Sustainability

BUILDING A MORE
SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.

Sustainability. Corporate citizenship. Corporate social responsibility. ESG (environmental, social and governance) matters. Every company defines these phrases a bit differently, but U. S. Steel views them through a simple lens. Sustaining lives and livelihoods by creating a more sustainable future for our company and the stakeholders who depend on us is not only the right thing to do, it’s also essential to our long-term success. To realize this future, we will implement our “Best of Both” strategy to transform our company into a sustainable, competitive business, enabling us to remain a pillar of our communities, a source of pride for our employees, and the bedrock of sustainable manufacturing for generations to come.

SAFETY
& HEALTH

At U. S. Steel, we have a longstanding commitment to the safety and health of the men and women who work in our facilities. In fact, U. S. Steel coined the term “Safety First” in the early 1900s.

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2019 Global Days Away From Work Incidence Rates

0.10

A company record in this measure and includes two business segments (Tubular and U. S. Steel Košice) with 0.00 rates for the year.

INCLUSION
& DIVERSITY

We know that none of our goals are achievable without a talented, dedicated and motivated workforce. U. S. Steel remains committed to the principle of Moving up the Talent Curve.

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ETHICS
& COMPLIANCE

U. S. Steel has an unwavering commitment to doing business ethically, with integrity, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Our core values are articulated in our S.T.E.E.L. Principles.

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GREENHOUSE GAS
EMISSIONS

Committing to a global greenhouse gas emissions intensity reduction target is central to U. S. Steel strategy to become a world-competitive, sustainable steel company.

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Green House Gas Emissions 2030 Goal

-20%

We have set a goal to reduce our GHG emissions intensity by 20% by 2030 based on 2018 baseline levels.

ENVIRONMENTAL
STEWARDSHIP

U. S. Steel has long been an industry leader in environmental compliance, beginning with the incorporation of International Organization Standards (ISO) 14001.

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Environmental Capital Expenditures

11%

Our environmental capital expenditures alone accounted for 11% of total capital expenditures in fiscal years 2019 and 2018.

Sustainability contact

Kevin Zeik
Senior Research Fellow – Innovation & Sustainability
KZeik@uss.com
(412) 433-7210

U. S. Steel

2019 sustainability report

We have sustained our business for nearly 120 years through wars, pandemics, and economic expansion and collapse. U. S. Steel will be there to sustainably produce the next generation of steel for the next generation of people.

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