Indian aluminium producer Hindalco Industries Limited joined The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) last month as a new production and transformation member.
Hindalco is the flagship company of Aditya Birla Group. The firm operates an integrated alumina refinery and aluminium smelter in Renukoot, India that has a nameplate aluminium production total of 420 thousand metric tons per annum.
Mukesh Mittal, Vice President – Environment, said in a press release that joining the ASI will aid it in achieving its several sustainability goals as it goes forward.
“Adoption of the ASI stewardship guidelines will enhance our ESG capabilities as well as put us in the top of the league to be an ESG sound Aluminium company.”
The ASI is a worldwide organization dedicated to setting industrial standards and certifications in the aluminium industry. The association brings together the various stakeholders in the aluminium industry in order to achieve objectives including sustainable production methods, material chain-of-custody procedures, recycling, social impacts related to aluminium production, and production standards.