As a business, you have made a huge difference simply by choosing and using metal. Metal is infinitely recyclable and among the most essential materials of our time. It is the ultimate building block of an environmentally conscious circular economy.
The journey that metal takes from raw material to product isn’t linear. It’s one that involves a myriad of steps carried out by multiple parties, each playing an important role.
At Ryerson, our role is to help close the gap between metal producers’ supply and your demand. Read more in our ESG Report.
More than 75% of the metal we sell is processed internally before being delivered. This processing means you get what you require, with less material and waste needlessly being shipped. Thus, we can reduce your use of raw materials, as well as transport impact and energy use, all of which ultimately reduce CO2 emissions.
As a distributor and initial processor of metal products, our operations do not emit significant amounts of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases. Even so, we believe in conserving energy and reducing our emissions. As such, we look to improve our own operations to reduce both our energy use and carbon footprint.
We are focusing on developing a more efficient way to map our delivery routes and getting material to you in the most sustainable manner.
Likewise, as we strive to be an active contributor to your success, we recognize the need for greater visibility into the carbon footprint of your supply chains. To help measure the carbon emissions produced in our metal procurement and delivery, we introduce Emissions Illuminator.
With this Web-based and mobile application, you will be able to:
Emissions Illuminator represents another way in which Ryerson is partnering with you to optimize your supply chain. Helping to quantify your current carbon footprint, Emissions Illuminator delivers insight that matters.