Outokumpu receives ResponsibleSteel certification

Outokumpu has received the ResponsibleSteel certification for all its manufacturing sites in Europe. ResponsibleSteel has set the global standard for the entire steel industry on sustainable steel sourcing and production. With this significant achievement, Outokumpu becomes the first steel company in the Nordics to receive the global ResponsibleSteel certificates for all seven of its sites and operations in Finland, Sweden, and Germany. Outokumpu has been a member of the ResponsibleSteel initiative since 2019. The achieved certification enables the company to evaluate and strengthen its sustainability work further and drive the steel industry forward.

The standard covers key ESG aspects of companies’ operations – taking into consideration the impacts on areas including climate and biodiversity, water stewardship, occupational health and safety, human rights, diversity and inclusion, stakeholder engagement, responsible sourcing and governance.

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