Public Broadly Positive on Vaccines as a Personal Choice

Six-month study found five insights into the current public view on all types of vaccines Messages on social media received more positive response if they focused on personal choices and gratitude for being vaccinated rather than “moral obligations” to do so People with low confidence in vaccines have two main concerns: low trust in the …

COVID-19 has Sparked a New Wave of Innovation Across Consumer Industries, According to Accenture Research

Successful consumer-facing companies are repurposing physical locations, exploring new business models, and rapidly adopting advanced analytics and other disruptive technologies to find new sources of growth NEW DELHI; May 25, 2021 — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people live, work and socialize, accelerating demand for innovation, as retailers, consumer goods, and travel companies shift from reacting to the crisis to reinventing …

April 2021 crude steel production

21 May 2021 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 169.5 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2021, a 23.3% increase compared to April 2020. Crude steel production by region Africa produced 1.3 Mt in April 2021, up 93.9% on April 2020. Asia and Oceania produced …

Resilience Needed to Jump Start Final Stages of Energy Transition, Study Finds

Nordic countries, including Sweden, Norway and Denmark, have maintained their leading positions on the Energy Transition Index (ETI), driven by strong progress in environmental sustainability.  Only 13 out of 115 countries have made steady gains in ETI scores in the past decade, highlighting that progress has been uneven. The energy transition requires a full transformation …

March 2021 crude steel production

22 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 169.2 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2021, a 15.2% increase compared to March 2020. Crude steel production by region Global crude steel production was 486.9 Mt in the first three months of 2021, up by …

worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2021

15 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2021 and 2022. worldsteel forecasts that steel demand will grow by 5.8% in 2021 to reach 1,874.0 million tonnes (Mt), after declining by 0.2% in 2020. In 2022 steel demand will see further growth of 2.7% to reach …

worldsteel announces the 2020 Steel Sustainability Champions

13 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has recognised 9 companies as Steel Sustainability Champions for their work in 2020. Now in its fourth year, the Steel Sustainability Champions Programme commends those steel companies that are most clearly demonstrating their commitment to sustainable development. The 2020 Steel Sustainability Champions are: JFE Steel Corporation JSW Steel …