Bombardier and CanCham Thailand

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Bombardier Transportation and CanCham Thailand renew Sustainability Partnership for 2019

  • The Partnership will continue to develop activities around workplace equality, innovation, education and leadership development
  • As part of a new focus on health and wellness, CanCham Thailand and Bombardier will partner with Bumrungrad Hospital on a series of workplace talks


The Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham) and Bombardier Transportation have renewed their Sustainability Partnership agreement for 2019. The co-operation will continue to focus on promoting activities in areas of common interest such as workplace equality, innovation, education and leadership development.

In addition, a series of Health and Wellness talks will be held at Bombardier Transportation’s Bangkok site in 2019. Organised by CanCham, in cooperation with Bumrungrad Hospital, the talks will cover topics such as workplace wellbeing, women’s health and stress management.

John Stevens, President of CanCham commented, “We continue to see a strong strategic alignment between Bombardier and CanCham’s values. Issues such as empowering women, leadership training and coaching as well as health and wellness are core to our Sustainability and Smart Business platform, and we look forward to our member companies and partner organizations joining our calendar of initiatives throughout 2019.”

Gregory Enjalbert, Managing Director, Thailand, and Vice President, Rail Control Solutions, Asia Pacific at Bombardier Transportation, added, “With the environment, education and entrepreneurship at the core of Bombardier’s values, our partnership with CanCam Thailand is an important channel to drive activities for sustainable business. It is very exciting to see our joint programme expanding, including our new focus on health and wellbeing, promoting issues that are important for Bombardier and Thailand’s future.”

Harsh Mehta

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"With the environment, education and entrepreneurship at the core of Bombardier’s values, our partnership with CanCam Thailand is an important channel to drive activities for sustainable business."
Gregory Enjalbert, Managing Director, Thailand, and Vice President, Rail Control Solutions, Asia Pacific, Bombardier Transportation

These activities will fall under the banner of the Sustainability and Smart Business Platform which serves as the focal point for organisations to engage and collaborate on topics including workplace equality, innovation and education. The first initiative, the Women in Leadership Forum held on February 13 in Bangkok, saw Bombardier participate as a key partner and was attended and supported by H.E. Donica Pottie, Canadian Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos and H.E Diedrah Kelly, Canadian Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Since establishing its Bangkok site in 1997, Bombardier has grown its highly-skilled local team of over 620 employees at its Regional Hub and Engineering Centre working on rail signalling, vehicle and system integration projects for Asia Pacific and globally.

Bombardier Transportation and CanCham Thailand Renew Sustainability Partnership for 2019

Yuwaree Chulya (center), Finance South Asia, along with H.E Diedrah Kelly, Canadian Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and H.E. Donica Pottie, Canada's Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos (r) represented Bombardier Transportation at the Women in Leadership Forum

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

About Bombardier

With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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