CECA has taken on a renewal challenge, implementing a plan to improve our association's operations. By doing so, CECA is taking one step further in its unceasing search to provide the best service in terms of our sector's interests.
There is a place where people are always there to help each other, and they are always smiling.
Discover that place in our new Obra Social video
In spite of the financial recovery felt over the course of 2016, the effects of the 2008 crisis continue, and have led to a persistent decline in the country's social situation. In this context, Obra Social projects continue to provide significant support, contributing to the well-being of society.
In 2016 we made over 730 million euros available to the most disadvantaged sectors of the population, a figure that will be repeated in 2017's Budget for Social Action.
For 2016 Montes de Piedad keep the challenge of expanding with new headquarters, as well as the modernisation of services offered in order to improve customer service.
In 2015, Montes de Piedad undertook activities maintaining three basic pillars: technological modernisation, the extension of public objectives and a foothold in social focus. Throughout this year, it has been confirmed that Montes de Piedad in Spain are experiencing a new chapter, in which they have recovered part of the prominence they lost throughout the years, as well as a more resistant pace of activity than in previous years.
You can now read the latest issue of our Ahorro magazine.
World Savings Day is an event created to raise public awareness on the importance of saving, both in terms of modern economies as well as for individuals. The main topics focus on the importance of saving in the global economy and how each depositor contributes to its development.
As they did 92 years ago, on 31 October, savings banks celebrated World Savings Day. As a tribute to that day, we have rescued some historic posters from the CECA-Cecabank Historic Archives.
CECA is a banking association committed to promoting, defending, and representing its associated companies' interests, giving them advice, and cementing their social mission.
As a banking association, our activities are divided into three key areas: Institutional Representation, Economic and Regulatory Analysis, and Social Investment.
CECA associated credit institutions are characterised by the so-called 3Rs: Retail, Responsible, and Rooted (Rooted in the community):