Sustainability

Alcoa’s Baie-Comeau Aluminium Smelter In Québec Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Alcoa’s Baie-Comeau Aluminium Smelter In Québec Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the certification of its Baie-Comeau aluminum smelter in Québec, Canada against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) sustainability standards. The Baie-Comeau aluminium smelter’s three-year certification by the ASI propels the plant into the ranks of Alcoa’s...

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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 […]

TRIMET Aluminium Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced Monday the addition of German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE to its ranks. With TRIMET’s addition as a Production & Tranformation member, the ASI’s total membership rises to 98. Philipp Schlüter, TRIMET Aluminium SE’s CEO, said his firm is eager to join ASI due to its focus on sustainable […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Constellium’s Singen Plant Against ASI Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Constellium yesterday announced the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling mill in Singen, Germany. The plant is among Constellium’s largest facilities. The rolling and casting mill at Singen successfully qualified for certification under ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminium, as confirmed by an […]