Bombardier Aerospace Recognized for its Commitment to Sustainable Business

Nov 20, 2013 11:20 AM ET

November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bombardier Aerospace today announced that it was one of a group of seventeen individuals and teams celebrated for their actions towards achieving sustainable business practices during the third annual Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (ECR) Awards. The ECR Awards recognize Canadian businesses and leaders dedicated to innovation and corporate social responsibility.

Bombardier Aerospace was recognized in the Transportation category for having implemented its Design for Environment (DfE) approach, a new way of developing aircraft. The DfE approach is applied at the earliest stage of aircraft development and spans design, material selection, responsible sourcing, manufacturing, safety testing, and customer engagement during use, maintenance and end-of-life.

The DfE team is integrated within core engineering, which facilitates their involvement at the earliest stages of the design and development process. It is responsible for implementing full lifecycle analysis (LCA) on new products and screening LCA on legacy products.

“Through these and other actions, Bombardier is taking a leadership position within the industry and setting high standards for environmental protection and innovation,” said Hélène V. Gagnon, Vice President, Public Affairs, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility, Bombardier Aerospace. “We are proud to be recognized with an ECR Award, which is a tribute to our employees, who work every day at shaping Bombardier’s commitment to corporate social responsibility.”

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 Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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Haley Dunne
Bombardier Aerospace