Our environmental policy

Our goal is to take care of the environment and our employees while creating value, growth, and innovation without compromising quality. To achieve our goal, we need to implement a sustainable mindset in all parts of our business. Sverdrup Steel and our partners commit to minimizing the environmental impact and contributing to a sustainable future. We are certified according to ISO 14001: 2015, the most recognized international standard for environmental management systems.


Our vision

Our vision is to become the preferred supplier of sustainable stainless steel. Stainless steel is the ultimate material for sustainable solutions as it is 100% recyclable, efficient, malleable, strong, and durable. 


7 focus areas

These are the seven main areas we commit to address in our business activitties:

  • Health, working environment and safety
  • Fair working conditions and human rights
  • Goods transport and work-related travel activities
  • Energy consumption and heating of buildings
  • Waste management and source separation
  • Packaging consumption and product volume
  • Product documentation and supplier certification


Our SDG’s and ISO 14001

The global climate challenges we are facing, are forcing us to take constructive and conscious choices. As a global supplier of steel, we want to be a part of the solution and do our part. We strive towards making our business more sustainable for the world that we live in today, but also for future generations. It is a constant process.

To help us work towards a constructive and clear direction we will continue to hold the ISO 14001 certification as well as upholding seven of the UNs Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

SDG 3 good health and well-beinf

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girl.

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

ISO 14001 Certification

We are certified according to ISO 14001: 2015, the most recognized international standard for environmental management systems.

With the certificate on the wall, we’ll continue to work proactively and systematically to identify and understand the environmental aspects of our activities, products, and services.

See all our certificates here.


How will we get there?

  • Laws and compliance
  • Environmental aspects
  • Risk assessment
  • Goals

Compare recycled content

In the stainless steel industry, the global average of recycled material is 44 %, according to a study by Yale University. We are proud to say that our key partners recycled content of stainless steel is more than 90%.

Total amount of reduced Co2 as an effect of the recycled material from our warehouses in Norway is more than 115.000 kg.