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alcoa

alcoa

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raw materials

From alcoa's site: "Wherever we go, whatever we do, we take our values with us. They are the core of what defines us and drives us. One of our values - accountability - measures our success in the context of our many stakeholders, specifically mentioning the long-term health and well-being of our communities."

tags: raw materials, aluminum, building products, fastenings castings

alcoa's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #55 of 100
Covalence Ethical Ranking 2008 covalence rank #6 of 10
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index 2008 carbon disclosure project group member
U.S. Climate Action Partnership Members u.s. climate action partnership group member
2008 World's Most Ethical Companies ethisphere group member
Toxic 100 Index political economy research institute rank #15 of 100
project label sector: raw materials project label rank #3 of 5*
project label overall project label rank #137-tie of 162†

*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

alcoa's Article Breakdown (31 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Alcoa ?

Alcoa Defense’s Aluminum Structure For Army Demonstrator Reduces Weight By Up To 10% And Fuel Consumption By 6-7%

From greencarcongress.com (verified), October 25, 2010

Waste Management

Alcoa Defense has created an aluminum structure for the Army’s Fuel-Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) that will make the vehicle up to 10% lighter than a comparably sized steel vehicle and reduce fuel consumption by 6-7% because the l...

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Alcoa Joins The Sustainability Consortium

From marketwatch.com (verified), October 3, 2010

Resource Management

Alcoa, together with Alcoa Foundation, announced today that Alcoa has become a founding member of the Sustainability Consortium, an independent group of global organizations working to drive sustainability in products through all lifecycle stages.

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Alcoa Receives Cradle To Cradle Certification

From sustainablebusiness.com (verified), September 20, 2010

Resource Management

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced that it is has received Cradle to Cradle Certification - Silver for its primary aluminum.

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Eastman Chemical, Alcoa, CalPortland, Lufkin, Raytheon Join DOE’s Save Energy Now Initiative

From environmentalleader.com (verified), June 1, 2010

Resource Management

Eastman Chemical Company has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Save Energy Now initiative, pledging to reduce energy intensity 25 percent over a 10-year period. Eastman joins four other companies — Alcoa, CalPortland, Lufkin Industri...

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Exal, Alcoa Take Diamond In Dupont Packaging Awards

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 25, 2010

Resource Management

Exal Corp & Alcoa Rigid Packaging USA won the Diamond Award for their new aluminum bottle, which features a recyclable aluminum alloy.

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Alcoa Cuts GHG Emissions 44% From 1990, Misses Mercury, Water Targets

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 9, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Alcoa continued to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2009, achieving a 44 percent cut from 1990 levels, compared to a reduction of 36 percent through 2008, according to the company’s 2009 Sustainability Report. The aluminum ...

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Alcoa Howmet Reduces Carbon Footprint Of Company, Community

From environmentalleader.com (verified), April 29, 2010

Waste Management

As one of the world’s largest aluminum manufacturers, Alcoa uses massive amounts of energy in daily production, but by setting aggressive goals for waste reduction, water conservation, and now energy efficiency, it is seeking to position itself...

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Alcoa Dedicates Can Recycling Expansion In Tenn.

From google.com (verified), March 29, 2010

Resource Management

The Pittsburgh-based company dedicated an expansion of its aluminum can recycling operation in east Tennessee, a $24 million investment that a spokesman said makes it the largest such operation under one roof.

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Aluminum Maker Eyes Solar Industry

From nytimes.com (verified), March 18, 2010

Resource Management

Alcoa, the aluminum giant, is testing a new type of solar technology that the company said it believed will lower the cost of renewable energy.

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Alcoa Participates In Product Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Initiative

From marketwatch.com (verified), February 26, 2010

Waste Management

Alcoa announced today that it is among 60 corporations pilot testing a draft protocol for accounting and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across a product's life cycle. The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative is being launched by the Worl...

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