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Every day we focus on improving the sustainability of our operations and help our customers improve the safety, energy efficiency, yield and reliability of their processes.

We create innovative solutions that help our customers improve their safety and quality performance, reduce their environmental footprint, become more efficient in their processes and reduce costs.

We work in close partnership with the most advanced steel-makers to develop the refractory products for the green steel-making and casting processes of the future.

Vesuvius key sustainability strategic priorities.

Targets for three of these are embedded into our management incentive arrangements.

  • Become a zero-accident company
  • Reach net zero CO2e emissions by 2050 (Scope 1 and Scope 2)
  • Help our customers reduce their CO2 emissions
  • Improve gender diversity at every level of the Company

We are signatories to the UN Global Compact and report annually on our sustainability activities, commitments and progress.

We are very proud of our progress to date and of the recognition we have received from leading rating agencies. Since 2020, our MSCI ESG rating has progressed from BBB to AA, and our EcoVadis rating from Silver to Gold. Our first CDP report submitted in 2022 received a B grade and was enhanced to A- in 2023.

The climate-related financial disclosures included in the Annual Report and Sustainability Report are consistent with the TCFD Recommendations and Recommended Disclosures and have been prepared taking into account the Guidance for all Sectors.

Our Ambition and Strategy

Sustainability is at the heart of our company

Measuring Progress

Our targets and Key Performance Indicators

Materiality Assessment

Tackling climate change and contributing to the circular economy 

Sustainability Governance and Contact

Focus on our most significant sustainability issues and opportunities

Our Planet

Tackling climate change and contributing to the circular economy 

Our Communities

A responsible company supporting our communities and engaging our suppliers

Our People

Safe, diverse, engaged and high-performing teams.

Our Customers

Supporting our customers to become more sustainable.

Case Studies

Delivering on our commitments

Our Policies

A framework to embed our policies and procedures

Statutory Documents

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Human Rights

Vesuvius employees are dealt with in good faith and on the basis of respect for the dignity of the individual