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Outokumpu India celebrates World Environmental Day

Steel News - Published on Wed, 06 Jun 2018

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India office of Finland based Outokumpu, leading stainless steel manufacturer celebrated World Environment Day with host of activities and pledge to promote sustainable solutions to make planet earth a cleaner and greener place as well as work towards achieving United Nations (UN’s) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG’s). Mr Yatinder Pal Singh Suri, Managing Director and Country head, Outokumpu India while speaking on the occasion said “Globally June 5th marks World Environment Day, the most recognized day for communal climate action. Coordinated by the United Nations (UN), the annual event encourages the celebration of environmentally sustainable solutions. This year India is hosting the global World Environment Day celebrations As a responsible corporation Outokumpu is committed and passionate about sustainable development, we take this opportunity to align with global sustainability efforts including meeting United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to be met by the year 2030.”

He said “Stainless steel is the key building block for a sustainable future. In order to strengthen this belief, Outokumpu has already incorporates the SDG’s into its business in a way that stays true to the company’s core identity. As the global leader of high performance stainless steel, Outokumpu is already aligned to achieve these goals. Stainless steel is the world’s most recyclable material, an indispensable material in industries such as solar power, green construction and low-carbon transportation. Sustainability is firmly integrated into Outokumpu’s business operations, from including the highest proportion of recycled content on the market in its products to keeping its supply chain pristine.”

Mr Suri said “Outokumpu strongly believes that stainless steel is the key building block for a sustainable future, playing an important role in the sustainable development of global infrastructure. New business opportunities are emerging from humanity's growing demands for clean energy and pure water. Renewable energy solutions such as solar power, biofuels and wind energy require components and materials that can be sustainably sourced and yield low life cycle costs. Stainless steel is an optimal choice in such sectors.”

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Wed, 06 Jun 2018
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