Our people live and work in the cities and towns where we operate, and we are aware of the responsibility we have – as employees, customers, suppliers and corporate citizens – within these communities.

Working in synergy

Ansaldo STS Australia is currently managing the development and application of a series of railway solutions for customers in the mineral extraction sector, in the remote northwest region of Western Australia.

Its aim is to understand, respect and adhere to the social responsibility, governance and relationships with the stakeholders of these customers, and to work in synergy with them to ensure the achievement of their social responsibility objectives.

Trade associations

Ansaldo STS Australia actively participates in a series of trade and industrial associations. In 2013, it was pleased to support the technical meetings of the Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers (IRSE)33 held in Adelaide, Perth and Launceston, New Zealand. It is also still a member of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and continues to participate in the Rail Contractors Group (RCG) to improve regulations applicable to railway contractors operating in Australia.

Community support

During the year, the company supported a series of fundraising activities undertaken by its customers and sponsored several employees in their individual fundraising for organisations such as the Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Kidney Health Australia.

Ansaldo STS Australia was pleased to be a Silver Partner in the activities planned for the 2013 cultural partnership promoted by the Italian Ambassador - an annual schedule of events to promote Italian art and culture. It also sponsored the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Queensland Inc.). In its activities aimed at strenghtening business relationships and trade between Italy and Australia.

33. Institution of Railway Signalling Engineers.