Further Information


Gerhard Endemann

Head of Politics

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Steel's contribution to a low carbon Europe 2050 (BCG)


Energy and Environment


The steel industry in Germany continuously seeks to increase its energy efficiency, and leads in international comparisons. It is dependant, however, on competitive electricity prices.
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An sound environment is indispensable. We are responsible for its preservation. The steel industry successfully meets its responsibility – in numerous ways.
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Emissions Trading

The steel industry takes its responsibility for climate protection seriously.
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Going about the steel business in an sustainable way ensures that work can be carried out under the same conditions over the long term whilst maintaining an ecological, economic and social balance.
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The steel industry is the world champion in closing material cycles. This is true for both, the material steel itself and the by-products created during production
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