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Would you like to better understand biodiversity risks and opportunities? Is accessing and interpreting biodiversity information often a challenge? Do you find terms & use of global biodiversity data sets difficult to understand?  Insufficient management of biodiversity impacts can have...
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In the February edition of the ASI Newsletter: Announcing educationAl: ASI’s new online learning program ASI Annual General Meeting Keynote Speakers Gulkula Mining Company joins ASI SNTO Aluminium Foil Company joins ASI NomoGaia joins ASI Upcoming events Read the February...
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ASI’s CEO Dr Fiona Solomon will be participating on the panel discussion on October 30, 2017 at 9:25 am titled ” Sustainability in the Metals Market: How renewable energy, electric vehicles and recycled metals are evolving the metals value chain”. Joining...
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In the December edition: ASI’s Year in Review 2016 marks another great year of progress for ASI. Membership has continued to grow, and we are on track towards launching an independent, third party certification program for the aluminium value chain by the end...
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In the November newsletter: Halfway through public comment period on ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard We are now one month into a two-month public comment period on the draft ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard and accompanying Guidance document. Comments...
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In the July edition: ASI Standards System – development update There are a range of normative documents needed to design and run a standards system and certification program.  These documents set out the key elements for how ASI Certification will...
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In the June edition: ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard: Consultation Plan published for public comment Interested in responsible sourcing, supply chain due diligence or making sustainability claims about aluminium?  Then the ASI Chain of Custody Standard will be relevant to...
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In the May edition: Certification and sustainability claims  Given the diversity of industries and supply chain activities involved in the aluminium value chain, ASI needs to develop a range of allowable of claims about ASI Certification that can be relevant to...
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In the April issue: ASI Indigenous Peoples Advisory Forum meeting – Malaysia On 16-18 April 2016, indigenous organisations met in Kuantan, Malaysia, to discuss the convening of ASI’s Indigenous Peoples Advisory Forum (IPAF), which will be a standing forum in ASI’s...
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In this month’s issue: Extra space made for attendance at ASI’s inaugural Annual General Meeting More than 100 people have now registered to attend the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday April 26, 2016 at the...
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Top stories in the February edition: Developing a Chain of Custody for the aluminium value chain Chain of custody, ethical and responsible sourcing, traceability, supply chain due diligence and provenance claims are among the various terms used for approaches to...
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The United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights is a space for a wide range of stakeholders stakeholders to discuss putting into practice the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights – a global standard for preventing and addressing adverse impacts...
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ASI presented to the International Raw Materials Conference, held in Berlin on November 10-11 2015.  The conference was hosted by the German government as a collaboration between the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and BGR.  ASI Executive Director,...
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The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is hosting this international conference with the theme of ‘Assuming Responsibility – Promoting Sustainability in the Raw Materials Sector’.  Speakers from government, international institutions, industry, civil society, sustainability standards, academia...
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On 26 October 2015, Roland Dubois, Strategic Marketing Director, Global Sales & Marketing – Primary Metal, Aluminium, Rio Tinto, presented on behalf of ASI at the Antaike Conference in Qingdao, China.  The presentation provided a current overview of ASI’s development...
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On Monday 12 October 2015, ASI presented to a group of 16 stakeholders from civil society, industry, standards organisations, and auditing sectors in London.  The meeting provided a current overview of ASI’s development and direction, and was kindly hosted by...
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Smart data management for standards programs The ISEAL Alliance recently conducted a survey of current experiences and challenges with technology innovation among ISEAL members. In addition, they convened a set of four expert panels with IT experts to brainstorm practical new approaches...
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Thinking of joining ASI? It’s a great time to become involved! Council for Aluminium in Building joins ASI ASI is delighted to announce that the Council for Aluminium in Building has become ASI’s first Association member. IUCN Receives Award for...
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