Sustainability

Rio Tinto To Supply Nespresso With Solely ASI Certified Aluminium By 2020

Rio Tinto To Supply Nespresso With Solely ASI Certified Aluminium By 2020

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. and Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced earlier today a compact to collaborate on producing Nespresso packets made from Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Certified Aluminium. Per the agreement, Nespresso and Rio Tinto expect to produce...

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Audi Receives First-Ever Downstream Aluminium Certification From ASI

German automobile manufacturer Audi AG became the first downstream aluminium firm to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard earlier this week. Audi received certification for its assembly process and sourcing for the aluminium components of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron. Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified Audi’s plants […]

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 […]