EUROFER is the European Steel Association, founded in 1976, and located in Brussels. Its members are steel companies and national steel federations throughout the European Union.
The objectives of EUROFER are the co-operation amongst the national federations and companies in all matters that contribute to the development of the European steel industry, and the representation of the common interests of its members vis-à-vis third parties, notably the European institutions and other international organisations.
The EUROFER Sustainability for Steel Construction Products Committee (ESSCPC) is set up as a EUROFER Committee with the aim to coordinate, represent, manage, develop, promote and defend the legitimate interests of its members, within the framework of sustainability and corporate responsibility.
In order to fulfill its aims, the ESSCPC may carry out, among others, the following activities:
The ESSCPC is set up in order to develop, manage and promote a private and voluntary mark (the Mark), based on an independent third party certification scheme, within the frame of sustainability and corporate responsibility of its members, in the field of steel construction products, and in order to be valued by users and other interested parties such as the European institutions.
The mark shall be granted to companies producing steel products for the construction sector complying with the defined requirements for the economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainability.
These requirements are described in the following documents:
The purpose of this website is the management of the Mark to reduce the bureaucratic load.
The website has the following operations: