Shangqiu Yangguang Aluminium Product Co., Ltd. has achieved ASI Performance Standard certification for its casthouse and material conversion plant in Henan Province, China. The facility produces aluminium alloy plate, sheet, and strip.
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) today announced that Shangqiu Yangguang Aluminium Product Co., Ltd. has been successfully certified against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium.
The ASI Certification program was developed through an extensive multi-stakeholder consultation process and is the only comprehensive voluntary sustainability standard initiative for the aluminium value chain. The ASI Performance Standard defines environmental, social and governance principles and criteria, with the aim to address sustainability issues in the aluminium value chain. It sets out 59 criteria under the three sustainability pillars of Governance, Environment and Social, which address key issues such as biodiversity, Indigenous Peoples rights, and greenhouse gas emissions.
The independent, third-party audit of the Shangqiu Yangguang Aluminium Product Co., Ltd. facility was carried out by DNV GL.
Fiona Solomon, Chief Executive Officer at ASI said, “Congratulations to Shangqiu Yangguang Aluminium Product Co., Ltd. on achieving this ASI Performance Standard Certification. The Shenhuo Group has followed through on their plan to continue certifying their operations, following on the ASI Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard certifications at their flagship foil plant in Shanghai. This reinforces the overall momentum we are seeing for a sustainable aluminium industry in China.”
Mr. Pan Junpeng , General Manager of Shangqiu Yangguang Aluminium Product Co., Ltd. Said:”We are pleased to get the Performance Standard certification of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative. The certification of performance standards is ASI’s recognition and affirmation of our company’s green and sustainable development work. It will play a positive role in establishing a reliable and responsible aluminum product corporate image and promoting win-win cooperation between the company and the upstream and downstream well-known large aluminum enterprises.”