“At Alstom , we are convinced that economic development and social progress are indissociable from environmental preservation. This is Alstom’s underlying promise as we develop infrastructure, systems and services – mainly within the framework of large-scale projects that benefit people all over the world.”
Patrick KRON Chairman and CEO, Chairman of the Alstom Foundation Board of Directors.
Alstom Foundation, a commitment towards local communities
Established in November 2007, the Alstom Foundation supports and funds projects proposed by Alstom’s employees -93,000 across 100 countries – who decide to team up with local partners to carry out initiatives which serve to improve living conditions in communities located near the Group’s facilities and project sites all around the world. The project are fully suggested, presented and supported by Alstom employees who can lean on the Foundation to make a bigger contribution to their local environment. These initiatives are mainly focused on economic development taking into account the protection of the environment.
In line with Alstom’s values
Alstom leads the markets for power generation, power transmission and rail transport infrastructure. The Group advances economic development, social progress and environmental preservation by inventing and applying innovative technologies in all its projects. The Foundation can therefore draw upon the expertise of Alstom engineers, general workforce and technology to address the most pressing issues and adapt to specific situations.
The Foundation support projects that meet needs identified by Alstom’s local employees fitting in the following categories, focusing on an environmental aspect: