Consumers starting to pay green aluminium premium, former Norsk Hydro CEO says

Consumers are starting to pay a premium for low-carbon aluminium - a practice that will grow more widespread over time, the former chief executive officer of Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro said.

Speaking during a webinar interview, Svein Richard Brandztaeg said that the drive to a circular economy was not without investment capital and ultimately needed to be paid for.

“There is now being established a premium for low-carbon products - not as high premium as I would be happy to see but I think that will be the case going forward,” he told Fastmarkets. “When we are now looking at tools, methods, processes, products for the...

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Andrea Hotter

May 29, 2020

16:24 GMT

New York