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Christopher J. Bedell

Christopher J. Bedell

General Manager Corporate Legal Affairs, Nucor

Mr. Bedell is General Manager of Corporate Legal Affairs for Nucor Corporation. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President & General Counsel for the David J. Joseph Company. Before joining Nucor/DJJ, Mr. Bedell practiced environmental law in Cincinnati, was an environmental engineer and served in The United States Army. He received his BSE from Duke University and his JD from the University of Cincinnati.

All Sessions by Christopher J. Bedell

Day 4 – April 18 April 18, 2023
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Recycled Steel – Meeting Growing National and Global Consumer Needs in a Sustainability Focused Environment

Meeting Room 209 A-C: Level 2

Track: Markets and Global Trade 🛈Topics specific to products that come out of a recycling facility that can be sold as products or feedstock; ferrous metals; nonferrous metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin, and precious metals); stainless steel and high-temperature alloys; plastics; recovered fiber (paper, corrugated, cartons); tires/rubber; electronics; glass; textiles; residential recyclers and materials recovery facilities; Basel Convention; OECD; import/export; and tariffs.
Recycled materials are essential to meet the growing demands for sustainably sourced infrastructure and products. Developing standards allows companies to demonstrate they are optimizing processes to satisfy these demands in an efficient and sustainable manner. This session will explore the importance of steel manufacturing to meet ESG requirements and commitments. Attendees will learn about the climate-focused Global Steel Standard, currently being developed by the Global Steel Climate Council, that has a simple method to verify low-GHG recycled steel that meets growing demand and climate goals..