Wednesday 10 April 2024

UIC launches the Sustainability Impact Awards 2024, #UIC_SIA2024

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A prestigious competition organised by the UIC will honour and showcase outstanding achievements in the global railway sector

The UIC Sustainability Impact Awards 2024 #UIC_SIA2024 will shine a spotlight on the best practices and innovative projects from railway companies that have demonstrated impact and made rail more environmentally friendly, efficient and ethically responsible.

Who is eligible to apply for the award?
Nominations are open exclusively to all UIC members

When do nominations close?
All projects/initiatives must be submitted by 15 May 2024

Award categories
The UIC Sustainability Impact Awards 2024 categories recognise the full range of innovation transforming the rail sector today.

Each category is devoted to a different aspect of sustainability, aligned with the UIC 2030 vision “Design a better Future”, and supports a number of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The projects submitted should be able to demonstrate that they had an impact in 2022-2023.

Customer Service
Accessibility, diversity and inclusion
Climate change adaptation and resilience

Cities and Communities
Modal Shift
Healthy cities and communities

Energy and decarbonization
Natural resources

Seamless Connectivity

An award ceremony
will be organised during InnoTrans, the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, on the evening of 25 September 2024, at the Alstom stand, #UIC_SIA2024, Platinum sponsor.

This provides an opportunity to meet as a community, and highlight and share the transformative action being taken in rail.

How to nominate your projects? Read the application guidelines carefully, chose a category and nominate your organisation here.

Apply now!

For further information, please contact Lucie Anderton at

or the Sustainable Development Foundation at

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