Here are the highlights from the latest newsletter edition:

Reflections on 2020

While 2020 has been a challenging year that has affected all of us in very tangible ways, ASI has still been able to successfully advance its mission with the support of members, auditors, stakeholders and the commitment of its team. Our shared goals of responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium have been unwavering.Read more.

ASI Performance Standard recognised by ICMM in new Equivalency Benchmark

ASI and International Council for Mining and Metals (ICMM) worked together to complete ICMM’s recently launched Equivalency Benchmark, which details how requirements of the ASI Performance Standard are equivalent to, or differ from ICMM’s Mining Principles and its associated Performance Expectations (PEs). Read more.

ITC Standards Map now includes ASI 

The Standards Map of the International Trade Centre (ITC) provides comprehensive, verified and transparent information on over 260 standards for environmental protection, worker and labour rights, economic development, quality and food safety, as well as business ethics. Read more.

Latest ASI progress update and look ahead in recent ASI CEO presentation 

This year-end presentation made during the CRU ASIA Conference provides current insights into our perspectives on market influences and megatrends, ASI’s progress over the year and what is to come. Read more.

ASI Certifications update

In December, ASI Members achieved six new certifications, with several more in the announcement pipeline. Read more.

ASI Membership news

In December, ASI welcomed one General Supporter member and four Production & Transformation members, bringing the total number of ASI members to 148.

  • Mitsubishi Corporation RtM: General Supporter
  • Mineração Rio do Norte: Production & Transformation
  • Aluminij Industries: Production & Transformation
  • ASAŞ Alüminyum San. ve Tic. A.Ş.: Production & Transformation
  • Owl’s Head Alloys: Production & Transformation