Outokumpu receives Gold level rating from supplier sustainability platform EcoVadis

Outokumpu has received a Gold level rating from supplier sustainability platform EcoVadis. The Gold level rating indicates that Outokumpu is among the top 5% of suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis.

EcoVadis is the leading sustainability rating provider which assesses companies in respect to environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. EcoVadis has assessed over 30,000 companies and the criteria is in line with global standards such as GRI and UN Global Compact.

“Outokumpu is the leading producer of sustainable stainless steel globally. We are proud and excited to have received the Gold level rating by EcoVadis. This recognition is a result of the extensive sustainability work that Outokumpu employees have done during the past several years. We will also continue to work closely with our customers to help them design even more sustainable solutions”, says Kari Tuutti, President, Business Area Long Products & Group Sustainability.

Outokumpu helps its customers to design more sustainable solutions and provides also externally verified Environmental Product Declarations making it possible for our customers to calculate sustainability performance over their products’ life cycle.

As the leader in low carbon stainless steel production, sustainability is at the core of Outokumpu. During the past 15 years, Outokumpu has made substantial investments to build an environmentally efficient production system and to further advance the sustainability of our products.

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Corporate Communications, tel. +358 9 421 3840

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Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be the best value creator in stainless steel by 2020, through our competitive edge of customer orientation and efficiency. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 10,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki. www.outokumpu.com

Published dec 05, 2019