Climate change and the production of iron and steel: an industry view | Åsa Ekdahl, Head, Environment and Climate Change | May 2021

Climate change is the biggest issue for the steel industry in the 21st century. At the steelTalks session organised on 19 May, Åsa Ekdahl, worldsteel’s Head of Environment and Climate Change, introduced the steel industry’s approach to support the transformation to low-carbon manufacturing.

COVID-19 and the steel industry | Nae Hee Han, Director, Economics Studies | April 2021

Speaking at the opening panel of the International Steel Symposium held on 15 April 2021, Dr Nae Hee Han, worldsteel Director Economics Studies, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on steel demand and looks beyond COVID-19 at the arising societal and steel use trends.

Recycling of steel | Clare Broadbent, Head, Sustainability | December 2020

Addressing the 54th ECCA Autumn Congress on 1 December 2020, Clare Broadbent, Head, Sustainability, worldsteel, discusses the role of steel recycling in the transition towards decarbonisation and why steel is fundamental to a circular economy.

Global steel industry overview | Baris Bekir Çiftçi, Head, Strategic Initiatives and Raw Materials Markets | December 2020

Addressing steelorbis New Horizons in Steel Markets virtual conference on 1 December 2020, Dr Baris Bekir Çiftçi, Head, Strategic Initiatives and Raw Materials Markets, worldsteel, reviews the state of the industry today, the effects of COVID-19 on steel demand and the raw materials markets and the key megatrends emerging from the pandemic.

Outlook for a sustainable steel industry | Edwin Basson, Director General | November 2020

At the online #steeltalks lecture held on 26 November 2020, worldsteel Director General Edwin Basson presented the latest economic data and outlined the steel industry’s environmental and social performance. steelTalks is a monthly lecture series on topics of interest to the global steel community.

The global steel industry in the post-pandemic era | Nae Hee Han, Director Economics Studies | November 2020

Addressing the Asia Steel Forum 2020 on 16 November 2020, Dr Nae Hee Han, worldsteel Director Economics Studies, discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the global steel industry and the megatrends arising from the crisis.

Circular economy in the steel industry | Edwin Basson, Director General | July 2020

Speaking at the OECD Virtual meeting of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC) Event on 7 July 2020, worldsteel Director General Dr Edwin Basson focused on steel’s crucial role in the remanufacturing industry.

The pandemic and the global steel industry | Nae Hee Han, Director, Economics Studies | June 2020

Speaking at the 2020 SEAISI e-conference meeting on 30 June 2020, Dr Nae Hee Han, worldsteel Director Economics Studies, addressed the impact of COVID-19 on the global steel industry.