Press Releases United States
02/07/2020
Santander US Announces $5.2 million in Giving and Initiatives Supporting Social Equity

Key actions include immediate charitable contributions to support organizations focused on racial equity, new employee engagement programs, plus a multi-year financial commitment to address racial injustice in communities.

Press Releases
30/06/2020
Santander appoints three leading technologists to support its strategy and digital transformation

R. Martin Chávez to join the board of Banco Santander as independent director, subject to regulatory approval. Sebastian Gunningham will be appointed chairman of Santander Consumer Finance and vice chairman of Openbank, subject to regulatory approval, and become a senior advisor to the Santander group chairman on technology. Francisco D’Souza to be lead strategic advisor to the group for the development of Santander Global Platform.

Press Releases Santander Consumer
02/07/2020
Santander Consumer launches Wabi, a car subscription service

Santander Consumer has launched Wabi, a novel car subscription service that allows users to reserve  a vehicle for personal use via app or online. Subscriptions last a minimum of 30 days and can be renewed every month under no contractual obligation. 

Press Releases Other countries
26/06/2020
Financial Times group awards Santander Private Banking's technological innovation

Professional Wealth Management (PWM) magazine, part of Financial Times group, awarded Santander Private Banking with its Wealth Tech award for the best private bank in Latin America for their use of technology.
 

Press Releases
17/06/2020
Santander InnoVentures invests in US alternative lender Upgrade

Santander InnoVentures, Santander Group’s venture capital fund, today announces its investment into Upgrade, an alternative lender that offers affordable credit to mainstream consumers. Upgrade has received $40 million from various investors as part of its Series D round, which Santander InnoVentures led.

Press Releases Spain
10/06/2020
Santander Spain signs on to the United Nations Global Compact's gender equality programme

Signatory entities commit to setting and meeting ambitious targets to increase women's leadership in business in line with Target 5.5 of Agenda 2030

Press Releases Poland
08/06/2020
Santander Bank Polska, mBank and R.POWER signed the biggest contract for financing photovoltaic projects in Poland

Santander Bank Polska and mBank signed the contract worth PLN 350m (EUR 79m) for financing a project of solar power plants developed by R.POWER, the leading Polish investor and developer of PV systems. The funding will be used to build 128 solar power plants with the total power of 121 MWp, which have won the last year RES auction.

Press Releases Mexico
01/06/2020
Santander to donate 21,000 hot meals a month for employees of Mexico's National Institute of Health Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán"

As part of its commitment to the community, Santander Mexico has begun donating 21,000 hot meals to employees of the National Institute of Health Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán".

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