India's leading steel maker JSW Steel has joined over 130 forward-thinking organisations as a member of ResponsibleSteel, the only global multi-stakeholder standard and certification initiative for responsibly sourced and produced steel. JSW Steel’s JMD & Group CFO Mr Seshagiri Rao said “The move to join ResponsibleSteel is to collaborate and work with other businesses in creating values, tools, and policies, to accelerate the growth of the steel industry in a sustainable manner and enhance sustainability within our supply chain, so that customers are confident that the steel they use has been sourced and produced responsibly at every stage. At JSW we understand our responsibility towards making our planet better and happy to join ResponsibleSteel to demonstrate our commitment through participating in the international certification programme.”With efficient integrated operations and a clear vision for the future, JSW is executing its strategic growth plan in line with the growing steel demand. The wide spectrum of innovation, robust ESG commitments, and a drive to be #BetterEveryday, enable JSW to consistently create responsible value, for everyone. JSW has carved a sustainability vision and has a sustainability strategy along with key focus areas, which help them, steer their way for a sustainable planet. JSW Steel has set ambitious sustainability targets of reducing its specific CO2 emissions by 42% by FY2030 from 2005, aligning its target with the Sustainable Development Scenario of the International Energy Agency and India's Nationally Determined Contributions.A not-for-profit organisation, ResponsibleSteel is the industry’s first global multi-stakeholder standard and certification programme. Together with members from all stages of the steel supply chain, civil society and downstream users, we have developed an independent certification standard and programme via a process that aims to align with the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice.