Environmental Stewardship

Complying with all environmental regulations is our minimum standard. Doing better than the minimum and going beyond compliance is a driving force in our environmental programs. We aim to strategically reduce our environmental footprint and to be welcomed and respected by the communities that host our operations.

Protecting the Environment

Our environmental policy is based on an understanding that we have a responsibility to preserve the environment for future generations.

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Our Performance

We are tracking our progress on key performance metrics to minimize our environmental impacts: reducing direct and indirect emissions, implementing energy efficiency measures, optimizing our use of water, and reducing waste.

See Our Sustainability Performance Data

ISO 14001:2015 Certified

Many of our facilities have obtained International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 certification. Our Environmental Management System (EMS) establishes procedures, assigns responsibility, monitors performance and enables us to anticipate and address potential impacts before they occur.

View the ISO 14001:2015 Certificates for our Operations

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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Cliffs' Board of Directors and management team firmly believe that sound principles of corporate governance are critical to obtaining and retaining the trust of investors. They are also vital in securing the respect of the Company's employees, customers, suppliers, the communities in which Cliffs operates and the public at large.

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