Sustainability

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

Aluminium recycling rates in Europe rose again in 2017 to 74.5 percent, a 2.3-percent bump from the year prior and good for another record high for the continent. Such was the story told by statistics released by the European Aluminium Association on...

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Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday its plans to establish the region’s first Spent Pot Lining (SPL) Treatment Plant. The project, which is the result of collaboration between Alba and Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), is part of a bigger initiative driven by Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa to more properly manage the country’s […]

Alcoa Selected As Aluminum Industry Leader For 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as an Aluminum Industry leader after a rigorous selection process and evaluation of its sustainability practices. The firm takes its place on the DJSI North America Index, which is a listing of the top fifth of North America’s 600 […]

EGA Releases Second Annual Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) released its second-annual Sustainability Report earlier this week, detailing the progress the firm made towards its sustainability targets in 2018. In the report, EGA notes its work in conjunction with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative over the last calendar year. EGA join the ASI in 2017, becoming the first Middle Eastern […]

Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

A report released by the Aluminum Association earlier this week detailed the significant advances aluminium cans have made over competing packaging materials over the past several years, noting the significant sustainability advantages the material offers when compared to other substances now in use. The report, which was prepared in conjunction with the Can Manufacturers Institute […]

En+ Group Joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C Movement

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reach certain science-based emission reduction targets (SBTi) in order to contribute to the global movement to establish a global net-zero carbon economy. In joining the Business Ambition for 1.5°C movement, En+ says it is responding by continuing calls to action […]