voestalpine AG joins ResponsibleSteel™

voestalpine AG joins  ResponsibleSteel™

ResponsibleSteel is pleased to announce a new member, voestalpine AG, a leading technology and capital goods group with combined material and processing expertise.

Each year, around 1,800 million tonnes of steel are produced and processed worldwide, seven million tonnes of it by voestalpine. Using steel in its products and systems solutions, voestalpine is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the aerospace, oil and gas industries worldwide.

Claudia Korntner, Head of Corporate Responsibility, voestalpine AG, said: “We take our environmental and social responsibility very seriously. For some years now, we have been actively developing and applying environmentally-friendly steel manufacturing processes, as well as waste management measures, an active environmental protection policy, and social responsibility initiatives. Our membership of ResponsibleSteel complements our efforts and will give customers assurance of our commitment to responsible steel production. We look forward to collaborating with ResponsibleSteel members to define and promote ethical practice throughout the steel supply chain.”

Matthew Wenban-Smith, Executive Director, ResponsibleSteel, said: “We are delighted to welcome voestalpine AG as a new member of ResponsibleSteel. As a major producer and processor of steel, voestalpine will provide a valuable contribution, through expertise and scale, to ResponsibleSteel’s vision: maximising steel’s contribution to a sustainable society.”

Find out more about ResponsibleSteel Membership here.

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