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In the December edition: ASI’s Year in Review 2016 marks another great year of progress for ASI. Membership has continued to grow, and we are on track towards launching an independent, third party certification program for the aluminium value chain by the end...
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In the November newsletter: Halfway through public comment period on ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard We are now one month into a two-month public comment period on the draft ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard and accompanying Guidance document. Comments...
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Consultation on ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard launched – comments invited ASI has today opened a public comment period on the draft ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard and accompanying Guidance document. Comments and feedback from all interested stakeholders...
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In the September edition; ASI Governance Handbook launched Earlier this month, the ASI Board approved the ASI Governance Handbook as a new by-law. The Governance Handbook provides an overview of the design and implementation of the ASI governance model. It is aimed at...
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In the August edition; Sustainability standards – long-term trends In 2010, the ISEAL Alliance, AccountAbility and SECO reviewed ten important trends shaping the continually evolving landscape for voluntary sustainability standards. Six years later, these issues are still relevant to current and emerging programs...
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In the July edition: ASI Standards System – development update There are a range of normative documents needed to design and run a standards system and certification program.  These documents set out the key elements for how ASI Certification will...
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Writers from Metall-markt.net e-magazine attended the ASI’s Annual General Meeting in Ingolstadt to get a flavour of the work being done and to get impressions from some of our members. The resulting article (in German) has been published in the 01/16...
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In the June edition: ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard: Consultation Plan published for public comment Interested in responsible sourcing, supply chain due diligence or making sustainability claims about aluminium?  Then the ASI Chain of Custody Standard will be relevant to...
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In the May edition: Certification and sustainability claims  Given the diversity of industries and supply chain activities involved in the aluminium value chain, ASI needs to develop a range of allowable of claims about ASI Certification that can be relevant to...
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In the April issue: ASI Indigenous Peoples Advisory Forum meeting – Malaysia On 16-18 April 2016, indigenous organisations met in Kuantan, Malaysia, to discuss the convening of ASI’s Indigenous Peoples Advisory Forum (IPAF), which will be a standing forum in ASI’s...
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In this month’s issue: Extra space made for attendance at ASI’s inaugural Annual General Meeting More than 100 people have now registered to attend the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday April 26, 2016 at the...
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Top stories in the February edition: Developing a Chain of Custody for the aluminium value chain Chain of custody, ethical and responsible sourcing, traceability, supply chain due diligence and provenance claims are among the various terms used for approaches to...
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Top stories in the January edition: ASI’s Activities and Plans for 2016 ASI’s strategic plan has characterised 2016 as a year to “Build, Test and Grow”, as part of its four year roadmap from 2015-2018. Learn more about our 2016...
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UC RUSAL joins ASI ASI is delighted to welcome UC RUSAL as a new member in the Production and Transformation membership class. RUSAL is a leading, global aluminium producer and operates in 19 countries on 5 continents. The company’s main products...
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On Tuesday 26 April 2016, ASI will be holding its inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ingolstadt, Germany. Following formal AGM proceedings for ASI members, the day will be open to all interested stakeholders. More info on our Event Calendar....
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Alcoa joins ASI ASI is delighted to welcome Alcoa as a new member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), supporting ASI’s mission to define and deliver the first global standard for aluminium sustainability. Alcoa pioneered the aluminium industry over 125...
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ASI presented to the International Raw Materials Conference, held in Berlin on November 10-11 2015.  The conference was hosted by the German government as a collaboration between the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and BGR.  ASI Executive Director,...
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On 26 October 2015, Roland Dubois, Strategic Marketing Director, Global Sales & Marketing – Primary Metal, Aluminium, Rio Tinto, presented on behalf of ASI at the Antaike Conference in Qingdao, China.  The presentation provided a current overview of ASI’s development...
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