Sustainability

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the...

ASI’s Certification Of Alcoa Plants On Four Continents Opens Door To Offering Of Certified Sustainable Aluminium

Alcoa and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of almost a dozen of the pioneering aluminium firm’s operations throughout the world against the ASI’s standards, paving the way for Alcoa to offer ASI-certified aluminium to its customers. The certifications cover 11 plants on four continents, including operations in Australia, Brazil, […]

Century Aluminum Debuts New Line Of Low-Carbon Aluminium

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum Company announced yesterday the launch of a new low-carbon aluminium made with energy soley derived from renewable sources. According to the firm, Natur-Al is produced in a process that releases just one-fourth of the CO2 of the industry standard. Natur-Al produces only 4 metric tons of CO2 per metric ton […]

BMW Implements Aluminium Scrap Recycling Program At Plant In Dingolfing

German automaker BMW AG said last week its press shop in Dingolfing is the company’s first-ever site to separate out and recycle aluminium sheet waste generated by the plant. The plant, which is BMW’s largest, required a €6.5 million retrofit to accomplish the goal of fully recycling the entirety of its scrap aluminium waste, but […]

Alcoa Recognized As Aluminium Industry Sustainability Leader By S&P Global

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced earlier this week that it has been named the aluminium industry’s top performer by S&P Global in the just-released Sustainability Yearbook 2020. S&P Global utilizes SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment to determine its yearly rankings, which is a metric used by other such indices, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). […]