ResponsibleSteel in November beginning applauded the certification of the world’s largest steel sites achieving ResponsibleSteel certification. The sites are Pohang and Gwangyang Steelworks in South Korea operated by POSCO. POSCO’s CEO Mr Hag-dong Kim said “It is a great honor that both Pohang and Gwangyang Steelworks, the world’s two largest mills, have been certified by ResponsibleSteel. Today, as we prepare for the post-pandemic era, it is more important than ever for the steel industry to fulfill its social responsibility and to practice sustainable manufacturing.”This is a monumental step forward for ResponsibleSteel and the global steel industry on the road to sustainable development and Decarbonization. ResponsibleSteel now has around 13% of the world’s steel industry by volume in its membership, with certified sites on 5 continents covering the production of over 100 million tonnes of steel.A not-for-profit organization, ResponsibleSteel is the industry’s first global multi-stakeholder standard and certification program. Together with members from all stages of the steel supply chain, civil society and downstream users, ResponsibleSteel has developed an independent certification standard and program via a process that aims to align with the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice. The ResponsibleSteel Standard is designed to drive forward positive actions for people, planet and the steel industry.