A major promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. The Group recorded salesof €8.0 billion and booked €7.2 billion of orders in the 2017/18 fiscal year; is present in over 60 countries and employs 34,500 people.
The company is constantly working on enhancing rail’s reputation as the greenest public transport mode, striving to reduce the high cost of energy and committed to reducing transport’s carbon footprint. As a world leader in the rail transport market, Alstom places environmental preservation at the heart of its development strategy and is creating the conditions necessary for the emergence of true sustainable mobility. The Group is committed to reducing the energy consumption of its solutions by 20% by 2020 and the energy intensity of its operations by 10% by 2020.
Alstom supports the UIC’s “Low carbon rail transport challenge” initiative and the UITP’s “Declaration on Climate Leadership”. Alstom is a member of the Sustainable Low-Carbon Transport Partnership (SLoCaT) and of the Hydrogen Council, an industrial grouping of like-minded companies, whose main objective is to promote hydrogen and fuel cells as clean and efficient technologies.