Here are the highlights from the latest newsletter edition:

ASI Standards Revision public consultation to kick-off March 1

After more than a year of discussions in the Working Groups and Standards Committee, ASI is excited to be releasing revised versions of all six core ASI documents for public consultation on March 1, 2021. Read more.

M&E Insights: Evidence shows growing ASI Certification uptake along the aluminium value chain

ASI designed its certification program to foster responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium along the value chain.  Strong uptake of ASI Certification by diverse business areas is an important step to meeting our Theory of Change.  Three years since the launch of the ASI Certification program in December 2017, how are we doing on this indicator? Read more.

Chris Bayliss appointed as ASI Director of Standards

ASI is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Bayliss as ASI Director of Standards, commencing 3 May 2021. Read more.

Ideal Sorting Model for Aluminium Packaging

ASI’s Association members undertake excellent work and support research and studies that help to drive the aluminium sector forward toward increased sustainability. We aim to bring some of these studies to our readers in this new regular Associations section. Read more.

Japanese translations of core Standards documents published

In anticipation of the public consultation on the ASI Standards Revision documents starting on March 1, we have been working to extend the language translations of the core Standards documents. Read more.

ASI Certifications update

In January, ASI Members achieved five new certifications, with several more in the announcement pipeline.

ASI Membership news

In February, ASI welcomed five new members — one Associations member, one General Supporter member, one Industrial User member, one Production & Transformation member and one Downstream Supporter member — bringing the total number of ASI members to 159.

  • Dutch Aluminium Association: Association
  • DK Trade AG: General Supporter
  • Elopak: Industrial User
  • Golden Aluminum Inc.: Production & Transformation
  • The Body Shop International: Downstream Supporter