank, nearly one in every two does not have a bank account.

A world with clean energy

A world with clean energy

Different opinions exist regarding the causes of climate change: Some experts state that temperature increases are a normal part of the Earth’s cycle, whilst others interpret this phenomenon as man’s doing.