XCarb™ towards carbon neutral steel
European Year of Rail: discover ArcelorMittal’s commitment to the rail sector22 April 2021
2021 is the European Year of Rail.Officially launched on 29 March by the European Commission, the European Year of Rail will aim to highlight the benefits of rail as a sustainable, smart, and safe means of transport. “Environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient, rail will play a crucial role in helping the EU become climate neutral by 2050. The COVID-19 crisis has also shown how rail transport can facilitate the supply of essential goods such as medical devices, food, and fuel in exceptional circumstances” declared Oleg Butković, Croatian Minister for the Sea, Transport, and Infrastructure, President of the Council of the EU.Corporate News
ArcelorMittal Asturias starts coke oven gas injection for Blast Furnace B15 April 2021
In February 2021, ArcelorMittal Asturias completed its coke oven gas (COG) injection project for Blast Furnace B in its Gijón plant, a strategic step to reduce CO2 emissions and operational costs thanks to lower coke consumption. Use of this innovative technology will result in a reduction in CO2 emissions of 125 000 tonnes a year, equivalent to the emissions generated by the annual consumption of 84 000 Spanish households with individual natural gas-based heating systems*.Corporate News
Introducing ArcelorMittal’s XCarb™ green steel certificates
XCarb™ is the new brand name for ArcelorMittal’s ongoing global programme of steelmaking innovation targeted at carbon neutral steel by 2050. The initiatives that are part of XCarb™ aim to reduce ArcelorMittal’s carbon footprint.
The XCarb™ green steel certificate initiative
One of the first initiatives is XCarb™ green steel certificates from ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products. The certificates are issued by ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products and are based on CO2 savings which have been assured by DNV, an independent body. The savings are calculated in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting.
Purchasing an XCarb™ green steel certificate officially passes the CO2 savings achieved by ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products to our customer. This enables the customer to report a corresponding reduction in their Scope 3 CO2 emissions in accordance with the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard.
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