August 2019

Railsponsible Launches 2018/19 Annual Report

Railsponsible is pleased to launch its Annual Report for the period 2018-2019.

The report provides updates on Railsponsible’s strategy, membership, governance, position on climate change, events, and supplier assessment.

We invite all Railsponsible members, partners, and stakeholders to download the report below. If you have any feedback, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us!

Railsponsible 2018-2019 […]

June 2019

Member Profile: Eneko Salvador, CAF

In this series of member profiles, we chat with Railsponsible members to gain insight into their progress and challenges on responsible procurement. Today’s interview is with Eneko Salvador, Supply Chain Process Manager at CAF.

What is the importance of responsible procurement for CAF?
Responsible procurement plays a critical role for us in applying the principles of […]

May 2019

New governance model and leadership committee for Railsponsible

Railsponsible is pleased to announce a new governance model and leadership committee for the next two years.

Revised Governance

Following significant growth in membership, the Railsponsible secretariat and members conducted a detailed review of the initiative’s governance and have created a new model to strengthen and streamline decision-making.

Leadership Committee

Railsponsible is guided by a Leadership Committee, which […]

December 2018

Climate Action Webinar Recap

We were delighted to welcome over 20 participants to our recent Railsponsible webinar: “What Climate Actions Can Suppliers Take?”

During this webinar, we heard from BSR climate expert Giulio Berruti on why climate change is a growing concern for the transport and the railway sector; how the commitments for rail companies proposed in the Railsponsible […]

Our 2018 Highlights and 2019 Ambitions

We would like to thank Railsponsible members for your great engagement and enthusiasm through 2018. Thanks to your efforts, we have been able to attain a number of milestones:

Climate Change Position Paper: In July, Railsponsible published its Climate Change Position Paper. Railsponsible members support the Paris Agreement adopted at COP21 and its goal of […]

September 2018

Welcome New Railsponsible Members! CAF, OBB, SNCB, Wabtec

Railsponsible is delighted to welcome four new members: CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles), ÖBB (Österreichische Bundesbahnen), SNCB (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Belge), and Wabtec.

Railsponsible now has 13 members, railway operators and manufacturers, with strong growth over 2018 that demonstrates increasing interest in sustainable rail supply chains.

Philip Bayer of ÖBB said:
The ÖBB […]

Railsponsible Sets Course for Sustainable Rail at Innotrans 2018

Railsponsible was pleased to participate at the 2018 edition of Innotrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology.
We welcomed members and interested stakeholders to a special Climate Workshop during Innotrans, kindly hosted by UNIFE, where we presented the recently-released Railsponsible Climate Change Position Paper. This paper is designed to help our business partners […]

Capgemini and Eiffage Win Railsponsible 2018 Climate Change Supplier Awards

Railsponsible is pleased to announce that Capgemini and Eiffage are the winners of the 2018 Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Awards. 

The Railsponsible Supplier Award is designed to recognize best practices among railway suppliers and to stimulate renewed commitment.

Following the publication of the Railsponsible Climate Change Position Paper, Railsponsible decided to focus on suppliers’ climate performance […]

July 2018

Railsponsible Gears Up for Innotrans 2018

Railsponsible is looking forward to Innotrans 2018, the premier railway event in Europe, and is pleased to have a significant presence at the event.

Members from Railsponsible will be present during the event to discuss the initiative. In addition, Railsponsible is holding a dedicated side-event:

Climate Workshop and Supplier Award

Following the publication of the Railsponsible Climate […]

Annual Report and Climate Change Position Paper Published

Railsponsible is pleased to announce the publication of its 2017-2018 Annual Report and its Climate Change Position Paper.
Annual Report
The Annual Report includes key performance statistics, an update on the supplier campaign and membership, and a summary of Railsponsible’s new consolidated position on climate change.

Railsponsible Chair Stefan Bürkle commented:
The coming year will allow us to capitalise […]