Turkey’s Biggest Galvanized Steel Producer, Offering The Highest Quality
Products And Services
Borçelik carries out production within the frame of the principle of sustainability in the hot dip galvanized steel, cold rolled steel and hot rolled steel (pickled and oiled) groups, all of which are used as raw material input in industry.
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BORÇELİK R&D CENTRE
We Are Designing The Future With New Generation Steels
In Borçelik R&D Centre, we are collaborating with not only such scientific institutions as universities, research centres and TÜBİTAK, but also our customers who are the pioneering leaders of their own sectors, and thus, we are carrying a step forward the technologies currently employed in the industry.
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A Working Life Giving Value To Employees
As one of the global brands of steel sector, we have adopted it as our largest target to create equality of opportunities among all our employees by further developing the skills and abilities of our employees. Through the Human and Career Policy formulated in tandem with this target, we are meeting the human resources needed by Borçelik for its strategic plan and targets, and striving for sustainability of this manpower and use of it in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
BORÇELİK TECHNICAL ACADEMY
Home for Professional Expertise
The Borçelik Technical Academy aims to contribute to the advancement of not just Borçelik but all industries in Turkey. Through trainings at the Academy, the employees gain necessary skills and knowledge for understanding customer expectations, ensuring high quality and efficiency, and operating equipment with expertise. The Borçelik Technical Academy considers vocational education as a social responsibility. The fund established by Borçelik is used to improve vocational education in Turkey under equal conditions for all.
Getting Inspired From the World to Inspire the Future
We think that the climate crisis is not only an environmental issue but also an existential issue. In line with our principle of creating benefits, we are inspired by our biggest stakeholder, that is our planet. We mobilize our innovative ideas, productive force and creativity to overcome the climate crisis and build a sustainable world.
The work we carry out at Borçelik, in the name of environmental sustainability, is of great importance. We focus on reducing carbon emissions and act as the main the producer and implementer of significant projects in this regard.
We take concrete steps while combating against climate change with the aim to reduce our emissions due to our operations by 47 percent by 2030 and to further reach a net zero goal by 2050. We fulfill our responsibility to nature, the environment and future generations by significantly reducing our emissions due to our manufacturing operations and service processes through acquiring our electricity from renewable sources and our energy efficiency efforts. We design conscious actions to reduce the environmental footprint of our investments. Getting inspired by cyclical models in nature, we integrate recycling, reproducing and rethinking in our production and service processes.
While designing the business models of the future, we are aware that our primary focus is people. Getting inspired by people, our employees and our stakeholders, we inspire a better future together. We move forward with the vision of strengthening talent and we design and develop our corporate organizational structure with this vision.
As Borçelik, we believe that the differentiating factor is human. Acting with the awareness that our most valuable asset is our human resource, we shape our work environments and create personal development opportunities for our colleagues by considering different factors.
We believe that continuous working conditions and a safe working environment are a matter of culture. Therefore, we design processes that also take the advantage of technology in order to provide a safe and comfortable workspace. We exhibit pioneering work on Occupational Health and Safety in Turkey as part of our operations. Thanks to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) culture that we have created, we do have a healthy, happy and safe working environment.
We consistently improve our employee engagement by prioritizing individual development and progress. We combine our innovative ideas and creativity with our work environment that prioritizes inclusiveness and equality to develop the business models of the future. We develop strategies for attracting and retaining talent to bring the best talent to our company.
Borçelik aims is to create value not only for the employees but also for the whole society. In this regard, we try to engage all our stakeholders affected by our operations in our decision-making processes and strive to bring out the highest social benefit. We help to build a different future for our communities, our customers and overall society. Owing to the motivation to contribute to the society, we develop long-term projects that provide national and regional social benefit. We carry out studies on Gender Equality to inspire all industries in addition to all these projects that focus on equality of opportunity.
Innovation is a tool for us to maintain our meaning in the future. We act by using this tool in our entire organizational structure and work to maximize the benefit we provide. Getting inspired by the latest developments, we implement entrepreneurial and innovative business models suitable for the future. We establish meaningful collaborations with our stakeholders by increasing our responsible investments that contribute to sustainability. We urge to maximize the number of innovative ideas in our ecosystem and develop products and services that will create environmental and social benefits with the perspective of digitalization, innovation and entrepreneurship in the industry. We produce innovative ideas with our competent manpower, value-added products and services.
Internalizing the technological progress and innovation that we put at the top of the most basic elements that ensure sustainability, we see it as a natural responsibility to produce new generation products and to add competitive power to the locomotive industries of our country by differentiating in materials. We are building a corporate culture that will always make us innovative in all our processes.
We aim to be a responsible flat steel producer and inspire all our stakeholders by adopting our sustainability strategy which we address inclusively focusing on climate, people and innovation and by developing projects accordingly. As Borçelik; we are one of the first flat steel producers of Turkey accepted as a member of ResponsibleSteel, which is the world's first organization based on environmentally and socially responsible steel production and aiming at standardization specific to the steel industry.
We have adopted the standards of ResponsibleSteel which continues its activities in line with the aim of “building a sustainable future for the steel industry" by considering socio-economic and environmental sustainability. Adopting the principle of fully complying with the standard, we are committed to continuing our operations in line with the ResponsibleSteel Standard.
As one of the leading and pioneering institutions of steel industry, Borçelik will continue to review and transform its processes to meet ResponsibleSteel's 13 principles covering governance, environmental and socio-economic issues related to steel production.
Principle 1: Corporate Leadership
Principle 2. Social, Environmental and Governance Management Systems
Principle 3. Responsible Sourcing
Principle 4. Decommissioning and Closure
Principle 5. Occupational Health and Safety
Principle 6. Labour Rights
Principle 7. Human Rights
Principle 8. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
Principle 9. Local Communities
Principle 10. Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Principle 11. Noise, Emissions, Effluents and Waste
Principle 12. Water Stewardship
Principle 13. Biodiversity
At Borçelik, we carry out our sustainability efforts as integrated with our business strategy. Focusing on climate, people, innovation, our entire organization (starting with Borçelik's Board of Directors) strives to achieve Borçelik's short-medium and long-term sustainability and decarbonisation goals.
Our board of directors takes strategic decisions on sustainability and decarbonization by focusing on Borçelik's business strategy, investments and operations. Borçelik Executive Board is responsible for the execution of the strategic decisions taken by Borçelik Sustainability Board, which consists of Borçelik Sustainability Leader and Borusan Group Sustainability Committee Thematic Working Group Leaders and the management of operational processes in line with the sustainability principles. Borçelik Sustainability Board acts in coordination with Borusan Sustainability Board in these activities. Borçelik Sustainability Committee, which is composed of mid-level executive representatives of all relevant functions in the Borçelik organization and authorized by Borçelik Sustainability Board, prepares the short-medium-long-term sustainability road maps and works in collaboration with the relevant departments to implement this road map. Borçelik Sustainability Committee works with the support of other sub-committees (Environment, Energy, Occupational Health and Safety, Gender Equality etc.) established within the organization of Borçelik and directs the sub-committees in this regard.
Our sustainability efforts are regularly monitored and directed by Borçelik's senior management throughout the year. Borçelik's sustainability risks are monitored as part of the integrated risk management. Sustainability activities are disclosed to public in the Borusan Integrated Annual Report.
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