US Steel Releases 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report

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PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (“US Steel”) today released its first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Report, which highlights its measurable progress and its continued commitment to supporting diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces across its global operations.

“US Steel’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report recognizes that when we respect and appreciate our differences and share common goals, we create an environment in which our employees and our company can reach their full potential – together. said David B. Burritt, President. and CEO of US Steel. “That’s why we made DE&I a priority in our Best for All® strategic, which aims to provide cost-effective and sustainable steel solutions that are best for people and the planet.

The report highlights how the company’s DE&I initiatives are the cornerstone of advancing the talent curve in pursuit of its Best for All strategy® initiatives.

“We have made significant and measurable progress in executing our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, consistent with our core values ​​of safety, trust and respect. We can – and will – continue to do more and be better because our work in this critical area is not done,” said Barry Melnkovic, US Steel senior vice president and chief human resources officer. “We’ve developed a multi-year approach to DE&I to guide us into the future, and this report is part of our journey to foster a true ‘culture of caring’ with workplaces that work for all employees.”

Highlights of US Steel’s recent DE&I progress, as described in its report, include:

  • Launched Talent Communities for women, veterans and early career professionals that encourage candidates to share their CVs and network about upcoming opportunities and events that interest them.

  • Introducing two new employee benefit programs, Emergency Dependent Backup Care and Online Tutoring, to help parents and caregivers gain the flexibility needed to succeed during the pandemic.

  • Created a People Analytics Diversity suite to proactively assess and monitor candidate diversity and predict equity in hiring, promotion and attrition while ensuring pay equity.

  • Rolling out unconscious bias training to help hiring managers understand, identify and address how unconscious bias can influence decision-making.

  • Benchmarking our disability inclusion program in partnership with Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for disability inclusion.

The company has also made progress with recognition from leading third-party organizations:

  • For three consecutive years, US Steel has received a score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, earning the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality” designation.

  • For two consecutive years, US Steel has been named to Disability:IN’s Disability Equality Index (DEI) and earned the designation of “Best Workplaces for Disability Inclusion”; in 2022, US Steel achieved the highest DEI score for the first time.

  • US Steel has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the “2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies”.

  • US Steel has also been certified by the Best Practice Institute as a “Most Loved Place to Work” and named one of Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2021.

  • US Steel has been recognized as “Leading on Leave” for its bereavement policy reinforced by the National Partnership for Women and Families.

“For more than 120 years, US Steel’s success has been possible through the hard work and creativity of our talented people. Today, we are more committed than ever to creating diverse, inclusive and equitable work environments that serve the well-being of our employees and the communities where we operate. We continually strive to proactively meet the needs of our employees. As these needs evolve, we continually re-evaluate what we can do to best support them,” said Mona Dine, general manager of talent management and corporate human resources at US Steel.

To view the 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report, Click here.

Founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation is a leading steel producer. With unwavering attention to safety, the company’s customer-centric Best for All strategy® strategy advances a more secure and sustainable future for US Steel and its stakeholders. With a renewed focus on innovation, US Steel serves the automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container and packaging industries with high value-added steel products such than US Steel’s exclusive XG3™ advanced high-strength steel. The Company also maintains competitively advantageous iron ore production and has an annual crude steel production capacity of 22.4 million net tons. US Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with world-class operations across the United States and in Central Europe. For more information, please visit www.ussteel.com.

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