ASI Certifies Yunnan Yongshun Aluminium Co
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced that Yunnan Yongshun Aluminium Co Ltd has been successfully certified against the ASI Performance Standard
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced that Yunnan Yongshun Aluminium Co Ltd has been successfully certified against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium. The operation is a joint-venture between Yongxin Aluminium Co Ltd of Yunnan Aluminium Group and Xiamen Xiashun Aluminium Foil Co Ltd, which is also an ASI Member. 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 Performance Standard defines environmental, social and governance principles and criteria, with the aim to address sustainability issues in the aluminium value chain. It sets out 59 criteria under the three sustainability pillars of Governance, Environment and Social, which address key issues such as biodiversity, Indigenous Peoples rights, and greenhouse gas emissions.
The independent, third-party audit of the Yunnan Yongshun Aluminium Co Ltd facility was carried out by SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services.