Blogs by worldsteel experts and occasionally by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to your comments.

2 December 2023

Industrial Transition Accelerator launched

Partnership including COP28 Presidency, United Nations Climate Change, and Bloomberg Philanthropies will catalyse decarbonisation across heavy-emitting sectors.

1 December 2023

Steel Standards Principles launched at COP28

Industry call for the need for common emissions measurement methodologies to accelerate the transition to near zero.

28 November 2023

The Green Steel Challenge podcast launches with Edwin Basson and Åsa Ekdahl

A brand new podcast, created by The Willy Korf Foundation and Kallanish Commodities, to invite conversation, ignite innovation and accelerate change in the steel industry.

17 November 2022

Blog: worldsteel’s Open Forum – A climate conversation with the steel industry

Åsa Ekdahl, Head of Environment and Climate Change, shares the highlights from our first Open Forum on climate.

29 September 2022

Blog: Climate - Inaugural worldsteel Open Forum

The focus of the global climate debate has broadened and moved to sectors of the economy other than energy and transport.

Steel coil inspection
28 January 2022

Blog: China’s drive towards a low-carbon future and challenges ahead

worldsteel Deputy Director General Frank Zhong outlines the measures and initiatives put in place in China to lower carbon emissions and what could slow the pace of decarbonisation.

8 November 2021

Blog: COP26 – Steel in the Glasgow Breakthroughs Programme

Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Environment and Technology at worldsteel, discusses what is probably the most important new high-level initiative presented at COP26, ‘The Breakthrough Agenda’, launched by the UK Presidency.

4 November 2021

Blog: COP 26 – the last best chance?

Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Environment and Technology at worldsteel is in Glasgow at COP26 and will keep us up to date with discussions or decisions being made affecting the steel industry. This is one of a series.