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CELSA Group reaffirms its commitment to sustainability by joining the Energy Efficiency Movement


  • Europe’s leading low-emission circular steel producer, CELSA Group, is committed to reducing scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions by 50% by 2030 and becoming a Net Positive company by 2050.
  • CELSA Group is the second Spanish company to join the Energy Efficiency Movement promoted in 2021 by ABB, to which more than 160 companies around the world have already joined, and the first in the steel production sector at national and European level to join the initiative.

Barcelona, 8 de november 8th, 2022.- CELSA Group has joined the movement for Energy Efficiency, a movement launched by ABB in 2021, with the aim of making visible the full potential of energy efficiency as the axis of the fight against climate change and joining forces in the decarbonization of society through energy saving.

“The efficient use of resources together with the fight against climate change is a priority for CELSA Group, also included in its strategic plan. That is why the company has decided to take another step in its work to be part of the solution to the problem of climate change by joining the Movement”, explains its president, Francesc Rubiralta. “Among the fundamental pillars that make up the company’s current sustainability strategy, energy efficiency plays an essential role in achieving our objectives,” he adds.

Objective: to be a Net Positive company in 2050

The leading producer of circular and low-emission steel in Europe commits to reduce scope 1 and 2 emissions by 50% by 2030 and be Net positive by 2050. It should be noted that these objectives are already in the day-to-day of their activity and allow CELSA Group to reduce the emission into the atmosphere of 13.6 million tons of CO2, a reduction equivalent to those of 3 million vehicles circulating non-stop for a whole year.

“The public commitment to sustainability demonstrated by CELSA Group in its activity and now with its adhesion to the Movement is the reflection of how all agents of our society, regardless of their activity, can contribute to making a remarkable difference to help humanity achieve a future with zero emissions”, said Juan Bachiller, general manager of ABB’s Motion business area in Spain. “We hope that its adhesion will inspire other large companies to step forward and establish alliances. The more of us, the faster we can move forward.”

Launched by ABB in March 2021, #energyefficiencymovement is a multi-stakeholder initiative to raise awareness and initiate actions to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions and combat climate change. Currently more than 160 companies from all over the world have joined this Movement. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy efficiency measures can contribute to achieving a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of more than 40% over the next 20 years, and 50% of that reduction would come from the industrial sector.

(ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader in electrification and automation that contributes to building a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. Our company’s solutions connect engineering knowledge with software to optimize production, electrification, motion, and operations around us. With a history of excellence dating back more than 130 years, our nearly 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.

CELSA Group™
is Europe’s leading producer of low-emission, circular steel and Europe’s largest circular supply chain. It recycles ferrous scrap to produce steel in electric arc furnaces, using the most sustainable technology and the most environmentally and energy efficient. In 2021 it had a production of 6.6 million tons, recycled 7.1 million tons of ferrous scrap and recovered 2.6 million tons of by-products. 96% of its final product is made from recycled steel.

The company is made up of 6 business groups and has 120 work centers, 7 steel mills, 10 rolling mills and 45 recycling plants, as well as transformation and distribution companies, which generate direct, indirect, and induced employment for more than 70,000 professionals.

From the point of view of corporate responsibility, CELSA Group works to solve the greatest systemic risks on the planet: the depletion of resources and the fight against climate change.


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Sobre CELSA Group

CELSA Group es el primer productor de acero circular y bajo en emisiones de Europa y la cadena de suministro circular más grande de Europa. Recicla chatarra férrica para producir acero en hornos de arco eléctrico, usando la tecnología más sostenible y la más eficiente ambiental y energéticamente.

La compañía está formada por 6 grupos empresariales y cuenta con 120 centros de trabajo, 7 acerías, 10 trenes de laminación y 45 plantas de reciclaje, además de empresas de transformación y distribución, que permiten generar empleo directo, indirecto e inducido a más de 70.000 profesionales.

Desde el punto de vista de responsabilidad empresarial, CELSA Group trabaja para dar solución a los mayores riesgos sistémicos del planeta: el agotamiento de los recursos y la lucha contra el cambio climático. Para ello avanza en su completa circularidad y aspira a ser empresa Net Positive en 2050.