ElvalHalcor Hellenic Copper and Aluminum Industry SA: announces that its aluminum rolling division (Elval) is the first Greek aluminum manufacturer to certify its production facilities according to the ASI Chain of Custody standard
ElvalHalcor announces that its aluminum rolling division the production facilities of Oinofyta (Elval) have been certified ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard. The certification audit was carried out by DNV Business Assurance Services UK LTD from June 30 to July 1st 2021 and resulted in full certification.
ElvalHalcor is now the first Greek company to certify its aluminum production facilities, Elval, to the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) chain-of-custody standard, as last year was the first and still is the only one. in Greece to certify its installations against the ASI Performance Standard.
ASI CoC certification enables ElvalHalcor to offer its customers ASI certified aluminum products, ensuring that they come from materials that have been sourced and handled responsibly, in accordance with the criteria set by ASI standards, at every stage of the process. their manufacturing process. ASI CoC certification confirms ElvalHalcor’s commitment to responsible production and development.
Mr. Lampros Varouchas, General Manager of the Aluminum Rolling Division of ElvalHalcor and Executive Member of the Board of Directors said: “We are very pleased to receive the ASI Chain of Custody Standard certification, a significant achievement for our sustainability program. Based on the good ESG practices that we have long established in our production facilities, this certification allows us to offer our customers ASI certified aluminum products, made from materials sourced and processed within chains. responsible sourcing certified by the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative. “.
The ASI certification program was developed through an extensive multi-stakeholder consultation process and is the only comprehensive voluntary sustainability standards initiative for the aluminum value chain. The ASI chain of custody standard complements the ASI performance standard and defines the requirements for the sourcing and production of ASI certified aluminum throughout the aluminum value chain.
About ASI (Aluminum Stewardship Initiative)
The Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) is a standards setting and certification body that recognizes and encourages the responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminum. As a global member-based initiative, ASI is the result of bringing together producers, users and actors in the aluminum value chain to reach a consensus on ‘responsible aluminum “. ASI continues to seek engagement with business entities and aluminum value chain stakeholders around the world. For more information on ASI, please visit the website https://aluminium-stewardship.org/
About DNV Business Assurance Services UK LTD
DNV GL Business Assurance Services UK Limited is part of DNV GL – Business Assurance, the global provider of certification, verification, assessment and training services, which supports its clients in their quest for sustainable business performance. For more information on DNV – Business Assurance, please visit the website https://www.dnv.com/
ElvalHalcor is one of the world’s leading industrial producers of aluminum and copper products. The Company was formed in December 2017 by the merger of Elval and Halcor. ElvalHalcor currently occupies a leading position in Europe in the copper tubing industry, while also having established its leading position in the global aluminum rolling industry. The company has over 80 years of experience and know-how, a strong production base in 17 state-of-the-art production plants and a market presence in over 100 countries. ElvalHalcor provides sustainable solutions and products in dynamically developing markets such as packaging, transportation, building and construction, heating, cooling and air conditioning and RES. ElvalHalcor’s growth is focused on investing in technology and sustainability, creating shared value for its stakeholders. For more information about the Company, please visit the website www.elvalhalcor.com.