Vallourec maintains its commitment to sustainable development

28/03/2013 - Commitments
With France’s Sustainable Development Week taking place from April 1 to April 7, Vallourec reports on its commitment to this cause.

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  • -72% accidents with lost time over the last 5 years
  • 12% increase in energy efficiency between 2008 and 2012
  • 50% of the steel used by the Group coming from recycled scrap metal
  • A pro-active approach to measuring the Group's water footprint
  • €6 million devoted to local communities in Brazil

 

Boulogne-Billancourt, 28 March 2013 – With France's Sustainable Development Week taking place from April 1 to April 7, Vallourec reports on its commitment to this cause. In 2011, Vallourec published a new Sustainable Development Charter that sets the Group's sustainable development targets, defines areas for improvement, and reinforces communication with its stakeholders. Designed for the Company's external partners as well as its employees, the Charter is in line with proposals made by the French Round Table on the Environment (le Grenelle de l'Environnement) and new regulations.

 


About Vallourec

Vallourec is a world leader in premium tubular solutions primarily serving the energy markets, as well as other industrial applications.

With over 23,000 employees, integrated manufacturing facilities, advanced R&D, and presence in more than 20 countries, Vallourec offers its customers innovative global solutions to meet the growing energy challenges of the 21st century.

Listed on NYSE Euronext in Paris (ISIN code: FR0000120354, Ticker VK) and eligible for the Deferred Settlement System, Vallourec is included in the following indices: MSCI World Index, Euronext 100 and CAC 40.

In the United States, Vallourec has a sponsored Level 1 American Depository Receipt (ADR) program (ISIN code: US92023R2094, Ticker: VLOWY). The ratio of Vallourec ADR to ordinary shares is 5:1.

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