Sustainable Reinforcing Steel (SRS) Certificate relates to the purchase and receipt of raw materials for steelmaking, manufacture of reinforcing steel in bar form commencing with the production of liquid steel and proceeding through casting to rolling in the bar mill. As part of this certificate, "Sustainable Reinforcing Steel Policy" has been prepared which is based on Environmental, Social and Economic factors. Additionally, SRS Manual has been prepared. Besides, sustainable reinforcing steel criteria is monitored, recorded and reported regularly. Those criteria cover the following topics.

Climate Change and Energy

• Greenhouse gas emissions and energy usage

• Transport impacts from deliveries of raw materials

Sustainable Consumption and Production

• Environmental Management System and ISO 14001

• Materials Efficiency

Sustainable Consumption and Production

• Environmental Management System and ISO 14001

• Materials Efficiency

Natural resource protection and enhancing the environment

• Materials – Supply Chain, Quality and Performance

• Water usage

• Waste management system

• Biodiversity and eco toxicity

• Environmental incidents, complaints and prosecutions

Creating sustainable communities

• Stakeholder engagement and continuity of communication

• Safe and healthy working conditions and OHSAS 18001

• Fundamental rights at work

• Skills and training

• Economic factors

Records to demonstrate conformance to above mentioned and any legal requirements are maintained and reported to UK CARES. Furthermore, İzmir Demir Çelik Sanayi A.Ş.’s management regularly reviews results of internal audits, data analysis, incident and accident investigations, preventive and corrective actions together with SRS criteria report. It is aimed; to minimize the environmental impacts of all activities, to commit the sustainable production, to comply with legal and other requirements all together with continuous improvement.

Conformity of our products on sustainable reinforcing steel scheme is declared on labels attached to bundles as in the following form and logo: "This reinforcing steel has been produced in accordance with the CARES Sustainable Reinforcing Steel Scheme that conforms to BS8902:2009".


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