Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation donated 40,600 euro in support of educational establishments affected by flooding near its Bautzen and Görlitz sites in Germany. Bombardier employees raised 15,600 euro, with Bombardier’s management contributing a further 25,000 euro, totalling 40,600 euro.
Together with the site management and the works council in Bautzen and Görlitz and in accordance with the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, Bombardier selected three institutions for support in terms of building repairs and the re-acquisition of school and working materials. Donations were made to “Veensmännel” Integrative DRK Daycare Centre in Ostritz and the vocational school in Zittau, both near Görlitz, and to Halbendorf outdoor learning centre in Malschwitz, near Bautzen.
The commitment of the employees and management of Bombardier in this fundraising effort for the flood-affected regions of Bautzen and Görlitz exemplifies Bombardier’s approach of contributing in support of communities in which the company is commercially active. For more information about Bombardier’s CSR activities and its sustainability report for 2012, visit www.csr.bombardier.com/en/media-centre.
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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.
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.
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