Excellence in Sustainability Steelie Award 2017
worldsteel’s Excellence in Sustainability Steelie Award seeks to recognise an initiative that has made a positive impact, or provided benefits in all three areas of sustainability: economic, environmental and social performance.
The sustainability initiatives presented below are the 2017 finalists, and demonstrate actions being taken by worldsteel members to respond to sustainability challenges in their region. More details are available on worldsteel.org.
ArcelorMittal Tubarão and Usiminas: Paving rural roads in Brazil with steel by-products
ArcelorMittal Tubarão has developed road paving products, REVSOL and REVSOL Plus® using steelmaking slag. Usiminas has also developed a slag road-coating product, SIDERBRITA.
Acindar Grupo ArcelorMittal and Techint Group: Steel reuse for the conservation of jaguars
These companies have teamed up with NGOs and local authorities to promote biodiversity and reintroduce the native jaguar, declared a National Natural Monument, in a 35-hectare Breeding Centre in Argentina’s Iberá reserve.
China Baowu: Renewable energy in steelmaking
China Baowu has created the world’s largest roof-top solar energy installation covering 25 steelmaking buildings at two urban sites in the Shanghai and Nanjing areas.