On the occasion of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims declared by the WHO, Fundación MAPFRE is joining in with this global tribute. The objective for 2020 is to reduce traffic accident deaths and injuries by 50%.
To coincide with the launch of our Fire Prevention campaign we present the Study on Victims of Fire in Spain. The data reflected in 2016 reveal that there were more fires and more victims in the home, which is why all efforts are being concentrated on maximizing preventative measures to improve this statistic. Don't miss any of the data in the study and the preventative measures that Fundación MAPFRE is instigating.
We present the Study on Victims of Fire in Spain 2016
Innovation and technological talent are two key issues for 21st century companies and it is here that VT can play a much more relevant role than you might think. It may even be crucial. Spend a little time on your future.
Of all work-related accidents in Spain, 11% are related to traffic. The number of people who suffer work-related casualties on the roads can only be reduced by effective measures and actions. Experts on the subject have set out their knowledge and experience in the field of preventing work-related traffic accidents.
The PRAISE International Seminar comes to Madrid
As part of the celebration of Financial Education Day 2017 Fundación MAPFRE receives an Award for implementing the Financial Education Plan, Finance for Everybody with the project Insurance and Pensions for Everybody in response to the second call for entries from the Bank of Spain and the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV). The objective is that we raise awareness of the importance of acquiring adequate knowledge of financial culture applicable to different stages of life. Sooner or later we all need to make decisions for the future.
Celebrate Financial Education Day with us
Thanks to the numerous donations received, we have ensured that the most disadvantaged children have the material they need to start their classes. Material has been distributed throughout different Spanish cities. This time we went to Madrid, to the San Vicente de Paul Foundation, to deliver notebooks, pencils, crayons, etc… With your assistance we filled up the maximum possible number of pencil cases.
Our campaign “El futuro en un estuche” (The future in a pencil case) comes to an end and we deliver the material
European Mobility Week is being held between 16 and 22 September and we are joining in with activities for the youngest members of the family. The objective: to raise awareness of the negative consequences of the irrational use of cars in the city and the importance of sustainable mobility committed to the environment. Don't miss the activities that Fundación MAPFRE has put together to mark this week!
We are joining in with European Mobility Week
One of Fundación MAPFRE's main areas of activity is specifically accident prevention and improving road safety for which we work on a daily basis. ‘Safe Kids Worldwide’, the international body dedicated to protecting children from unintentional injuries wanted to recognize this work. Thank you!
Fundación MAPFRE, receives an award from ‘Safe Kids’ for its contribution to accident prevention throughout the world
We are traveling round our coastline providing training in accident prevention. And if you take part, you might win a prize!
We are launching our Take the Plunge! competition
The program ‘Juntos Somos Capaces’ (Together We Can) developed by Fundación MAPFRE, whose main objective is to promote the integration into the labor market of people with intellectual disabilities and mental illnesses, was a prizewinner in the Institutional category of the Fundación Randstad Awards. Since 2010, 2,654 people in this situation have found work. Fundación MAPFRE works every day to continue breaking down barriers.
Fundación MAPFRE wins an award for its ‘Juntos Somos Capaces’ project
As part of the 'Sé Solidario' program, and after the first round table held in February, we are continuing with a series of talks aimed at helping third sector organizations to develop their skills and to provide them with information on the resources needed to improve results in the communication and effectiveness of their causes.
Social networks and the third sector: presence and message
Pasta, sugar, baby food, frozen products - all of the donations received have been transformed into basic necessities delivered by Fundación MAPFRE volunteers to the following associations to distribute among the most needy: El Pato Amarillo in Madrid, Cala Mare in Valencia and San Vicente de Paul in Orense.
#Sé Solidario makes the first delivery of food delivery to associations included in the 'Cuenta con nosotros' (Count on Us) program
SOS Respira, the program to raise awareness on how to prevent choking by means of an app for mobile devices, promoted by Fundación MAPFRE, together with the Spanish Society of Emergency Medicine (SEMES) and the Federation of Cooks and Pastry Chefs of Spain (FACYRE), has been recognized as being among the 10 most innovative social initiatives of 2016 by CAF-Development Bank of Latin America and the magazine Compromiso Empresarial.
SOS Respira chosen among the most innovative Spanish projects of 2016
Do you take the correct safety precautions when bathing in the sea, swimming pools and lakes? Being knowledgeable about the type of water environment we find ourselves in and being careful is essential when bathing. Once again, Fundación MAPFRE is launching its summer campaign 'Drowning Prevention' so that you can enjoy the water safely.
We are launching our new 'Drowning Prevention 2017' campaign
If you liked our exhibition 'Return to Beauty. Masterpieces of Italian art from between the wars' or you are thinking of visiting us, you should not miss the series of lectures we have put together to provide you with a more in-depth knowledge of the Novecento Italiano, its artists and the return to order characterized by this period of the 20th century.
Throughout 2017 it will visit 23 cities in Spain and Portugal to impart road safety education and raise awareness among young children.
We launch the Road Safety Education RV in Valladolid
The Asociación de Hogares Nuevo Futuro Perú has been chosen by Fundación MAPFRE to go ahead with its commitment to education, from the framework of International Social Projects.
Fundación MAPFRE joins forces with Peru by signing the first International Agreement of 2017
Fundación Mahou San Miguel and the Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad have granted the I Premio al Impulso Juvenil (1st Award to Youth Incentive).
Before setting off on your trip, make sure your car is in perfect condition. In the event of rain or snow, slow down and avoid sudden maneuvers, and if weather conditions are really bad then postpone your trip; you could avoid a unpleasant surprise!
Journeys with little ones over this festive period
Guide with every type of driver's license in Spain: clear up your questions
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
We have adapted the virtual tours of our temporary exhibitions to the new VR format so you can get a closer insight into the exhibitions with your virtual reality glasses.
Get a closer insight into our exhibitions with virtual reality glasses!
We are working towards achieving zero traffic accident victims throughout all the countries of the world. In recognition of these efforts, the prestigious NGO Brake has presented us with the Global Road Safety award for our work in improving road safety.
Goal Zero is our objective in respect of traffic accident victims
Fundación MAPFRE has been helping to fund this research project with stem cells from when it started over twenty years ago. The results obtained following this first trial, which started in July 2013, are encouraging.
“Cell Therapy for disabilities with a neurological cause” can improve the quality of life of patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries
On 14 September, in our auditorium, we will be presenting the report drawn up by MAPFRE's Studies Service on the situation of the insurance market in 2015.
Fundación MAPFRE presents the report on "The Spanish Insurance Market in 2015”
Did you know that the death of TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) in a tragic motorcycling accident was an important precedent in the mandatory use of helmets? Investigators concluded that his life could have been saved if he had worn a helmet.
"Helmets with History" Exhibition
"Women for the Heart" is back. The destination for our bus will be the Plaza de Salvador Dalí in Madrid, where it will be from 23 to 27 September from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00.