b'As we share these stories with you, we are proud of our accomplishments in sustainability, but always striving to do better. There is nothing more important in our business than working safely. In 2018, 81 of our sites achieved the goal of having zero OSHA recordables, and through a continued focus on safety training and engaging employees, we achieved the lowest global total recordable incident rate recorded since we began tracking. Driven by our commitment to a sustainable business, we invested in new, efficient technologies throughout our facilities, and achieved a 5.7 percent reduction in our total energy use in 2018, which directly translates into a lower carbon footprint.We successfully commissioned the second micromill in the United States in Durant, OK, and proudly dedicated it to making the steel that builds America. Our steelmakers in Oklahoma are shining examples of how we care for the communities where we live and work. In 2018, we were recognized as Durant Area Chamber of Commerces Large Business of the Year and the Durant Main Street Community Partnerof the Year.We drive progress through product innovation and were the first manufacturer of spooled rebar in the U.S. and first in the world to connect it to a continuous casting process, providing our fabricator customers with a more efficient, less wasteful and safer product for their operations. We also made advancements in recycling, investing in new technology in Lexington, SC, to reprocess and recover additional metals from previously landfilled material, allowing us to reclaim and recycle material that otherwise would be wasted.A Letter from Our Chairman, We invested in more sustainable products like ChromX steel that offers up to a 100-year service-life, so our customers can build bridges and infrastructure that will be there for our children, and our grandchildren. President and CEO Guided by a deep commitment to our communities and to our nations veterans, who have given so much to protect and defend us, we continued our partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation, sponsoring our fifth specially-adapted smart home that allows a severely wounded veteran to regain self-reliance and mobility. At CMC, we have been devoted recyclers since before the term recycling even existed. More thanWe recognize that a diverse, productive and inclusive workforce is essential to our continued success.a century ago, our company was founded on the sustainable practice of recycling metal. Today,We adopted a new Workplace and Human Rights policy and focused on our visibility as a desirable our method of making steel is far more environmentally friendly than traditional blast furnaceemployer for all ages, genders and ethnicities. Diversity is key at every level of our organization, and in steelmaking.2018, CMC was named a Top 25 Company for Diversity in Texas.In 20172018, we successfully commissioned new, energy-efficient equipment and state-of-the- From everyone at CMC, we thank you for taking a few moments to learn about our achievements art facilities, introduced more sustainable products to the market and remained focused on caringin sustainability and our continued focus on the opportunities we have ahead of us.for our employees and improving our communities. Weve come a long way, and will continue to strengthen our leadership in the industry, committing to ever more sustainable practices in recycling, manufacturing and fabrication. Barbara R. SmithChairman of the Board, Presidentand Chief Executive Officer2 COMMERCIAL METALS COMPANY32017-2018 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT'