United Nations Global Compact. It envolves a commitment to uphold its principles concerning human rights, employment legislation, environmental protection and anti-corruption measures. BBVA has been a member of the executive commitee of the Global Compact´s Spanish Association(ASEPAM) since it was set up in 2004. A Progress Report has been drafted for this association in 2006.
Equator Principles. Their aim is to establish stringent environmental and social criteria for the financing of investment projects.
In addition to these agreements, BBVA publicly acknowledges its respect for the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights and for the International Labour Organisation’s basic employment legislation, which is explicitly set forth in the BBVA Group’s Code of Conduct.