Alfa Acciai and Acciaierie di Sicilia continually strive for the best available techniques, and are committed to pursuing an ongoing policy to improve environmental performance, minimising the negative impact of their operations on the environment where technically possible and economically sustainable.
Alfa Acciai and Acciaierie di Sicilia have adopted environmental management systems as a tool for all stakeholders which ensures that respect for the environment is pursued and achieved at the best, and through these management systems are committed to:
In particular, the system is characterised by interaction between environmental requirements and production processes, with the precise aim of identifying environmental aspects, assessing impact regarding activities, and controlling their effect in terms of:
These objectives underpin the Environmental Policy and are transformed into concrete plans and targets that can be measured and monitored regularly.
Alfa Acciai has held certification since May 2005 and Acciaierie di Sicilia since February 2004.
Measurement of environmental performance:
Alfa Acciai and Acciaierie di Sicilia are among the first European companies to obtain SUSTSTEEL certification (sustainable steel).
EUROFER, the European Steel Association has created the mark SUSTEEL to organise, develop and promote the sector of products for steel construction, based on an independent certification scheme, in the context of its members’ sustainability and corporate social responsibility, so as to allow an assessment by the users and the other stakeholders, such as the European, national and local institutions.