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Alstom SuperDay: 1,000 children expected for “Kids at office” initiative

28/05/2012

A real SuperDay for Alstom Italy: 1,000 children are expected in 5 Italian sites (Savigliano - CN, Sesto San Giovanni - MI, Bologna, and Bari) for the special open day organized for of employees’ children. The event is part of the "Kids at office to work with Mom and Dad" promoted by Corriere della Sera/Corriere Economia in collaboration with La Stampa.

Children will join mom and dad at their workplace to find out where they spend their days, to meet their colleagues and make factories and offices a creative workshop for a day.

Through crafts and games, children will be invited to consider how our small daily actions impact on the environment. They will be appointed Super Heroes and defenders of the Earth, with a special certificate. At the end of the day there will be a SuperSnack for all.

"We are a company that operates both in energy and transport sectors, we had to find out a way to involve all areas of our business and, at the same time, to respect safety roles of production sites – declares Raffaella Alberi, Human Resources Director Alstom Italy -. That’s why we are focusing on environmental sustainability, a key issue for both the world of transport that energy, which allows all of us, including children, to become Superheroes and protect the planet with small daily habits".

About Alstom
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 92,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of €20 billion and booked close to €22 billion in orders in 2011/12.

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