Award winners in 2014

Queen Sofía of Spain presided over the ceremony of our Social Awards 2014, in a moving act held at the Casino of Madrid, attended by outstanding figures of the world of society, culture and business, and a wide representation from the top management of MAPFRE and Fundación MAPFRE.

They were the winners:

Jose Manuel Martínez Martínez Award to a Professional Career play

Jose Manuel Martínez Martínez Lifetime Achievement Award

Plácido Domingo is an opera singer of recognized standing. The Madrid and at the same time, international singer, has broken all records; 56 years at the top interpreting 135 different roles. This unique diversity has not stopped basing his whole career on coherence, work and passion. We have before us a living example of art and dedication, which with humbleness and work has made him become a Spaniard in history.

Award to the Best Initiative in Prevention and Road Safety play

Award to the Best Initiative in Prevention and Road Safety

YOURS (Youth for Road Safety) for the project Youth Capacity Development Programme. A road safety program addressed to young people, started in 2011. The program aims to train young people in the prevention of road accidents, inspire them and motivate them to become proactive and involved in the prevention of accidents, and to develop skills to put their own initiatives into practice.

Award to the Best Initiative in Social Action play

Award to the Best Initiative in Social Action

Fundación Colores de Calcuta was conceived with the aim of improving living conditions of people in a situation of extreme poverty. The children's health program, developed in the district of Pikhana attempts to improve the health of minors and reduce the child death rate through health prevention and setting up pediatric surgeries and first-aid rooms, vaccination campaigns and surgical operations.

Award to the Best Initiative in Health Promotion play

Award to the Best Initiative in Health Promotion

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is a charity organization founded in 1995 with two essential goals. Firstly to prevent sudden cardiac death, through prior medical examinations of children and young people. Secondly, to support families who have suffered an incident of this type and identify in them people possibly at risk. This organization is backed by the families and does not receive any government funding. It also supports biomedical research, giving grants for research in this field.