Lloyd’s Register Germany joins ResponsibleSteel™

ResponsibleSteel welcomes Lloyd’s Register Germany as an Associate Member. Lloyd’s Register employs hundreds of auditors and operates worldwide with a number of standards in areas including health-care, management systems and sustainability.

Starting out in 1760 as a marine classification society, Lloyd’s Register is today one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology – improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for clients in over 75 countries worldwide. Lloyd’s Register is committed to help find sustainable solutions and therefore sees joining ResponsibleSteel as a logical step.

Lloyd’s Register’s profits fund the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a charity which supports engineering-related research, education and public engagement, and supports its purpose of working together for a safer world. Lloyd’s Register also meets the Foundation’s charitable objectives through its work in assuring the safety of critical infrastructure worldwide.

Lloyd’s Register’s work to create a sustainable future includes the areas of sustainable decommissioning, food safety, low carbon power, digital innovation, and cyber security. In 2018, Lloyd’s Register became a signatory of the UN Global Compact and a founding member of the UN’s Sustainable Oceans Action programme.

James Sutcliffe, Group Sustainability and Environment Manager at Lloyd’s Register, said: “Sustainability is no longer a side issue and we can all make a difference by taking collective action to address planetary-scale challenges and achieve a more sustainable world.”

Matthew Wenban-Smith, Executive Director, ResponsibleSteel, said: “We welcome Lloyd’s Register Germany as a new Associate Member. As the first audits against the ResponsibleSteel Standard will be carried out very soon, we will benefit from Lloyd’s Register Germany’s expertise in auditing, as well as the company’s commitment to sustainable infrastructure.”

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