Sustainability

We are at the heart of moving society towards more ecologically, socially, and economically sustainable solutions. Our aim is to become the industry benchmark for sustainability.

Stainless steel is a superb material for sustainable solutions as it is 100% recyclable, efficient and long-lasting. Our vision is to become the customers’ first choice in sustainable stainless steel. Read more about sustainability and discover how we contribute to a more sustainable world by producing stainless steel.

Stainless steel with lowest carbon footprint

Outokumpu is the industry leader in sustainability as our stainless steel has the lowest carbon footprint in the industry. We report both direct and indirect CO2 emissions as well as the emission of our supply chain (scopes 1, 2 and 3). Our target is reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

Our sustainability strategy

Sustainable solutions

Reporting and data

Contact information

Our sustainability is based on environment, social and governance

Environment

Reducing emissions and providing solutions for a sustainable future. Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges the world is facing today. Outokumpu aims to protect the climate with our sustainable stainless steel. We are developing our operations to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. We are committed to the Business Ambition for 1.5°.

People and society

Health and safety of our people in everything we do. Outokumpu is deeply connected to the wider society through our employees, contractors, investors, local communities and other stakeholders. We contribute to the well-being of communities through our economic impact.

Good governance

Robust governance is our foundation. We strive for continuous improvement and transparency in our sustainability governance.