EDC and Alstom support sustainable transport projects

(Railway Gazette, Suttton UK, 24 May 2023)  Alstom and Export Development Canada have signed a C$3·5bn three-year sustainable global corporate partnership covering export financing support and insurance in the transport sector. The export credit agency will focus its support on digital systems, services and projects based on low-emission freight and passenger transport technologies. These could include electrified, hybrid, battery or hydrogen propulsion. Alstom will report on sustainability using indicators such as CO2 emissions, renewable energy and gender balance.