Sustainability

BUILDING A MORE
SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.

Sustainability. Corporate citizenship. Corporate social responsibility. ESG issues. 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 are implementing our Best for AllSM 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.

2020 Sustainability
Report

Read U. S. Steel’s 2020 Sustainability Report here.

Watch President & CEO, Dave Burritt, introduce our 2020 ESG Report and discuss our Best for AllTM strategy and sustainability goals to help care for our biggest customer – Planet Earth.

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SETTING A HIGHER BAR:
REACHING NET-ZERO
BY 2050

In addition to a commitment to reduce our own greenhouse gas emissions intensity, U. S. Steel is committed to helping customers and consumers achieve their environmental goals.

SAFETY
& HEALTH

In 1908, we coined the expression “Safety First”, and today, safety remains our primary core value. Every employee deserves to return home safely each day, and we are diligently working to make injury-free work environments a reality, combining physical and psychological safety to take a 360-degree view of our workplaces.

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2020 Global Days Away From Work Incidence Rates

0.07

For 2020, we had a corporate DAFW rate of 0.07, which is eight times better than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Iron and Steel benchmark DAFW rate of 0.60.

INCLUSION
& DIVERSITY

Attracting, developing, retaining, and rewarding a workforce of talented, diverse people is essential to having high-performing teams that drive results for our stakeholders. U. S. Steel is committed to the principle of Moving up the Talent Curve.

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ETHICS
& COMPLIANCE

Since the founding of U. S. Steel, we have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to doing business ethically, with integrity, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Our ethics and compliance program is implemented to focus on the particular compliance risks that we face.

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GREENHOUSE GAS
EMISSIONS

Part of being a good corporate citizen requires a dedicated focus on how our industry affects the environment. We are committed to recycling and reducing our emissions, as well as energy and resources required for our operations.

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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

Environmental stewardship is a core value at U. S. Steel. We know we must operate our facilities in an environmentally responsible manner and take steps to protect and preserve our shared natural resources.

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Environmental Capital Expenditures

6%

Our environmental capital projects accounted for 6% of our total capital expenditures in 2020.

ESG QUICK LINKS

U. S. Steel’s sustainability efforts are organized around environmental, social and governance priorities.
  • This reporting index includes relevant GRI standard disclosures addressed in the report and aligns them with the applicable SASB indicators.
  • GRI/SASB ALIGNED INDEX

Sustainability contact

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

U. S. Steel

2020 sustainability report

We have sustained our business for over 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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