A materiality assessment helps to identify and address the economic, social and environmental topics that matter most to the steel business and its stakeholders.

worldsteel performs materiality assessments on a regular basis to ensure the industry’s reporting is meaningful to our stakeholders.

A materiality assessment is a process through which a sustainability issue can be prioritised, based on relevance to stakeholders and impact on society.

worldsteel’s latest materiality assessment confirmed that the below priority topics are of key importance both to external stakeholders and to the steel industry.

We are currently working to broaden our sustainability communication with our stakeholders by addressing these areas in detail and understanding the challenges over the coming years.