Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced that the Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil Co Ltd facility in Kunming in Yunnan Province of China has achieved Chain of Custody Standard Certification. The facility has an annual capacity to produce more than 200,000 tonnes of aluminium sheet and foil in various gauges that are destined for several downstream uses in the electronics, packaging, pharmaceutical, HVAC and other sectors.The ASI Certification program was developed through an extensive multi-stakeholder consultation process and is the only comprehensive voluntary sustainability standard initiative for the aluminium value chain. The ASI CoC Standard sets out requirements for the creation of a Chain of Custody for material that is produced and processed through the value chain into diverse downstream sectors. The implementation of ASI’s CoC Standard links verified practices at successive steps of the supply chain – certified under the ASI Performance Standard – to the products produced by ASI Certified Entities. The CoC Standard also confirms that appropriate policies and due diligence process are in place to identify and address critical issues in the supply chain and support responsible sourcing.The independent, third-party audit of Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil Co Ltd was carried out by TÜV Rheinland Cert GmbH.