Here are the highlights from the latest newsletter edition:

ASI reaches 200 Member milestone

At the end of November, ASI welcomed its 200th member, Remi Claeys Aluminium NV, in the Industrial User membership class. Read more.

Demand Scenarios for ASI Aluminium

Responsible sourcing expectations are accelerating for a range of commodities, resulting in increasing pressure on suppliers to demonstrate that delivered metal is responsibly sourced, low carbon and/or ‘green’.  What are the implications for ‘ASI Aluminium’ demand out to 2030?  To answer this question, ASI commissioned CM Group to gather perspectives from industry stakeholders by market sector and region.  The resulting report distils findings from more than 75 structured interviews conducted across the global aluminium industry, including 40 within China, and draws on CM Group’s own quantitative estimates and projections.  Read more.

M&E Insights: ASI CoC Certification and CoC Material on-product claims

ASI Members are involved in a wide range of industrial activities along the aluminium value chain and are encouraged to use ASI-related claims to differentiate their product, process, or business. There are several types of claims that can be made by ASI Members and Entities, relating to ASI Membership, Performance Standard Certification, and Chain of Custody Standard Certification. Read more.

Final public consultation on draft revised ASI Standards scheduled to start in January 2022

On 7th January 2022, as part of its ongoing Standards Revision process, ASI will launch a second and final public consultation on Version 3 of the Performance Standard, and Version 2 of the Chain of Custody Standard. The first public consultation period was held in March-April 2021, the inputs from which have informed the documents for the upcoming consultation. Read more.

Two new members join ASI Standards Committee

We are pleased to announce that Andy Doran of Novelis and Jose Rubio of Flora and Fauna International are filling two casual vacancies in the Production and Transformation and Civil Society member classes respectively. Read more.

Join us for 45 minutes on… Crunching the numbers: Analysing ASI Certification Data using the new ASI Public Dashboard

With more than 150 Certifications issued to date and a strong pipeline of new and re-Certifications, the Public Dashboard enables all stakeholders to easily gain both a detailed and big picture view of the ASI program via tabular and graphical data, search and filter functionalities, and more. Read more.

Join us for 45 minutes on… Future demand for ASI Aluminium

As global industries grapple with sustainability challenges — from climate change to human rights — and hope to reposition to capitalise on developing opportunities — from a growing circular economy to industry transitions – certified aluminium demand is set to grow strongly over the next decade. Read more.

CRU Group adds rolling mill emissions dataset in Emissions Analysis Tool

ASI’s data transparency partner, CRU Group, has added a new rolling mill emissions dataset in its Emissions Analysis Tool. The addition of this data, combined with the existing ASI Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard certification layers, enables the tool’s users to better assess and gain insights into the emissions profiles of their customers, suppliers, partners and products. Read more.

ASI Certifications update

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

  • Ball Beverage Packaging South America (BPSA) has achieved ASI Performance and Chain of Custody Standard Certification for the manufacturing of can bodies and can ends at 15 facilities across four countries. Consult the media release.
  • Aluflexpack has achieved ASI Performance Standard Certification at its Drniš (Croatia) production site, as well as Chain of Custody Standard Certification for its Drniš and Einsiedeln (Switzerland) production sites. Consult the media release.

ASI Membership news

In November, ASI welcomed one Industrial User and one General Supporter member member bringing the total number of ASI members to 200. Read more.

  • Remi Claeys Aluminium NV – Industrial User
  • PyroGenesis Canada Inc. – General Supporter

Upcoming Events

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

  • IBAAS-JNARDDC 2022 Conference and Exhibition • February 2-4, 2022
  • ALUS’10 • March 3-4, 2022
  • Sustainable Industrial Manufacturing • March 9-10, 2022