6. Responsible energy user that helps create a lower carbon future

Research into new technology

Steel’s full potential as a sustainable material will only be fully realised if we can find ways to make it that either reduce our own emissions or those of other industries. Our investments in this area will be critical.

Our approach to date

We have invested substantial amounts in researching new and more efficient methods to produce steel. Across the whole European steel sector, carbon emissions per tonne have been cut by 50% in the last 40 years, and many steel plants are now operating close to their maximum efficiency, with the technology currently available.  A number of technological innovations are possible, particularly to find productive uses for our carbon emissions. We are working with a range of partners to try to do this, with the ultimate goal of finding a solution that will make a considerable difference to the carbon footprint of steel production.

What's new?

News 21.09.2016 Steel goes circular: The Circular Building
Our Stories01.05.2016 Steel goes circular: re-using sheet piles
Our Stories01.04.2016 Collaboration on the Great Lakes
Our Stories01.04.2016 Getting on the front foot in Ostrava: dealing with dust
Our Stories01.04.2016 Fertile thinking: farmers benefiting from steel slag
Our Stories01.04.2016 Clearing the air: new products for indoor environments
Our Stories01.04.2016 New ideas, new technology: interns in Argentina
Our Stories01.01.2015 Engineering low-carbon solutions for buildings
Our Stories01.01.2015 Sustain Our Great Lakes
Our Stories01.01.2015 Measuring impact in South Africa
Our Stories01.01.2015 Liberia: Mobilising the response to Ebola
Insight30.05.2015 Steel packaging and the circular economy
SD Update19.01.2017 Gender diversity award for ArcelorMittal Ostrava
SD Update31.10.2016 Moroccan steelmaker heads for 90% wind-powered steel
SD Update10.10.2016 Largest exporter in Bosnia & Herzegovina
SD Update25.09.2016 Judiciary honour for social outreach work in Brazil
SD Update27.06.2016 ArcelorMittal assesses contribution to South Africa
SD Update16.05.2016 Nafta: review of 2015
SD Update13.05.2016 How does ArcelorMittal create value for society?
SD Update03.12.2015 Presenting lightweight solutions at Megatrends India
SD Update12.11.2015 The building you can build again and again
SD Update30.07.2015 Building for the future: the b home