ASI certifies MYTILINEOS S.A. against Chain of Custody Standard
MYTILINEOS S.A. has achieved ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification for its corporate headquarters and upstream activities undertaken by the company’s Metallurgy Business Unit in Greece, including bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and casting.
1 November 2022
MYTILINEOS S.A. has achieved ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification for its corporate headquarters and upstream activities undertaken by the company’s Metallurgy Business Unit in Greece, including bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and casting. The company achieved Performance Standard Certification in October 2021.
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) today announced that Mytilineos has been successfully certified against the ASI Chain of Custody Standard for their bauxite mining activities of Delphi Distomon site; refining, smelting and casthouse activities at the Aluminium Of Greece Plant; port facilities at the Aluminium of Greece Plant; and, Mytilineos corporate headquarters in Athens. The operations have an annual production capacity that exceeds 198,000 tons of aluminium, 860,000 tons of alumina and 630,000 tons of bauxite.
The ASI CoC Standard sets out requirements for the creation of a Chain of Custody for material that is produced and processed through the value chain into diverse downstream sectors. The implementation of ASI’s CoC Standard links verified practices at successive steps of the supply chain – certified under the ASI Performance Standard – to the products produced by ASI Certified Entities. The CoC Standard also confirms that appropriate policies and due diligence process are in place to identify and address critical issues, such as corruption, human rights abuses, materials originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas in the supply chain and support responsible sourcing.
The independent, third-party audit of the MYTILINEOS S.A. Metallurgy Business Unit and headquarters was carried out by EUROCERT S.A.
“We congratulate MYTILINEOS on achieving ASI CoC Certification for its headquarters and production operations from bauxite mining through to aluminium smelting and casting. The dual ASI Certification of MYTILINEOS’ own upstream value chain enables it to offer ASI Certified Aluminium products. But looking beyond the company’s integrated operations to examine external suppliers is also critical. MYTILINEOS’ responsible sourcing policy, alongside due diligence and risk evaluation procedures, are used to screen its critical suppliers and conduct risk assessments according to key ESG criteria, which, combined with ASI Certification, provides downstream customers the assurance of its responsible sourcing and production practices.”
– Fiona Solomon, Chief Executive Officer at ASI
“We are very proud to achieve yet another prestigious ASI certification, this time in Chain of Custody, following on our Performance Standard certification. These certifications verify MYTILINEOS’ dedication to Sustainable Development and prove that the Metallurgy Business Unit is at the forefront of responsible material sourcing practices. MYTILINEOS is committed to become a global benchmark for Green Metallurgy by reducing the absolute emissions of the Metallurgy Business Unit by 65% and, respectively, the relative emissions by 75% (as measured per ton of aluminium produced) by 2030.”
– Mr. Dimitrios Stefanidis, General Manager of MYTILINEOS’ Metallurgy Business Unit
- Consult the MYTILINEOS S.A. Chain of Custody Standard summary audit report
- Consult the MYTILINEOS S.A. member page
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