March 2018

Newsletter #10 – Wednesday 21 March 2018

What have we been working on? What are we going to work on?

With the chairmanship being handed over from Uwe Günther, CPO Deutsche Bahn, to Stefan Bürkle, CPO SNCF, for the Railsponsible year 2018-2019 we want to take the opportunity to sum up what we have been working on over the past months and […]

Newsletter #10 – Wednesday 21 March 2018

Railsponsible Supplier Award 2018 – Stay Tuned!

We are excited to announce that this year’s Railsponsible Supplier Award will focus on suppliers’ climate practices – in line with Railsponsible’s emphasis on climate related work over the next months.

The winners will be announced at InnoTrans, September 18 to 21, 2018 in Berlin. Our members are looking […]

December 2017

Newsletter #09 – Wednesday 20 December 2017

Looking back at the first nine months of the Railsponsible Year 2017/18

While the ‘Railsponsible year’ still runs until March 2018, we want to take the opportunity to look back at the past months and give a few insights on what Railsponsible has worked on and will continue to address over the months ahead.

With the […]

Newsletter #09 – Wednesday 20 December 2017

Railsponsible @ 12th Annual Sustainability Reporting and Communications Conference

Railsponsible member companies participated in the Annual Sustainability Reporting and Communications Conference, organised by the Ethical Corporation on 17 and 18 October 2017, London.

Amandine Noureldin, Sustainable Sourcing Director at Alstom, and Magnus Rosén, Senior Sustainability Advisor at SKF, were speakers for a panel session on […]

Newsletter #09 – Wednesday 20 December 2017

Message from the Chair of Railsponsible – Season’s Greetings

Dear Railsponsible members and friends,

The magic of Christmas and the holiday season is in the air and New Year is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to say Thank You for an enjoyable collaboration. We moved sustainability in the supply chain forward and […]

September 2017

Newsletter #08 – Wednesday 27 September 2017

Railsponsible @ Railway Forum 2017

Like on previous occasions, Railsponsible used the platform of an important rail industry event, the Railway Forum in Berlin, to discuss sustainability topics with rail experts and suppliers. On August 30 and 31 2017 Christoph Schwärzler, Senior Consultant Sustainability at DB, together with his team represented the initiative at the […]

Newsletter #08 – Wednesday 27 September 2017

HARTING awarded Railsponsible Supplier Award

This year’s Railsponsible CSR Award was awarded to HARTING, a Germany-based supplier of connectors and device connection technology. After the award ceremony at the Railway Forum in Berlin we spoke to Gisela Eickhoff, CSR Manager and Executive Advisor. Read the interview below.

Please, Gisela, tell us more about HARTING.

The HARTING Technology […]

Newsletter #08 – Wednesday 27 September 2017

With RFI joining Railsponsible the initiative now has nine members in five countries

After SBB joining earlier this year, Railsponsible is now pleased to welcome Rete Ferroviaria Italiana S.p.A (RFI) as a new member to the initiative. We took this as an occasion to speak to Edgardo Greco, CPO at RFI. Read the interview below.

When […]

June 2017

Newsletter #07 – Monday 26 June 2017

New membership structure

Railsponsible is pleased to announce its new membership model, with the objective to open up the initiative to even more companies committed to sustainability and sustainable procurement and ultimately increase Railsponsible’s impact on sustainability practices in the rail industry.

In the beginning of June, our members agreed on changing the membership structure in […]

Newsletter #07 – Monday 26 June 2017

Railsponsible’s second Annual Report published

With the beginning of this week, Railsponsible second Annual Report is available, covering the period May 2016 to April 2017.

This year’s the report is introduced by a message of the chairman for the 2016-17 period, Oliver Baril (Alstom) and the newly elected Uwe Günther (Deutsche Bahn) for 2017-18 summarizing […]