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Backpacks of Smiles

Backpacks of Smiles

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation of many families living in conditions of extreme vulnerability. To help alleviate the consequences of this health and social crisis, we are involved in the ‘Mochilas de Sonrisas’ (Backpacks of Smiles) program of the Nutritional Education and Recovery Center (CREN) in the state of Alagoas.

Start up your own Community Foundation

Start up your own Community Foundation

If you’ve got an idea for improving the lives of people in your community, or if you think you can find a solution to local problems, you now have a great opportunity to start up a Community Foundation that promotes initiatives of common interest.

New users, a different kind of mobility

New users, a different kind of mobility

The upsurge of personal mobility vehicles (PMV) in cities has brought a change to the way we move around on city streets. Below we explain how to drive these vehicles in a safe and responsible way.

How to withstand the heat

How to withstand the heat

Like every year, in the month of July the thermometer rises and we all suffer the damaging effects of excess heat. With these tips you will learn to better withstand high temperatures.

Wings for Butterfly Skin Disease

Wings for Butterfly Skin Disease

We support the work of this NGO in its determination to improve the lives of people with ‘butterfly skin’, a rare and very painful genetic disease for which a cure has yet to be found. Today we are proud to receive their thanks for this support.

Here’s to a less smartphone-dependent summer!

Here’s to a less smartphone-dependent summer!

The summer season involves a change of rhythms and routines that can be used to instill more sustainable habits. With this campaign, we’re suggesting some little tricks you can introduce straight away to help fight the tendency to overuse your smartphone.

ARCO 2021 strengthens the beat of the city’s pulse

ARCO 2021 strengthens the beat of the city’s pulse

Madrid throws open the door to art and art collecting with ARCO 2021, an edition that this year is being held exceptionally between July 7 and 11. Some 130 galleries from 26 countries are coming to swell the city’s cultural offer. To mark the occasion and show our support for the week in which Contemporary Art is the main protagonist, Fundación MAPFRE is extending its exhibition opening hours until 10pm on Friday, July 9.

Claudia Andujar’s catalog at Les Rencontres d’Arles

Claudia Andujar’s catalog at Les Rencontres d’Arles

For more than five decades, Claudia Andujar has dedicated her life and her work to documenting and protecting the Yanomami people, one of the largest and most endangered indigenous communities in Brazil. The catalog we published on the occasion of the artist’s exhibition in Barcelona between February 26 and May 23, 2021, was shortlisted for the Best Historical Book award at the Rencontres d’Arlés photography festival in France.

Save electricity by all means – but take care

Save electricity by all means – but take care

With the hike in electricity prices, you may be thinking of running the dishwasher and washing machine at night to make savings. If you’ve decided to put your appliances on the night-time tariff, make sure you take precautions to avoid any risks.

A musical perspective of Bill Brandt

A musical perspective of Bill Brandt

As part of our ‘Digital Art’ project and to celebrate Music Day, we are offering a unique proposition that combines Bill Brandt’s photography with a song composed by electronic band Delaporte especially for the occasion.

How much information is generated and stored in the world?

How much information is generated and stored in the world?

If Internet usage figures were already monumental, with the pandemic they have increased even more. The more than 4.5 billion people in the world who have access to the Internet are constantly generating information. Considering the increase in content creation, we need reliable sources to turn to in order to obtain quality data, such as the data offered by our Documentation Center.

From Infinite to zero. This is how we did it

From Infinite to zero. This is how we did it

The book From Infinite to Zero. This is how we did it, which will be presented on June 16th, is the largest collective reflection in recent years on everything that has been done and all that remains to be done to achieve the goal of zero fatalities and serious casualties in the near future.