21 February 2022

ResponsibleSteel™ certifies responsible production and sourcing practices

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BlueScope has announced that the Port Kembla Steelworks (PKSW) in the Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia has been awarded ResponsibleSteelTM site certification, the first certified site in the Asia Pacific region. BlueScope is only the fourth steelmaker in the world to receive the certification, placing it in elite company with global steel sustainability leaders Aperam, ArcelorMittal and voestalpine, who recently achieved certification for some of their sites. 

PKSW was awarded certification following a two-phase, rigorous independent audit assessing BlueScope’s performance against the 12 principles of the standard. This standard covers a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Read more