ASI is pleased to announce that Trafigura Group has joined ASI as a General Supporter member, bringing to 85 the total number of organisations working toward a responsible aluminium value chain.
Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest physical commodities trading groups in the world. Trafigura sources, stores, transports and delivers a range of raw materials (including oil and refined products and metals and minerals) to clients around the world.
The Company is owned by around 700 of its 4,316 employees who work in 66 offices in 38 countries around the world. Trafigura has achieved substantial growth over recent years, growing revenue from USD12 billion in 2003 to USD180.7 billion in 2018.
The Group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades, growing prosperity by advancing trade.
Trafigura is delighted to become a supporting member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). The ASI has set the industry benchmark for responsibly sourced aluminium. As one of the world’s leading independent aluminium traders, we intend to play an active role in contributing to the future development of ASI standards, as well as towards promoting their application amongst Trafigura’s extensive supplier and customer base.
Philippe Müller, Global Head of Aluminium Trading