Responsible conduct plays a central role in our business model and in our self-image as a traditional company. For us, responsibility means making our entire company ethically and socially responsible, environmentally compatible and at the same time economically successful. Our understanding of sustainability encompasses all areas that contribute to securing the long-term success of the company - and thus the future viability of Klöckner & Co. We see the rapidly growing awareness of sustainability as an extraordinary opportunity.
At various levels, we see numerous opportunities to rethink previous solutions and replace them with more sustainable ones. Klöckner & Co is working to create a new range of sustainably produced steel with zero emissions, thus establishing ourselves as a pioneer of a sustainable steel industry. At the same time, Klöckner & Co is focusing on concrete measures to reduce its environmental footprint. We structure our sustainability activities based on five action areas: employees, responsible conduct, environment, digitalization and customers.
OUR SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
Transparency is part of responsibility. In our annual report, we comprehensively present our Group-wide development in the area of sustainability based on five action areas. It provides an overview of our social and ecological activities in fiscal 2021.
COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY AND FAIRNESS
As a pioneer on the way to a sustainable steel industry, the Group has signed up to various standards and initiatives that demonstrate our ambitious commitment. By pursuing a holistic approach, we aim to actively drive the green transformation of the economy and society through the sustainable strategic orientation of our business. Our voluntary commitments demonstrate our ambition and responsibility.