March 2022 Newsletter headlines


Landscape renewal: rehabilitation of a bauxite mine

Here are the highlights from the latest newsletter edition:

Standard Revision process update

Revised ASI Performance and Chain of Custody Standards are on course to be adopted by the ASI Board at the end of April. Read More.

ASI website and system updates underway

Parallel to finalising the revised ASI Standards and supporting documents for launch in May, we have been working on a website refresh, and updates to other supporting online platforms that support the work of ASI Members and Accredited Auditors. Read More.

ASI’s learning portal, educationAl, is moving to a new hosting platform in May

To improve the user experience and provide easy access to a broader and richer range of training materials to our growing audiences, ASI will be transitioning its educationAl online learning portal to a new platform in May 2022. Read More.

More details on how to access the new platform and modules will be provided as the launch approaches.  In the meantime, the ASI Stakeholder Course can be accessed at: https://asi-educational.thinkific.com/courses/asi-course-for-asi-stakeholders.

Watch the recording: 45 Minutes on… Addressing modern slavery in the ASI Performance Standard

Violations of human rights are a global phenomenon, occurring regardless of political spectrum or economic model.  Our most recent webinar addressed modern slavery, presented by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB). Read More.

Watch the recordings

Each of our 45 Minutes on… webinars is recorded and publicly available. Read More.

ASI Certifications update

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

  • S.A.V. S.p.A. has achieved ASI Performance Standard Certification for the processing and remelting of raw materials and metal scrap in the production of aluminium alloy ingots at the Colombo and dell’Artigianato facilities in Italy. Consult the media release.
  • Magna BDW technologies has achieved ASI Performance Standard Certification with a focus on Material Stewardship for its light metal vacuum die casting development and manufacture of modules and systems for the automotive industry, at its Markt Schwaben plant in Germany. Consult the media release.
  • UACJ Corporation has achieved ASI Performance Standard with Provisional status Certification and Chain of Custody Standard Certification for the manufacture of aluminium sheet products at Fukui Works, Japan and UACJ (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Thailand. The Fukui Works is the first in Japan to achieve ASI Certification. Consult the media release.
  • Elopak ASA has successfully achieved certification to the ASI Performance Standard with Material Stewardship focus. Consult the media release.
  • Hindalco has achieved ASI Performance Standard certification for continuous casting and rolling operations at its Mouda aluminium plant near Nagpur in Maharashtra, India, for the manufacture of diverse foil products. Consult the media release

ASI Membership news

In March, ASI welcomed three Production & Transformation members and one Industrial User member, bringing the total number of ASI members to 217. Read More.

Upcoming Events

ASI Secretariat team members will be speaking at the following events. Read More.