Bombardier Organises Clean-up Drive to Support “Clean India” Movement

Bombardier Organises Clean-up Drive to Support “Clean India” Movement

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Bombardier Organises Clean-up Drive to Support “Clean India” Movement
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:30am

CONTENT: Press Release

  • More than 250 Bombardier employees and their families in Vadodara volunteer to support the movement
  • Clean India Movement launched in October, 2014 by the Indian Government

Vadodara, December 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today arranged a clean-up drive at Navlakhi Grounds, Vadodara, India supporting the Clean India Movement. More than 250 Bombardier employees volunteered for this initiative and urged the local people of Vadodara to help keep the grounds and city clean.

"Clean Indian Movement” (Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in local Hindi Language) is a national campaign initiated by the Indian Government encouraging 4,041 statutory towns to help clean up local streets, roads and infrastructure.

Harsh Dhingra, Chief Country Representative, India, Bombardier Transportation said, “Bombardier considers respect for the environment to be a fundamental corporate responsibility and a value governing all our activities, everywhere we operate.” He added, “Clean India Movement has garnered immense interest from various walks of society in India and we are pleased with the enthusiasm shown by our employees and their families. Bombardier will continue to support the Clean India Movement with regular cleanliness drives with the support of our employees.”

After more than five decades of investing in India, Bombardier Transportation has built up capabilities, which cover the complete range of railway vehicle manufacturing, software development, and customer service competencies. The company employs around 1,100 people in India, where it operates a railway vehicle manufacturing site at Savli including a bogie assembly hall; a propulsion systems manufacturing facility and software development centre for signalling and traction applications at Maneja, Gujarat; Rail Control Solutions centre in Gurgaon, New Delhi NCR and an engineering centre in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, which is already sourcing key global projects.

When designing its approach to corporate social responsibility, Bombardier provided guidelines regarding human rights, labour practices, fair and transparent business practices, protection of the environment, consumer interests as well as an association’s social responsibility.

About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy, and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment, and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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