Environmental Product Declarations reaffirm the company’s commitment to sustainability
Today, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (U. S. Steel) announced environmental product declarations (EPDs) across three key offerings including Hot-Rolled, Cold-Rolled and Corrosion-Resistant flat-rolled products where the steel has been melted at Big River Steel Works. The EPDs provide quantifiable, independent, and audited environmental data on these core products. These enhanced disclosures are valid for five years and equip U. S. Steel customers with objective information about the lifecycle impacts and emissions of steel products, enabling them to select more sustainable products for their manufacturing. These EPDs represent a step forward in the journey to measure our product carbon footprint.
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“We are thrilled to have secured EPDs on our three major flat-rolled steel coil products, representing all products melted at Big River Steel Works. This development unlocks substantial value to our customers who want to be more informed about their supply chain’s environmental impact,” said Kenneth E. Jaycox, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for U. S. Steel. “Presenting transparent and data-backed validation of our products empowers our customers to make more informed and sustainable decisions.”
Certified and audited by the American Society for Testing and Materials, these EPDs provide a more holistic story of the environmental impact of each product in a single, comprehensive report to better inform transparent, sustainable decision-making. For example, they include information about a product’s impact on global warming potential, smog creation and water usage.
As outlined in the company’s 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, sustainable steel is essential to lowering greenhouse gas emissions and underpins critical green technologies. U. S. Steel is focused on reducing emissions in meaningful ways and delivering profitable, differentiated, and sustainable steel solutions to create a greener planet that is Best for All®.
More information on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) can be found here.
Founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation is a leading steel producer. With an unwavering focus on safety, the company’s customer-centric Best for All® strategy is advancing a more secure, sustainable future for U. S. Steel and its stakeholders. With a renewed emphasis on innovation, U. S. Steel serves the automotive, construction, appliance, energy, containers, and packaging industries with high value-added steel products such as U. S. Steel’s proprietary XG3® advanced high-strength steel. The company also maintains competitively advantaged iron ore production and has an annual raw steelmaking capability of 22.4 million net tons. U. S. Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with world-class operations across the United States and in Central Europe. For more information, please visit www.ussteel.com.