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Decarbonising Steel conference: shaping a cleaner, greener industry

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Supply Chain Sustainability School is hosting a virtual conference on Thursday 21 September on ‘decarbonising steel’.

Explore how the steel industry can reduce carbon emissions through technology and innovation.

The two-hour virtual conference will present the critical sustainability issues facing the steel industry and its use across the built environment. It will cover topics that include the market potential and also the challenges of scaling ‘transition’ production technologies.

What is the Supply Chain Sustainability School?

Launched in 2012, the Supply Chain Sustainability School is a free learning environment. It works to upskill people in the built environment sector.

Membership is free and gives you access to learning resources and CPD-accredited content.

What can I expect from the Decarbonising Steel conference?

Steel is the world’s most widely used material. Traditionally, it is a carbon ‘megaproducer’ due to the energy used in its production. Steel’s wide-scale use in construction is a key factor behind the industry’s big carbon impact. New buildings and major infrastructure projects across the globe account for more than 50 per cent of steel demand.

The conference will feature experts from the steel sector talking about their experiences of re-using steel with a ‘circular’ approach: recycling steel and other methodologies to increase the environmental credentials of steel products used in today’s major construction projects.

The virtual conference will take place on Thursday 21 September, 10am – 12pm via Zoom.

By joining the event, you will:

  • Discover how major producers are maximising steel’s contribution to a more sustainable built environment
  • Learn about alternative/transition technologies in steel production, and how they can reduce carbon emissions
  • Hear from market-leading companies, initiatives and projects on their experiences of using circular and recycled steel in a variety of construction applications
  • Find out how your organisation can support the recognition, sourcing and production of responsible steel.

Who is this conference for?

This event is for you if you’re working in the built environment and interested in decarbonisation and how new approaches to steel production are contributing to net-zero targets. Because places are limited, you should sign up soon.

For further information email loraine@supplychainschool.co.uk.

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