Our Commitment to Sustainability

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Carpenter Technology is guided by our vision and values and the belief that the products we create improve the future of our customers and the planet. From our manufacturing facilities, research and development centers, and sales offices around the globe, we partner with our customers to develop industry-leading innovative material solutions.

Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Program is focused on four areas of our operations: the health and safety of our employees and our communities; environmental stewardship; social responsibility, and corporate governance. Additionally, we recognize that our role as an innovative partner advances our customers’ goals to bring more sustainable solutions to market.

Thank you for taking time to explore where we are in our ESG journey, including our commitment to safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and how our products help our customers make a positive impact through a more sustainable world.



Tony R. Thene
President & Chief Executive Officer

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2021 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT Download Arrow - black


Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Program is built upon our Vision and Core Values and aligns with our business strategy for growth. By having a robust ESG program, we strengthen our ability to help solve our customer's challenges and support their sustainability efforts. 


Our manufacturing operations are more environmentally sustainable compared with many other global metal manufacturers. From our low-carbon melting operations to our recycling efforts, the production of our materials are manufactured sustainably from start to finish. Learn how we manage our environmental impact.



We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for our employees, offering opportunities for continuous improvement and serving the communities in which we live and work. We are dedicated to our people and our communities. Explore our social responsibility initiatives.  



Carpenter Technology is committed to maintaining strong and effective corporate governance practices to deliver shareholder value and maintain accountability and responsiveness to our stakeholders. We maximize value and accountability with our corporate governance practices. Learn how.


Safety is our #1 Core Value, and we live that value. Our dedication to safety is why we are one of the safest industrial manufacturing companies in the United States. Safety is crucial to our success. Learn more.



Our material solutions play an important role in the global efforts to address climate change; with our portfolio of alloys, customers can achieve their sustainability goals. We provide sustainable solutions. Explore our sustainable markets.


Our Sustainability Strategy

Carpenter Technology’s sustainability strategy focuses on four areas of our operations: the health and safety of our employees and community; environmental stewardship; social responsibility, and corporate governance. We will face the challenges ahead by relying on our vision: to partner with our customers to solve their most challenging material problems. And we aim to achieve our goals as we always do, by living up to our Core Values.

We are proud of our ESG program and the positive impact for our employees, communities, and the world, but recognize there is always work to be done.

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Materiality Matrix

In 2021, we conducted a materiality assessment to prioritize our ESG efforts. We captured feedback from both internal and external stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, rating agencies and employees. We identified the following areas as most relevant to our business and stakeholders. 
Our ESG Program highlights our commitment to each of these areas and continued focus on world-class social responsibility.
  • Energy Management
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Air Emissions
  • Waste Management
  • Water Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Sourcing
  • Product Safety & Impact
  • Employee & Contractor Safety
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Human Capital Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Board Composition & ESG Management
  • ESG Governance & Oversight
  • Ethics & Compliance
we're dedicated to building a better future

We’re dedicated to building a better future