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The associated financial institutions intend to contribute, together with the public administrations and other organisations, towards the temporary relocation of people who have been displaced due to the volcanic eruption on La Palma.Press release
During the pandemic, CECA's member entities have demonstrated their flexibility by allocating 86% of their budgets to digital actions.
4,145 activities were carried out throughout the year. More than 3 million beneficiaries belong to vulnerable groups.Press Release
The associations seal the 'Strategic Protocol to Reinforce the Social and Sustainable Commitment of the Banking Sector'.
They launch an Observatory for Financial Inclusion and strengthen other measures on employee training, financial and digital education, sustainability, digitalisation and remuneration.Press release
CECA's Board of Directors values very positively the ongoing collaboration with the other Spanish banking associations (AEB and UNACC), which has led to important achievements in the actions taken by credit institutions to mitigate the effects of Covid 19. It also declares its willingness to continue to promote coordination with these organisations in their associative actions.Press Release
CaixaBank, Kutxabank, Cajasur Banco, Abanca, Unicaja Banco, Ibercaja Banco, Liberbank, Caixa Ontinyent and Colonya Pollença adhere to this voluntary Code.
The Code of Good Practice provides solutions to viable self-employed workers and companies with guaranteed financing (usually by the ICO) whose financial situation has deteriorated as a result of the pandemic.Press Release
Investment in Obra Social by CECA's member institutions totalled €772 million in 2020. This endowment has enabled the implementation of 49,000 activities, which have benefited more than 24 million people
In a year marked by the COVID-19 crisis, CECA's Obra Social has played a vital role as the backbone of society, mitigating the economic and social impact of the pandemicPress Release
Carlos Bastarreche is a Spanish diplomat with extensive European experience dating back to 1979. Between 2002 and 2010 he was Spain's Permanent Representative to the European Union. He has also held the office of Spanish Ambassador to France and the United Kingdom.
The Spanish banking sector is set to play a key role in channelling European aid. Credit institutions' networks can provide knowledge of the productive fabric, technological capacity and their geographical outreach. In short, additional distribution and financing capacity that would multiply the effects of the Recovery Plan.Press Release
The 114th CECA General Assembly was held today, chaired by Isidro Fainé
Investment in Obra Social from Sector CECA companies reached 772 million euros in 2020
In 2020, marked by the health crisis, the CECA sector obtained attributable net profit of 2.155 billion eurosPress Release
12 young will compete so that its generation can have a more important role in the banking thanks to the financial education and the innovation.
The event will be held in person on 11 March at 5 p.m. at the 'Casa del Lector' of Madrid, thanks to the collaboration of AEB and CECA with the talent ecosystem Trivu, and the support of Thinking Heads.
The experience will be broadcast via streaming on the Hucha Challenge website, so that hundreds of young people can participate online: https://huchachallenge.com/live/Press release
The Retail Banking Conference, under the title "Coping with crisis thanks to deep local roots", has brought together members of the sector, authorities and supervisors, with a notable Spanish representation, to discuss the role of retail banking in the crisis caused by COVID-19, as well as sustainable financePress release
As a result of their engagement and capillary nature, CECA member institutions have organised more than 2,500 financial education activities in the last year, with over 25 million beneficiaries.
The 2020 Funcas Stimulus Financial Education Programme started the year with measures aimed at alleviating the effects of the coronavirus crisis, strengthening the social work carried out by CECA member institutions.Press release
It has been reached with the majority of the union representation and is pending approval by the Directorate of Labour and subsequent publication in the BOE. With this agreement, CECA's institutions will be the first to include the new teleworking regulations in their agreement.Press release
Attributable profit of CECA sector companies was 52.7% down on the figure reached in the first half of 2019 due to the efforts made in provisions due to COVID-19. In this context, the associated companies have strengthened their solvency by reaching an average CET 1 ratio of 13.7% in June 2020, placing the sector in a better position to meet the needs of its customers in the future.Press release
Ceca member entities that are bound by the Savings Banks and Financial Institutions Collective Bargaining Agreement reached a pre-agreement last night on the sector collective bargaining agreement up to 2023. In the current climate of economic uncertainty and health emergency, the collective bargaining agreement provides a regulatory stability framework that companies and workers deem necessary.Press release
The advance on pension payments and unemployment benefits are the two most highly valued initiatives by society, according to a survey conducted by the social research consultancy firm GAD3.Press release
The sector moratorium is offered in addition to the legal moratorium approved by the Government and extends both the beneficiary groups and the payment deferral periods. After the period during which the most vulnerable families have been able to benefit from the legal moratorium, they may then subsequently benefit from the sector moratorium.Press Release
With labancafrentealcoronavirus.es, the Spanish Banking Association (AEB) and CECA are strengthening their commitment to public service during this pandemic. The website includes a guide for self-employed people and SMEs seeking financial support and brings together all the measures that the sector has taken to help its customers throughout this crisis.Press Release
A sector agreement has been signed, the aim of which is to establish, in accordance with the European Banking Authority's Guidelines, the framework within which credit institutions associated with it grant their customers deferrals of the principal of their loans or credits in order to overcome the difficulties they are facing as a result of the current health crisis.Go to the agreement
CECA institutions signed up to the plan will make these payments before receiving funds from the SEPE. The agreement provides liquidity for unemployed people and compensates for the impact that COVID-19 has had on their disposable income. The agreement will have an initial term of three months, renewable for the same period.Press Release
Funcas launch the third edition of the financial education programme with 3.025 million euros and a focus on the coronavirus crisis.Press Release
The credit institutions integrated in AEB and CECA join forces to voluntarily implement a new measure to help customers financially affected by the coronavirus crisis.Press Release
With regard to the guarantee facility incorporated in Royal Decree-Law 6/2020, of 10 March, the companies associated with AEB, CECA and UNACC instruct their branch network to ensure a rigorous application of the content of this agreement. Among other aspects, it has been clarified that the granting of a loan covered by this guarantee facility cannot be linked, in any case, to the contracting of other products.Press Release
Bank that have voluntarily joined the initiative may proceed to pay this benefit early, from 3 April, in advance of the date on which the payment is usually made. The expected payment date this month was 9 April.Press Release
CECA wants to show its support for the economic measures approved today by the Government, which aim to minimize the impact that the coronavirus pandemic is causing on economic and business activity in Spain, and to lay the foundations for a rapid recovery.Press release
CECA and AEB review the Supreme Court ruling announced today.Press release
CECA and AEB review the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling announced today.Press release
The Olympic swimmer took part in her first event as the Ambassador of Obra y Acción Social to present the Decalogue of Values of CECA's Obra Social (social projects). Carbonell highlighted the fact that "the contribution to research and education of excellence is a strategic commitment, with more than 590 million euros invested over the last five years".Press release
CECA has signed an agreement today with Olympic swimmer Ona Carbonell to highlight the work being carried out by its institutions in the area of Social Projects, with the aim of contributing to a more inclusive and equitable society. In 2018, CECA member institutions allocated more than 800 million euros to Obra y Acción Social, 1.6% more than the previous year, benefiting nearly 35 million people through the financing of more than 120,000 activitiesPress release
Both companies have received the Finanzas para Todos (Finance for All) award for their achievements in developing Financial Education Plans. CECA and Funcas were presented with the award at the 5th edition of Financial Education Day. Funcas, CECA, and associated companies participate in Financial Education Day with an extensive programme of activities. Table of financial education activitiesPress release
The associated financial institutions intend to contribute, together with the public administrations and other organisations, towards the temporary relocation of people who have been displaced due to the volcanic eruption on La Palma.