Sustainability

Everything we do is aimed at creating a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. Sustainability is a central driving force for both us and our customers. We want to be the first to launch fossil-free steel on the market in 2026, and to virtually eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations by around 2030.

First with fossil-free steel Annual Report and Sustainability Report

Sustainability strategy and governance

Sustainability is an element of SSAB’s business strategy.

First with fossil-free steel

SSAB wants to be the first to launch fossil-free steel on the market in 2026, and to largely eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations by around 2030. SSAB steels are already bringing environmental benefits to our customers.

Sustainability areas

SSAB’s sustainability work covers many different areas, such as the environment, health and safety, business ethics, and inclusion and diversity.

Reports and presentations

SSAB’s reports, documents and presentations are available here.

Sustainability news

Jan 13 2023

SSAB highlights the pre-requisites for green transition at EU Summit in Kiruna

Today, SSAB participates in a high-level panel discussion held in connection with the European Commission and Swedish government’s visit to Kiruna, Sweden. In his message, SSAB´s CEO Martin Lindqvist highlighted that the green transition is not a burden, but a business opportunity. SSAB already sees a market demand for fossil-free steel, and the aim is to start deliveries in 2026 and speed up SSAB´s own green transition by 15 years. However, to succeed, SSAB will need access to fossil-free electricity and an enabling regulatory framework that secures that the EU remains competitive and delivers on the climate goals, he emphasized.

Jan 9 2023

SSAB and Stena Stål partner up to provide fossil-free steel to the Nordic Market

SSAB has entered into an agreement with the Swedish steel distributor Stena Stål under which Stena Stål will be the first external distributor to deliver fossil-free steel on the Swedish market, starting in 2026.

Jan 3 2023

SSAB increases sustainability efforts through updated Supplier Code of Conduct

SSAB has updated its Supplier Code of Conduct (SCOC) to further clarify expectations toward suppliers. The new version includes topics such as human rights, modern slavery, biodiversity, recycling and fair competition and antitrust in alignment with international standards.