Sustainability in the general sense is of vital importance to the steel sector.
EUROFER has established a sustainability strategy based on a limited number of principles, which were first laid down formally in 2016.
The chief concern of the sector is to be, and remain, a sustainable employer. From an innovation and low-carbon point of view, the European steel industry is focusing on breakthrough technologies. Air pollution and the circular economy are other key environmental issues, alongside sustainable product development.
Other sustainability priorities for the European steel industry include the promotion of steel as a multi-recyclable, permanent, and versatile material, and on the material and energy efficiency of steel production.
The four principles of EUROFER's overall sustainability strategy are:
The European Steel Association (EUROFER) has just published its Annual Report for 2020.
EUROFER's Annual Report 2020 looks back at the work of the Association and the performance of the European steel industry over the past year.
European Steel in Figures 2020 is EUROFER's statistical handbook, laying out in an easy-to-use format the key statistics and data about the performance and footprint of one of Europe's most important strategic sectors.