Community investment and the environment
Santander promotes initiatives and projects that aim to contribute to the economic, social and sustainable growth and development of the communities where the Bank operates.
In order to carry out these initiatives, Banco Santander works closely with the third sector (NGOs and other non-profit making institutions) with whom, the bank maintain a fluid and constant dialogue via meetings, interviews, forums and awareness days. The purpose of all this is to identify possible ways of cooperation that enable Banco Santander to contribute to society’s real needs.
The main lines of activity are:
- Child education
- Micro credits and entrepreneurship
- Financial education
- Art and culture
These initiatives, some of them in close cooperation with employees and customers, enable Santander to contribute to two of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals: eradicate extreme poverty in the world and achieve universal