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    Rio Tinto First to Achieve ASI Certification for Sustainable Practices

    Rio Tinto is the first company in the world to receive Performance Standard certifications under the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a global program designed to ensure environmental, social, and governance standards are increasingly embedded in aluminum production, use and recycling. This follows an independent third party audit performed by BNQ (Bureau de Normalisation du Québec), which was […]

  • European Aluminium-Environmental Report

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    European Aluminum Industry Strongly Improves Environmental Performance

    According to the new Environmental Profile Report, released by European Aluminium, the European aluminum industry continues to greatly improve its environmental performance by substantially reducing its carbon footprint across the entire aluminum value chain. “The report demonstrates that the industry is delivering on its aim to realize the industry’s greenhouse gas reduction potential towards 2050 […]

  • Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

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    ASI Launches Certification Program Addressing Aluminum Sustainability

    The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) launched a new Certification program for the aluminum value chain, focused on responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of this important industrial metal. The new Certification program will cover all stages of the value chain for aluminum, including bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminum smelting, semi-fabrication, product design and manufacturing, and recycling. “This […]

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    Leading Global Aluminum Organizations Sign MOU for Sustainable Aluminum Industry

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a multi-stakeholder organization with the mission to foster responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminum, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate in their respective efforts to support continuous improvement in the performance of the global aluminum industry and the sustainable use and […]

  • Aluminum Furnace

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    Leading Toward a Zero Incident Industry

    By Garney B. Scott, CEO of Scepter, Inc. and chairman of the Aluminum Association. Ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of our workers has long been a top priority for the aluminum industry. As chairman of the Aluminum Association and CEO of aluminum recycling company Scepter, I work hard everyday to prioritize safety — both […]

  • Jaguar XE

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    Jaguar Land Rover Reaches Recycling Milestone

    Jaguar Land Rover reached a recycling milestone, having reclaimed over 50,000 tonnes of aluminium scrap — equal to the weight of 200,000 Jaguar XE body shells — back into the production process during 2015/16. This prevented more than 500,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent from entering the atmosphere by not using primary aluminium material. These figures […]

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    Sustainability Roadmap for the Aluminum Industry

    Pierre Vareille, European Aluminium Association chairman and CEO of Constellium, at the launch of the Sustainability Roadmap for the aluminum industry on April 23, 2015 discussed the aluminum effect — 75% of all of the aluminum ever produced is still in use today. Other video interviews from the Sustainability Roadmap event, include: Our Sustainability Roadmap: […]

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    Red Hare Brewing to Premiere Novelis evercan™ Aluminum Beverage Can Sheet

    Novelis announced at the 2014 Craft Brewers Conference in Denver that Red Hare Brewing Company will launch the world’s first commercial use of evercan, the company’s independently certified high-recycled content (90%) aluminum sheet for beverage cans (certified by by SCS Global Services). Red Hare craft beer packaged exclusively in cans made of evercan sheet is […]