In order to live up to our brand promise of Transforming Tomorrow, we are committed to the highest standards of corporate responsibility (CR). This is not only a matter of good corporate citizenship; the ability to demonstrate good social and community development practices makes us an attractive partner and opens up new business opportunities.
Our strategic goals include creating a high performance culture, protecting the Health and Safety, driving profitability and maintaining license to operate.
We realise that an ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices will prove critical to achieving these goals and providing the kind of leadership that will transform the steel industry on the continent.
Safety; creating a safe environment for all to live and work in, caring; fostering authentic relationships and valuing everyone, commitment; solution-focused, delivering to our best, customer satisfaction; Building long term win-win partnerships, are our newly-adopted brand values. In guiding the evolution of steel to secure the best future for the industry we remain mindful of our responsibility to the people in whom we invest, the communities we support and the environment in which we operate. This long-term approach is central to our business philosophy and inextricably linked to our future financial prosperity
We think of sustainability in terms of four dimensions:
- Creating a high performance culture
- Protecting the Health and Safety
- Driving profitability
- Maintaining license to operate.
This philosophy manifests itself in an array of safety, health, environmental and social investment programmes, which represent the human interface of the organisation and is aimed at the well-being of the company’s key stakeholders, both in the operating environment and within society.
ArcelorMittal South Africa remains fully committed to further Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE), recognising that it is the cornerstone of a strong and sustainable economy. We have renewed our focus on transforming the company and improving its empowerment status on all the elements identified in the Department of Trade & Industry's Codes of Good Practice.
With board and executive level representation the company ensures that sustainable development activities receive the highest level of attention. Details of our activities on all fronts of sustainability are contained in the Sustainability Reports on this website.