Sustainability

Everything we do is aimed at creating a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. Sustainability is a central driving force for both us and our customers. We want to be the first to launch fossil-free steel on the market in 2026, and to virtually eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations by around 2030.

Fossil-free steel Annual Report and Sustainability Report

Sustainability strategy and governance

Sustainability is an element of SSAB’s business strategy.

First with fossil-free steel

SSAB wants to be the first to launch fossil-free steel on the market in 2026, and to largely eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations by around 2030. SSAB steels are already bringing environmental benefits to our customers.

Sustainability areas

SSAB’s sustainability work covers many different areas, such as the environment, health and safety, business ethics, and inclusion and diversity.

Reports and presentations

SSAB’s reports, documents and presentations are available here.

Sustainability news

Feb 21
Other news

SSAB and VR to introduce e-trucks in local deliveries in Finland

SSAB Europe and VR Transpoint, which is responsible for VR's logistics business, have initiated a joint project to electrify heavy-duty industry transports. SSAB Europe will invest in heavy-duty vehicle charging points at the Hämeenlinna Works. VR will invest in low-emission road transport by acquiring fully electric trucks for SSAB Europe’s deliveries. The fully electric trucks to be acquired will be among the largest in terms of total mass to operate in regular customer deliveries in Finland.

Feb 9
Other news

New roof for 16 apartment buildings in Ukraine with roofing products donated by SSAB & Ruukki

Humanitarian reconstruction work in Ukraine, coordinated by the Swedish charity organization OperationAid, has progressed to repair houses damaged by Russian aggression. In January 2024, sixteen apartment buildings in the Mykolaiv region were renovated with roofing materials donated by SSAB and Ruukki.

Feb 7
Other news

SSAB in Italy now runs production with fossil-free energy

SSAB Swedish Steel S.p.A, established in Ghedi, Italy in 1995, installed solar panels on the roof of their production facility at the end of 2023. The SSAB Ghedi Steel Service Center production now operates fully with fossil-free energy, supporting SSAB’s strategy towards a more sustainable world.