Alcoa gets ASI chain of custody certification as portfolio review continues

Alcoa Corp has been certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) to market products under ASI’s chain of custody standard.

It marks another step in the drive by the company toward sustainable manufacturing practices and is in line with its strategic goal of becoming the lowest emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2) among the world’s major aluminium smelters over the next five years.
In October last year, Alcoa launched a multi-year review of its aluminium portfolio, placing roughly half of its global smelting capacity under scrutiny for potential curtailment or closure.
The chain of custody certification covers three key areas of the supply chain: from the mine to aluminum casthouse, from scrap to casthouse, and semi-fabrication and manufacturing to final product.

The United States-headquartered aluminium producer now has 10 locations on four continents certified under ASI’s standards. Last month,...

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Andrea Hotter

February 20, 2020

02:33 GMT

New York