Life and Culture
Life and Culture
BBVA Compass, the Official Bank of the NBA, announced today that it is now a sponsor of the Cleveland Cavaliers in a deal that will broaden the bank’s exposure outside its Sunbelt footprint and allow it to tap into the team’s loyal fan base.
1 dollar a day is the threshold of extreme poverty, below which it is impossible for a person to survive. This was one of the main conclusions of the Australian economist, Martin Ravallion, who has won the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Development Cooperation category.
The BBVA Foundation has launched the call for its new Grants for Scientific Research Teams and Cultural Researchers and Creators, conceived to support the development of projects characterized by having an innovative spirit in areas such as ecology and Big Data, among others.
They say that reality is stranger than fiction and there is no doubt that the world economic situation since 2007 has exceeded what any of us could have imagined. Is there any better way to understand this than with the help of a few good movies about finance? Their number has multiplied over the last few years and some of them have made the shortlist for the Oscars. These are our six recommendations:
The registration process for taking part in the 2016 Acción Magistral (Teacher Action) Awards begins on February 23. These awards offer an incentive to teachers who want to go beyond their daily obligations and who strive to instill in their classrooms values as necessary as solidarity or respect for others.
London, Hong-Kong, Phoenix, San Francisco and Santiago de Chile are (in that order) the cities chosen for the third BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca Tour: a trip around the world. For 5 weeks, the Roca brothers and 40 members of staff from their restaurant will embark on a journey that will take them from Europe to the Asian continent and then across the Pacific to the U.S., then down the continent to the Chilean capital.
It is increasingly common to hear that the Spanish language is becoming impoverished as a result of the general lack of knowledge about our own lexical diversity. Fundéu BBVA, in partnership with Molino de Ideas, wanted to leave behind these preconceptions and conduct an in-depth study of the written press in Spain from 1914 to 2014 as part of its Aracne project. Its work will contribute to improve the use of Spanish and offer a full picture of how society changes through language.