At a ceremony in Helsinki on September 12, SSAB appointed the company JanLa Oy as a GreenCoat® partner. Membership means that JanLa Oy has the right to market the GreenCoat® brand in the Finnish market.
SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, the owners behind the HYBRIT initiative, will participate in the Climate Week NYC and UN Climate Action Summit in New York. The message they will bring is that it is possible to reach net zero emissions in the iron and steel industry and energy sector.
SSAB started to explore flexibility measures related to staffing adjustments at the end of August and initiated employer-employee negotiations in its Finnish operations concerning potential temporary lay-offs of a maximum of 90 days. The negotiations have now ended and there will be a temporary lay-off need averaging 2-3 weeks in 2019.