Our commitment for Corporate Social Responsibility

Our commitment to sustainability is deeply entrenched in our corporate philosophy. Finding a balance between the interests of the various stakeholders and thus between economic success, the protection of the environment and social responsibility is an inherent part of our corporate culture.

Swiss Steel Group’s CSR ambition is in sync with the business strategy and tailored to the stakeholders’ needs. The principles of our activities are the conservation of resources, energy efficiency, product recyclability, minimizing emissions, safety at the workplace, continuous innovation and an open dialogue with our stakeholders.

How we define CSR

CSR for Swiss Steel Group means to consider the success of the company from the following three perspectives:

1. Economic performance
2. Environmental performance
3. Social performance

This means that we analyse and assess all three performance areas along specified key performance indicators (KPIs).

Our strategy and main goals

We integrate CSR in the core of our business model by focusing on and evaluating the key concerns of our stakeholders. Every stakeholder of Swiss Steel Group should be able to understand our CSR approach and know how to support it. This is in line with our long-term goal to create a profitable, innovative and global group for special long steel.

Main CSR goals of the Swiss Steel Group are:

  • Make CSR an integral part of the Swiss Steel Group value chain from purchase to production, processing, sales and distribution
  • Balance out and continuously improve economic, environmental and social performance
  • Make a positive impact on society in a sustainable and ethical way

Reporting of Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR at Swiss Steel Group is continuously developing. The progress in CSR will be reported annually in the annual report of the corresponding year. As a guideline in developing CSR reporting for Swiss Steel Group, the principles of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards are followed. In the Annual Report you will find an overview of stakeholders and material topics.

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Stefan Feichtinger
Senior Manager Corporate Technology
Phone: +41 (0)41 581 4167