Aperam : Aperam publishes its Sustainability Report
Luxembourg, 8 May 2013 - Aperam, a leading global producer of stainless and
speciality steel, has published its second Sustainability Report today. The
report outlines the Company's sustainabiliy performance and its record and
policies in areas such as safety, people, communities, environment, as well as
the contribution of the Company's products to society.
Aperam's Sustainability Report adheres to the Global Reporting Initiative 3.1
guidelines. The Report has been assured by audit firm Deloitte with regards to
compliance with this protocol, including selected performance data such as
customer satisfaction surveys, lost time frequency incident rate, consumption
of direct energy and direct CO2 emissions. This year's Report highlights how
Aperam responds with agility to the current uncertain economic environment
through customer orientation, and how this approach contributes to the
Company's economic sustainability.
Aperam's drive to reducing its carbon intensity is documented in this report,
with, in particular, the recent adoption by the Company of an intensity
reduction target of 35% by 2020 vs. 2007.
Philippe Darmayan, CEO of Aperam, commented: "We want our results to be
measured not just in financial, marketing and operational terms, but also from
the point of view of managing our businessresponsibly. Our objective is to
align sustainaiblity practices with commercial and operational
Aperam is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with
operations in more than 30 countries. The business is organized in three
divisions: Stainless & Electrical Steel, Services & Solutions and Alloys &
Aperam has 2.5 million tonnes of flat stainless steel capacity in Brazil and
Europe and is a leader in high value added niches - alloys and specialties.
Aperam has a highly integrated distribution, processing and services network
and a unique capability to produce stainless and specialty from low cost
biomass (charcoal). Its industrial network is concentrated in six main plants
located in Brazil, Belgium and France. Aperam has about 9,800 employees.
Aperam commits to operate in a responsible way with respect to health, safety
and the well-being of its employees, contractors and the communities in which
it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the
environment and of finite resources. In 2012, Aperam had revenues of USD 5.3
billion and shipments of 1.68 million tonnes.
For further information, please refer to our website at www.aperam.com
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