Sustainability

SSAB is undertaking a strategic roadmap to revolutionize iron- and steelmaking, and to be the world’s first steel company to deliver iron ore-based fossil-free steel to the market in 2026. This includes an active leadership role in the HYBRIT joint venture initiative with LKAB and Vattenfall. The target is to be fossil free as a company by 2045.

Sustainability expedition

SSAB has embarked on a sustainability expedition that revolutionizes steel throughout its lifecycle – from steelmaking, to end use and 100% recyclability. Today, SSAB’s blast furnaces emit 7% less CO₂ than the EU average, but we are reaching for more.

Operations

Sustainable operations

 

Internal operational efficiency is a key focus in ensuring that our operations run as sustainably as possible. 

Hybrit

HYBRIT - First in fossil-free steel

SSAB will stepwise move toward a fossil-free steelmaking process through the HYBRIT initiative and eliminate other fossil fuel related emissions, making it possible to be fossil free within the entire operation. 

Offering

Sustainable Offering

For a stronger, lighter and more sustainable future: SSAB’s advanced high strength steels and quenched & tempered steels. 
EcoUpgraded

EcoUpgraded

Working together with our customers, SSAB continuously upgrades the material and design of applications. The benefits of upgrading to high-strength steel include reduced weight, improved fuel economy and extended product lifetime – all of which significantly contribute to reducing a product’s carbon footprint.

Sustainability news

Oct 9 2020

EPD - An important tool in sustainability work

What is the environmental impact of a product throughout the whole lifecycle? You can find this out in SSAB’s environmental product declarations, EPDs. 

Oct 8 2020

SSAB's climate goals are approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

SSAB's targets for greenhouse gas emissions including carbon dioxide have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. The approval means that the objective is scientifically based and in line with the Paris Agreement.

Sep 2 2020

SSAB joins the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

SSAB, using HYBRIT technology, which endeavors to revolutionize steelmaking, aims to replace coking coal, traditionally needed for ore-based steelmaking, with fossil-free electricity and hydrogen. SSAB has now also joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance.

Responsible partner

Responsible partner

Acting as a responsible partner is about how we manage risks and take responsibility in the supply chain as well as where we are present locally.
Sustainable business

Sustainable business

Sustainability is central to our vision and strategy. We know that sustainable business supports strong financial and operational results.

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