Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced that Gerald Group has joined as a new General Supporter member, bringing the total number of ASI members to 149.Founded in 1962 in the United States, Gerald Group is the world’s oldest and largest independent and employee-owned global metals trading house, led by Chairman and CEO Craig Dean. The Group is focused on the merchanting of non-ferrous, ferrous and precious metals, related concentrates and raw materials to customers in over 40 countries. Headquartered in London, with a global footprint and main trading hubs in Shanghai, Stamford and Morges, Gerald’s global customer and supplier base benefits from a bespoke service model across the entire commodity value chain, including sourcing, marketing, logistics and storage, hedging and risk management, and structured finance solutions. Gerald’s core merchanting business is complemented by our strength in building strategic relationships across the industry, allowing us to provide customers with access to a diverse and steady supply of resources. The Group has around 225 employees and is proud to be an industry leading example in gender balance across our workforce. The Group aims to contribute to world trade and economic development in a sustainable and responsible manner and has a growing presence in Africa.