Over the past 5 years, Alstom has invested 438 million euros in indirect and induced GDP to Indian economy.

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Alstom, a global leader in sustainable mobility solutions, has released its first India Impact Report in partnership with Ernst & Young. The report reflects Alstom’s socio-economic contributions and goals for ESG in India until the end of March 2021.

Commenting on the report, Alain SPOHR, Managing Director of Alstom India, said: “India has always been a key market for Alstom and we continue to deepen this partnership by customizing mobile solutions for that country. We are pleased to share the impact / contribution of our presence in India in this report, especially in the areas of job creation and mobile resilience. All of this is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees and all stakeholders. We are determined to lend our unwavering support as a factor in India’s growth and help fulfillthe government’s key ambitions of “Make in India” and “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.

Cecile TEXIER, Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Alstom, said: “For nearly 30 years, Alstom has partnered with India to modernize and advance the transportation revolution, making it safer and more sustainable. In the future, we aim to have a positive impact on the Indian market through our products and operations.”

Key facts about the economic contribution are reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply, citing Alstom India.

High localization and building a supply chain:

Alstom India buys goods and services worth 331 million euros, of which 75% comes from Indian suppliers.
Overall, over the past 5 years, the company has invested 142 million euros (12,556 million rupees) locally.
In addition, the company has carried out 21 technology transfers at Alstom’s offices to suppliers and other partners.

Job Creation and Emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion:

As of March 2021, Alstom had 7,634 direct employees in India.
In addition, the company supported 71,340 indirect and 27,770 induced jobs nationwide.
The company aims to improve its diversity ratio and plans to attract 28% of women in management, engineering and professional positions by 2025, while maintaining its position as a leading employer.

Significant CO2 reduction and a proven commitment to sustainability:

10 times less CO2 emissions from freight trains and the Alstom metro than other modes of transport.
Compared to the high CO2 emissions from cars (79.5 gCO2 / passenger-km), Alstom trains in India only emit 7.9 gCO2 / passenger-km.
Similarly, electric locomotives (e-Locos) used for high-speed freight transport in India emit 13.4 gCO2 / tonne-km CO2, and trucks 92.3 gCO2 / tonne-km.

Sustainable products and services:

Alstom’s green design approach seeks to continually improve the sustainability of its solutions by tracking and minimizing their environmental impact throughout their entire lifecycle.

For example, the mass of materials and components used in the production of rolling stock for

Mumbai Metro Line 3 are 96% recyclable and 99% recoverable.

Reducing the environmental impact of installations:

Alstom is committed to limiting the environmental impact of its operations in India and around the world. As part of its green energy strategy, Alstom is also investing in connecting renewable energy systems to its facilities, such as the Sri City facility where 1 MW of solar power was built.
The project will result in an annual reduction in CO2 emissions of 1,132 tons and a 30% reduction in non-renewable energy consumption (by the end of 2021).

Outlook for Alstom India:

Alstom will continue to strengthen its contribution to the socio-economic impact and the ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) goals.
By 2025, Alstom plans to achieve 85% localization of all internal projects and increase digitalization of processes by 20%.
The company will accelerate its transition to maximum use of green / renewable energy in industrial operations and 100% of new solutions developed will be environmentally friendly.
Through its corporate social responsibility initiatives, the company plans to attract 100,000 direct beneficiaries.

The expanded Alstom in Motion (AiM) 2025 strategic plan will focus on leveraging the group’s reinforced product lines and geographical presence, commit to accelerate smart and green mobility innovation with important R&D investments, and will extend its operational excellence efforts to a new scale.

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