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ISRI Congratulates Schnitzer Steel For Recognition on TIME’s List of 100 Most Influential Companies

Recycled Steel Company Called ‘Pioneer’ for Both Sustainability and Profitability

ISRI Brand Leadership Council Member Microsoft Also Recognized for AI Work


(June 21, 2023 - Washington, D.C.) – ISRI today congratulated Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. for being named to the TIME100 list of the 100 Most Influential Companies. ISRI Brand Leadership Council member Microsoft also made the list of 100 companies that are making an extraordinary impact on the world.

“ISRI congratulates members Schnitzer Steel and Microsoft on being recognized by TIME for their significant contributions that make daily impacts our world,” said ISRI President Robin Wiener. “We celebrate the essential and sustainable influence made by both of these member companies that represent two sectors of the robust recycled materials industry. They are great examples of how the recycled materials industry is leading the way in sustainability, manufacturing, innovation and the move towards a more resilient planet."


In recognizing Schnitzer, TIME noted the company has made tremendous achievements in energy efficiency, product innovation and emission reductions. In its profile of the company, the magazine recognized that Schnitzer is “proving that sustainable steel can be feasible and profitable.”

TIME created the third-annual list by soliciting nominations from its global network of contributors and correspondents as well as from outside experts. TIME editors evaluated each on key factors, including impact, innovation, ambition, and success. 

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For more information contact: Vicki Morgan, (202) 975-9042,  vmorgan@isri.org


ISRI is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry®," representing more than 1,500 companies in the U.S. and 40 countries around the globe. Based in Washington, D.C., ISRI provides advocacy, education, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycled materials play in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.

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