In November 2020, Outokumpu received the ‘Prime’ label from ISS ESG sustainability rating. The label means that Outokumpu fulfills ISS ESG's demanding requirements regarding sustainability performance in the sector and serves as an indicator of the quality of the company’s performance in the social and environmental spheres.
Outokumpu is one of the top-scoring companies in the steel industry. Outokumpu is among the best-performing steel companies in the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) by S&P Global – the leading global benchmark in the growing field of Sustainability Investing and Corporate Sustainability. Outokumpu is also included in Sustainability Yearbook 2021, indicating a position within the top 15% sustainability performers in the industry.
In Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) assessment in 2020, Outokumpu received B rating for its performance in climate change actions. The rating is higher than the the Europe regional average of C, and higher than the Metal smelting, refining & forming sector average of D. Furthermore, Outokumpu was recognized for efforts to drive down emissions in our supply chain with a position on CDP’s 2020 Supplier Engagement Leader board.