We are at the heart of moving society towards more ecologically, socially, and economically sustainable solutions. Our aim is to become the industry benchmark for sustainability.

Stainless steel is a superb material for sustainable solutions as it is 100% recyclable, efficient and long-lasting. Our vision is to become the customers’ first choice in sustainable stainless steel. Read more about our sustainability and discover how we contribute to a more sustainable world by producing stainless steel.

Industry benchmark in sustainability

Outokumpu has a strong track record in sustainable performance and ambitious climate targets. We are committed to the Science Based Targets initiative's 1.5 degree target to mitigate climate change. Our emissions reduction ambition covers all direct and indirect emissions, as well as those of our supply chain. We work with our customers and partners to achieve a world that lasts forever.

Sustainable solutions

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Protecting the climate

Our sustainability is based on environmental, social and governance aspects

Strategia per la sostenibilità

La sostenibilità è al centro del nostro business ed è integrata nella nostra strategia. La nostra strategia per la sostenibilità si compone di tre pilastri: ambiente, società e persone, governance. Abbiamo fissato obiettivi ambiziosi e siamo alla costante ricerca di modi per migliorare ulteriormente le nostre operazioni. Il nostro approccio riflette sia l'importanza della sostenibilità sia le possibilità che offre.


Outokumpu is constantly working to reduce emissions and to provide solutions for a sustainable future. Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges the world is facing today. Outokumpu aims to protect the climate with sustainable stainless steel. We are committed to the Business Ambition for 1.5°.

People and society

Health and safety of our people are our priorities in everything we do. We are deeply connected to the wider society through our employees, contractors, investors, local communities and other stakeholders. We contribute to the well-being of communities through our economic impact.

Good governance

Robust governance is our foundation. We strive for continuous improvement and transparency in our sustainability governance.

Sustainability highlights


Outokumpu Circle Green® - stainless steel of tomorrow, available today.


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