In the February newsletter:

Results of ASI annual governance elections: Each year ASI holds a nomination and election process for its two important governance bodies – the ASI Board (8 people) and the ASI Standards Committee (24 people).  The structure of these groups is designed to include a balance of interested parties.

ASI publishes first ‘Story of Change’: Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) is the first member to describe in a ‘Story of Change’ how their operations have changed for the better as a direct outcome of their efforts to become ASI Performance Standard Certified.

ASI Annual in-person meeting cancelled due to COVID-19: On February 5, we regretfully announced our decision to cancel our 2020 AGM Week in-person event, which was to be held in China in May this year.

ASI Training session in London – April 6-7: Like to know more about the ASI Standards and Certification program?  Join us in London for a great 2-day training session!  As we increasingly move to a successful model of online training delivery, this may be one of the last in-person sessions we organise for some time. 

New ASI Sustainability Policy: ASI has sustainability at the heart of its mission. In addition to the ASI Certification program for the aluminium value chain, ASI as an organisation aims to integrate a philosophy of ‘common sense’ sustainability into its general activities and has formalised this philosophy in the new ASI Sustainability Policy.

Update your ASI email preferences: With the increasing frequency of ASI Certification Releases being sent out to announce new ASI Certifications to our email list, we have taken the step to give new and existing ASI News subscribers the possibility to adjust their preferences of what kind of information they receive from us.

ASI Certifications update: In February, we announced 9 new certifications, and several more are in the announcement pipeline for March!

ASI Membership news: In February, ASI welcomed one Production & Transformation member, one Industrial User member and one General Supporter member, bringing the total number of ASI members to 114.

Upcoming events: 

  • Member training in London: April 6-7
  • 9th IBAAS International Conference & Exhibition