Conflict Minerals Reporting Template


CO2 equivalents: unit of measurement for standardizing the climate impact of various greenhouse gases (CO2, methane, and nitrous oxide)


Conflict-free raw materials as defined in the Dodd-Frank Act

Conflict minerals

Raw materials mined or extracted in conflict or high-risk regions

Corporate Governance: L rules, C rules, R rules

Rule categories pursuant to the Austrian Corporate Governance Code:

L rule (legal requirement): The rule is based on mandatory statutory provisions.

C rule (comply or explain): The rule should be complied with. Any deviation therefrom must be explained and justified in order to be in compliance with the Code.

R rule (recommendation): The rule worded as a recommendation; noncompliance need not be disclosed or explained.

(Source: Austrian Corporate Governance Code as amended July 2012, Austrian Working Group for Corporate Governance,

Dodd-Frank Act

US federal law: requires companies to avoid using raw materials from conflict regions


Earnings Before Interest and Taxes
Earnings before taxes, equity interests of non-controlling shareholders,
and financial result


Earnings Before Interest and Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization
Earnings before taxes, equity interests of non-controlling shareholders, financial result, depreciation, and amortization


Eco-Management and Audit Scheme
Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of Europe on the voluntary participation of organizations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme


Full time Equivalents: number of full time positions, mathematically speaking, computed on the basis of the working hours of both full time employees and parttime employees


Actual number of individual employees

Load per annum

The amount of certain substances that are introduced into wastewater or the air, aggregated over the year

Life cycle assessment (LCA)

Systematic analysis of the environmental impact of products during their entire life cycle aimed at achieving an objective assessment subject to consideration of economic, social, and technical factors

Scope 1, 2 and 3

Emission categories pursuant to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol


United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, successor agreement to the NAFTA free trade zone

About voestalpine

In its business segments, voestalpine is a globally leading steel and technology group with a unique combination of materials and processing expertise. voestalpine, which operates globally, has around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries on all five continents. It has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1995. With its top-quality products and system solutions, it is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries as well as the aerospace and oil & gas industries, and is also the world market leader in railway systems, tool steel, and special sections. voestalpine is fully committed to the global climate goals and is working intensively to develop technologies which will allow it to decarbonize and reduce its CO2 emissions over the long term. In the business year 2019/20, the Group generated revenue of EUR 12.7 billion, with an operating result (EBITDA) of EUR 1.2 billion; it had about 49,000 employees worldwide.


50 Countries on all 5 continents
500 Group companies and locations
49,000 Employees worldwide

Earnings FY 2019/20

€ 12.7 Billion


€ 1.2 Billion


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