KYIV. Nov 16 (Interfax-Ukraine) – PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih (Dnipropetrovsk region) has become the world’s first full-scale mining and metallurgical enterprise that holds two certificates: compliance with the sustainable development management system and the responsible sourcing system in accordance with the BES 6001 standard.
According to a company press release, the availability of these certificates will be an additional advantage of the company over competitors in the construction segment, when choosing suppliers of metal products for the most responsible construction projects around the world.
“Our enterprise has successfully passed two stages of the CARES certification audit, which was a significant moment for all of us. ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih has once again confirmed the high quality of its metal products and compliance with the most stringent standards. Due to the well-coordinated work of our entire team, we can be proud of this achievement. The availability of these certificates will significantly improve our competitiveness and strengthen the company’s position in the world markets of metal goods,” Deputy CEO for Marketing and Sales at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih Anastasia Tatarulyeva said.
It is explained that the BES 6001 international standard is developed in the UK in order to assess the responsible selection of resources in the supply chain and in order to evaluate the company’s product strategy by the criteria of social, economic and environmental sustainability.