BME shareholders
Corporate and Social
Responsibility Report 2013
BME
BME corporate website.
The corporate website
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pro-
vides easy and direct access in Spanish and English to
the services provided by BME and its subsidiaries, with
direct links to their web pages. There is also an “Investor’s
Corner” section that offers direct access to key informa-
tion relating to BME and various tools to study the BME
share price.
The site also has an “Information for Shareholders and
Investors” section dedicated mainly to shareholders and
investors but accessible to all parties interested in the
company. This section contains permanently updated
legal and financial information about BME as required
by law.
In addition, prior to General Shareholders’ Meetings the
company puts all information and documentation about
the meetings in this section of the website as well as
on the home page for quick access. Links are also made
readily available to the Shareholder e-Forum, voting
mechanisms and e-proxy voting, electronic informa-
tion requests and web cast links that go live when the
company broadcasts its General Shareholders’Meetings.
In order to ensure the greatest accessibility of this infor-
mation for foreign shareholders, in 2013 the company
rounded out the information it already provided in
BME in social media
As part of its efforts to disseminate information and in
view of the growing importance of social media, in 2013
BME continued to implement the BME 2.0 initiative. This
project aims to complement traditional communication
channels by establishing a new interactive environment
for both BME shareholders and the public at large.
In 2013 BME was one of the companies on the IBEX35
with the highest level of activity in social media dissem-
inating information about the Annual General Share-
holders Meeting, according to the IX Report on General
Shareholders Meetings by the Foro de Buen Gobierno,
produced by Inforpress in collaboration with IESE Busi-
ness School.
BME and certain BME executives have accounts on
Twitter, LinkedIn, Flicker and Slideshare. BME has its own
YouTube channel, where it posts the main news on the
company along with results presentations, interviews
and other multimedia content.
English on its website, adding a section featuring English
translations of the BME’s Relevant Event filings to the
Spanish National Securities Commission (CNMV) (Infor-
mation for Shareholders and Investors - About the Group
- Relevant Events).
In 2013, the “Information for Shareholders and Investors”
section of the BME website was viewed by 41,544 users in
its Spanish version and 5,680 in its English version (28,286
visits in its Spanish version and 5,044 in its English version
in 2012).
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