Outokumpu receives Platinum level sustainability recognition from EcoVadis
December 3, 2020
Outokumpu has received a Platinum level recognition from the sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. The Platinum level rating indicates that Outokumpu is among the top 1% of the companies in the iron and steel manufacturing industry evaluated by EcoVadis.
EcoVadis is a leading sustainability rating provider which assesses companies in respect to environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. EcoVadis has assessed over 30,000 companies and the criteria is in line with global standards such as GRI and UN Global Compact.
“We are proud to have received a Platinum level rating by EcoVadis. To be included in the top 1% is the result of the extensive work and continuous improvements in sustainability we have done during the past several years. We will continue to strengthen our sustainability performance in line with our ultimate vision of being customers’ first choice in sustainable stainless steel”, says Stefan Erdmann, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Group Sustainability at Outokumpu.
As the industry leader in low carbon footprint stainless steel production, sustainability is at the core of Outokumpu. Already during the past decades, Outokumpu has made substantial investments to build an environmentally efficient production system and to further advance the sustainability of our products. Outokumpu is committed to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.
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