Sustainability

Novelis Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 5 Percent in FY 2018

Novelis Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 5 Percent in FY 2018

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. released its Fiscal Year 2018 sustainability report yesterday. Among other issues, the report highlighted the firm’s increase of recycled aluminium by 2 percent year on year to a total of 57 percent of the...

SIG Combibloc Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the addition of SIG Combibloc as an Industrial User member, making the firm the ninth Industrial User and raising the ASI’s membership to 69 in total. The Swiss aseptic packaging firm has recently begun to focus upon aluminium, specifically enhancing traceability along […]

EGA Releases First-Ever Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) debuted the firm’s first sustainability report last week. The report lays out EGA’s actions thus far in the realms of economic, social, and environmental progress as well as identifying targets and goals in such areas for the future. Its intent is to gauge EGA’s progress in the areas of emissions, […]

EGA Signs Deal To Provide 27,000t Of Spent Pot Lining To Gulf Cement Company

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced late last week an agreement to supply Gulf Cement Company with 27,000 metric tons of spent pot lining through 2020 for use by the company in the production of cement. Per the agreement, EGA will send 2,000 metric tons of spent pot lining to Gulf Cement this year, followed […]

Rio Tinto Awarded First-Ever Aluminium Chain Of Custody Certification From ASI

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group is the recipient of the first-ever Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification issued by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative. The certification was developed by the ASI to establish a seal and a series of criteria by which aluminium consumers could be assured that the product they are buying was responsibly sourced […]

Norsk Hydro Inks 29 Year Wind Power Deal With Green Investment Group

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday a deal between its wholly-owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS and Macquarie Group Limited’s Green Investment Group for 29 years of wind power. The deal is likely the longest corporate wind power deal yet negotiated. Norsk Hydro says the agreement will include the construction of a new wind […]