In 2018, BBVA continued the exciting transformation journey it began more than 10 years ago. The goal was none other than preparing for the changes brought about by the digital revolution and improving people’s lives through technology. 2018 was also an important year in the fight against climate change and environmental protection through sustainable financing.
Biometrics, artificial intelligence, blockchain. These are some of the technologies that the bank is already employing to change the way it engages with its customers, offer new experiences and streamline processes. The adoption of technology and collaboration with the fintech ecosystem put BBVA at the forefront of the transformation. This is no longer a vision for the future, rather the implementation of existing projects with tangible results.Read: '2018: A year of achievements in BBVA's transformation'
The technological revolution of finance
The emergence of new digital products that help people manage their everyday lives and make better decisions picked up steam in 2018. Move the mouse over the dots to read more about the products.
The sustainable revolution of finance
BBVA has emerged as a global trailblazer and a leader in the industry thanks to its quest for future oriented finance. The bank recently announced one of the most ambitious commitments in sustainability: mobilizing €100 billion through 2025 to fight against climate change and promote sustainable development. This pioneering “Pledge 2025” will help to attain the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. BBVA’s commitment to the environment has materialized throughout the years as shown below:
The UN is aware of how important the finance sector is in the fight against climate change and in environmental conservation. Without a doubt, banking is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For this reason, BBVA works on each of the 17 goals laid out by the UN: