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Guia Exame de Sustentabilidade (Exame magazine’s Sustainability Guide)

Awarded by: Exame magazine

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: November/2013

Description: The guide seeks to stimulate innovative models in the business environment favoring social environmental practices. The methodology applied was developed by Centro de Estudos da Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVCes) and evaluates the practices of companies in environmental, social and economic areas. The publication highlights the initiatives of 61 Brazilian companies, chosen as the year’s most sustainable ones. ArcelorMittal Brasil is one of the two steelmaking companies in Brazil listed in the guide. Out of the seven indicators analyzed, the company was above the sector’s average in Human Rights, Relations with Suppliers, Relations with the Community, Water and Waste Management. It also fared reasonably well in the other two, namely: Sustainability Governance and Biodiversity Management. The guide highlights the company’s initiatives in the use of co-products in the paving of more than 300 km of rural or side roads in 11 municipalities of the state of Espírito Santo; the reusing of production gas to generate electric energy; and the development of special steel for the automotive industry.

ABAP’s Sustainability Award (Category: Best Institutional Campaign –
Sustainability Report)

Awarded by: ABAP (Brazilian Advertising Agencies Association)

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: November/2013

Description: The ABAP Sustainability Award is an initiative of the Brazilian Advertising Agencies Association. Created in 2009, it stimulates actions, initiatives and projects for the sustainable development of the planet, recognizing the business practices and the agencies responsible for their communication. ArcelorMittal received the award in the category “Best Institutional Campaign” (Sustainability Report). The concept was based on artwork developed by the plastic artist Vik Muniz for ArcelorMittal’s Recycle Movement, a project idealized by the company to promote culture, citizenship and sustainability, always with a focus on recycling.

Época maganize’s Green Company Award

Awarded by: Época Magazine and PwC

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: September/2013

Description: ArcelorMittal Brasil was twice awarded at the Prêmio Época Empresa Verde 2013. Besides being the only steelmaking company to be part of the select shortlist of 20 companies with the best environmental practices in the country (for the third year in a row) among the 123 assessed companies, ArcelorMittal Brasil won a special prize and came out as the winner of the Category ‘Industry’. The awards ceremony is held annually by Época magazine, in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers. The analyses were focused on actions geared towards the reduction of environmental damages and assessed items such as energy efficiency, conscientious use of water, destination of waste, transportation, incorporation of socio-environmental criteria in the development of products and services, impact of businesses on biodiversity and adoption of greenhouse-gas emissions goals.

Ranking of Sustainable Products and Services

Awarded by: Instituto Sustentar

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: August/2013

Description: ArcelorMittal won first place in category “Services” at the Ranking of Products and Services of the 6th International Forum for Sustainable Development 2013, which gathers products or services from Brazilian organizations engaged with sustainability principles. The company was awarded for the management of by-products.

Most sustainable companies according to the media

Awarded by: Imprensa Magazine

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: July/2013

Description: The award “Most sustainable companies according to the media” is the result of a survey made with more than 800 companies from several sectors of the economy, featuring those that best worked their image before the opinion shapers throughout the year, among which, the press. The image assessment audit was carried out by PR Newswire, a company that specializes in news distribution, targeting, monitoring and marketing solutions, a partner in this project.

Award ‘Companies that Best Communicate with Journalists’

Awarded by: Negócios da Comunicação Magazine

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: September/2013

Description: The accolade is given to the companies that develop suitable communication actions throughout the year and have built a good relationship with media professionals. The jury is made up of press professionals from all over the country. This accolade shows the assertiveness of the company's mediation policy, which guides and gives unity to its institutional roles as additional positions and values the transparent and constructive dialogue with the stakeholders with which it interacts.

100 IT main leaders of the country

Awarded by: ComputerWorld

Unit: ArcelorMittal Sistemas

Date: October/2012

Description: The CEO of ArcelorMittal Sistemas, Luiz Cláudio Magaldi, was awarded as one of the country’s main 100 IT leaders. The accolade results from ComputerWorld’s 12th study of IT Leaders, held in partnership with IDC Consulting, which relied on the participation of 457 officers from organizations in the most varied sectors. The company came out 5th in the Steelmaking and Manufacturing sector (Alcoa came out on top), and 57th in the overall ranking.

12th Contest on Promotional Actions for Steel

Awarded by: Alacero

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: October/2012

Description: The 12th Contest on Promotional Actions for Steel sought to award advertising and promotional actions to market the characteristics and advantages of steel in addition to its quality as a recyclable product and the value of the steelmaking business as a sustainable industry. The three assessment criteria used were: originality and relevance of the creative idea; success in the deployment and use of creative conception; and quality of execution. See more.

19th Ranking of the Industry’s Standard and Image

Awarded by: Revenda Magazine

Unit: ArcelorMittal Aços Longos (Long Carbon Steel)

Date: June/2012

Brazilian Environmental Benchmarking

Awarded by: Instituto Mais

Unit: ArcelorMittal Tubarão. Awarded project: "Strategic Climate-Change Management of ArcelorMittal Tubarão"

Date: July/2012

Description: The award presents the "Holders of Brazil’s Best Sustainability Practices", in addition to the Decade’s best sustainable practices. ArcelorMittal Tubarão participated in 8 of the 10 editions, having won awards in all 8.

Industrial Highlight 2012

Awarded by: CIESP

Unit: ArcelorMittal Piracicaba

Date: November/2012

Best supplier of wire rod for steel cord

Awarded by: Michelin

Unit: ArcelorMittal Monlevade

Date: April/2012

Description: The Award is given in recognition of the quality of the wire rod supplied to Michelin.

ANAMACO Award

Awarded by: Anamaco

Unit: ArcelorMittal Aços Longos (Long Steel)

Date: August/2012

Época magazine Green Company Award

Awarded by: Revista Época and PwC

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: September/2012

Description: The Época Green Company Award stems from the Época Award for Climate Change, created in 2008 to acknowledge the companies that took steps to measure and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Last year, the survey took on a more comprehensive role to encompass the companies’ broader environmental strategy, in addition to that of mitigating global-warming effects. In 2012, the forms brought questions that were specific to companies in services, manufacturing and finance.

Minas Gerais Environmental Management Award

Awarded by: UBQ / SEMAD / Governo de Minas Gerais

Unit: ArcelorMittal Juiz de Fora

Date: May/2012

Description: The award is given by the State of Minas Gerais in recognition of exemplary sustainable practices. ArcelorMittal has been twice awarded for its good environmental management practices.

Pop List 2012 Award – Most memorable brand – Wires sector

Awarded by: Pop List

Unit: ArcelorMittal Contagem (BBA)

Date: October/2012

Top of Mind’s Social Responsibility Award

Awarded by: Tribuna de Minas Newspaper

Unit: ArcelorMittal Juiz de Fora

Date: September/2012

'Green Seal' - IT Green Certificate

Awarded by: Furukawa (Green IT Program)

Unit: ArcelorMittal Sistemas

Date: July/2012

Description: ArcelorMittal Sistemas won the “Green Seal” of Furukaw’s Green IT Program. This certification highlights the company’s proper waste disposal. The accolade is the result of work developed in retrofitting the São Paulo sales office’s data center of ArcelorMittal Brasil, during which, the company, jointly with Furukawa, sent the 200 kilos of waste generated in the work to recycling facilities.

BIEC – Certification of Galvalume

Awarded by: BIEC

Unit: ArcelorMittal Vega

Date: September/2011

Certification Falcão Bauer (Green Seal)

Awarded by: Instituto Falcão Bauer

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: May/2011

Awarded Project: The ecolabelling program is a voluntary methodology for the certification of environmental performance of the products made in the plants of Minas Gerais (ArcelorMittal Juiz de Fora and ArcelorMittal Itaúna), São Paulo (ArcelorMittal Piracicaba and ArcelorMittal São Paulo) and Espírito Santo (Cariacica).

Impact Awards 2011

Awarded by: SAP Users’ Association

Unit: ArcelorMittal Long Steel

Date: March/2011

Friends-with-the-Navy Medal

Awarded by: Port Authority of São Francisco do Sul and Amigo da Marinha Society (Soamar/SFS)

Unit: ArcelorMittal Vega

Date: November/2011

Awarded Project: Recognizes companies, institutions and persons who excel in their relationship with the Brazilian Navy.

Anamaco Prize 2011

Awarded by: Anamaco – National Association of Providers of Construction Supplies

Unit: LCSA / Marketing / Brazil / Mestre ArcelorMittal

Date: August/2011

Awarded Project: ArcelorMittal was awarded in three segments: “Rebar”, “Nails” and “Meshes, Trusses and Annealed wires.” Considered the “Oscar” of the industry sector and trading of construction materials, the award confirms the competitiveness of ArcelorMittal products.

Brazilian Environmental Benchmarking Award

Awarded by: Revista Case Studies

Unit: ArcelorMittal Tubarão

Date: July/2011

Awarded Project: In 2011, ArcelorMittal Tubarão was among the winners of the Brazilian Environmental Benchmarking Award with the work entitled "Biodiversity through projects and rescue of the fauna and flora with an enrichment of the green belt ". This was the 7th win for the company with another work of domestic and foreign relevance.

Educator Elpídio Barbosa Award: School-Company category

Awarded by: State Board of Education

Unit: ArcelorMittal Vega

Date: October/2011

Awarded Project: Capacity-building program for disabled individuals, in tandem with the city of Joinville’s Senai.

Época Magazine Green Company – Company with the Best Environmental
Practice

Awarded by: Época magazine and PwC

Unit: ArceloMittal Brasil

Date: September/2011

Awarded Project: ArcelorMittal Brasil’s commitment to environmental management in its activities. The Company is among the country’s 20-best in environmental practice (the only steelmaking company in the group).

1st Place Best of the Biggest Award

Category: Steelmaking

Awarded by: Diário do Comércio

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: November/2011

Awarded Project: Awards are given to the 16 biggest companies that have excelled in their sectors.

Minas Gerais Environmental Management Award

Awarded by: UBQ (Brazilian Union for Quality)

Unit: ArcelorMittal Juiz de Fora

Date: November/2011

Awarded Project: The UBQ-certified award, backed by the state of Minas Gerais, is part of an innovative process that introduces to the organizations within the state an environmental management through sustainable practices.

SUCESU-MG Award 2011 (Social Responsibility Category)

Awarded by: SUCESU

Unit: Fundação ArcelorMittal

Date: December/2011

Awarded Project: Digital Citizenship Project.

ABNT Ecological Label

Awarded by: ABNT (Brazilian Association of Technical Regulations)

Unit: ArcelorMittal Juiz de Fora

Date: November/2011

Awarded Project: ArcelorMittal received the first ABNT Ecological Label intended for a steelmaking company.

Business Responsibility Seal

Awarded by: Cemais / IDENE / Minas Gerais State Government

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil Foundation

Date: December/2011

Awarded Project: The Company received an award for:

  • Stimulating actions to improve the economic indexes in the regions of Norte de Minas, Jequitinhonha, Mucuri, São Mateus and Rio Doce.
  • Embodying the principle of Social Governance through actions integrating several sectors of society, encouraging private initiative to adopt a responsible stance in tune with the following pillars of sustainability: economic development, social justice and environmental sustainability.

Top Anamaco 2011

Awarded by: Anamaco – National Association of Retailers of Construction Supplies

Unit: LCSA / Marketing / Brazil / Mestre ArcelorMittal

Date: October/2011

Awarded Project: ArcelorMittal Master Training Program.

5-Star Trophy 2011 – Social Prominence

Awarded by: Tribuna newspaper

Unit: ArcelorMittal Itaúna

Date: November/2011

Trofeu Evidência 2011 Trophy for Environmental and Social Responsibility

Awarded by: S'Passo Newspaper

Unit: ArcelorMittal Itaúna

Date: August/2011

XIII Minas Gerais Business Performance Award

Category: Expression

Awarded by: Mercado Comum

Unit: ArcelorMittal Mineração Serra Azul

Date: October/2011

Awarded Project: The award pays tribute to business groups, companies and institutions that outperformed in Minas Gerais throughout 2010, due to their economic activities, operating performance and financial results.

XIII Minas Gerais Business Performance Award

Categories: Sector’s leadership in Steelmaking and Metallurgy; Biggest and Best in Minas Gerais.

Awarded by: Mercado Comum

Unit: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Date: October/2011

Awarded Project: The award pays tribute to business groups, companies and institutions that outperformed in Minas Gerais throughout 2010, due to their economic activities, operating performance and financial results.

150 best companies to work in

Given by: Você S/A Magazine– Exame

Project: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Merit: Management of Personnel and benefits offered to employees and their dependents.

Expressão’s 18th Ecology Award

Given by: Editora Expressão

Project: ArcelorMittal Vega

Merit: The project identified species of wild birds, mammals and plants in the region.

Management model for water resources

Given by: Special praise from the Brazilian Environmental Benchmarking Program

Project: “New Ways” (ArcelorMittal Tubarão) and ArcelorMittal Brasil Sustainability Program

Merit: Identifies the best sustainability practices adopted by companies throughout the country.

Performance Excellence Awards - PEA

Given by: Grupo ArcelorMittal

Project: ArcelorMittal Tubarão

Merit: Blast furnace 1’s operating time.

Performance Excellence Awards - PEA

Given by: Grupo ArcelorMittal

Project: Digna Idade - ArcelorMittal Cariacica

Merit: Socialization and reflection space. Aims at improvement of life quality.

Good Educational Practices Award

Given by: Education Secretariat of Espírito Santo

Project: "School Success"- ArcelorMittal Cariacica

Merit: Reinforcement classes and lectures offered by volunteers from the unit, preventing students from dropping out or flunking.

Q1 Prize

Given by: Ford Motor Company

Project: ArcelorMittal Vega

Merit: Awarded to suppliers who present high-quality products and services.

Second place in the Water Contest - the sustainability challenge

Given by: National Water Agency (ANA)

Project: ArcelorMittal Monlevade

Merit: Initiatives in the management of water resources.

Falcão Bauer Ecological Seal

Given by: Falcão Bauer Quality Institute

Project: ArcelorMittal Project

Merit: Ecolabeling program, which certifies the environmental performance of the Company’s steel. Indicates high level of recycling.

Third “most sustainable” steelmaking and metallurgical company, according to the media

Given by: Imprensa magazine

Project: ArcelorMittal Brasil

Merit: Development of sustainability practices.