Over the past 5 years, Alstom has invested 438 million euros in the Indian economy
Over the past 5 years, Alstom has invested 438 million euros in indirect and induced GDP to Indian economy.
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:
Job Creation and Emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion:
Significant CO2 reduction and a proven commitment to sustainability:
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:
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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