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ASI Certifies Aluminerie Alouette Plant For Sustainable Aluminium Production

ASI Certifies Aluminerie Alouette Plant For Sustainable Aluminium Production

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Aluminerie Alouette’s operations in Sept-Îles, Quebec against its Performance Standard for responsible production of aluminium. ASI says the plant’s smelting, casthouse, and operational activities are covered by the certification. The plant has...

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ASI Certifies BMW’s Landshut Plant Against Performance Standard For Materials Stewardship

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of German automaker BMW AG’s light metal foundry at Landshut, Germany against its Performance Standard for material stewardship. In a related press release, ASI says the certification recognizes the plant’s responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminium, especially as it relates to material stewardship. Among the […]

Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]

Norsk Hydro Supplies ASI-Certified Aluminium For Audi e-tron

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week that it is the sustainable aluminium supplier to Audi AG for the production of the battery housing for its first fully-electric vehicle. Hydro now supplies ASI-certified aluminium for use in the Audi e-tron, which transitioned from a hybrid system to a fully-electric system with the […]

Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte Refinery And Paragominas Mine Achieve ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced certification for two more plants under the Norsk Hydro umbrella yesterday, namely the Paragominas bauxite mine and the Alunorte alumina refinery in northern Brazil. The ASI said the two operations passed certification for both its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. Hydro’s scrap re-melting and casthouse operations have […]

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

‘Sustainability’ now interfaces with business on a number of fronts, including operational performance, regulatory compliance, commercial relationships and broader reputation. Governments, leading companies, NGOs and consumers are increasingly focused on how companies should approach sustainability issues in their own businesses and supply chains. Increasingly, business approaches need to be closely integrated with broader regulatory frameworks […]