Capral Aluminium has achieved dual Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certification under the latest performance and Chain of Custody Standards.
ASI today announced that Capral Aluminium has been certified against the ASI Performance Standard V3 and Chain of Custody (CoC) V2 for its extrusion, warehousing and distribution of aluminium products and services.
The certifications apply to all of Capral’s 26 facilities, across every state and territory in Australia.
Capral Aluminium CEO, Tony Dragicevich, said the certifications recognise the company’s commitment to responsible production, sourcing, and management of aluminium products.
“As buyers become increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of products, Capral’s ASI certification is a significant achievement and reinforces our position as a responsible and sustainable business,” he said.
With this certification, Capral is the first extruded product manufacturer in Australasia to achieve ASI certification.
“We can proudly hang our hat on the fact that we are the first Australasian aluminium extruder to achieve certification under the ASI Performance and Chain of Custody standards,” Dragicevich said.
“Our management systems developed over many years helped us achieve this in less than twelve months – a phenomenal effort by our team.”
The ASI CoC Standard sets out requirements for creating a Chain of Custody for material produced and processed through the value chain into diverse downstream sectors.
After introducing LocAl, a lower-carbon aluminium option last November, Capral can now additionally provide ASI CoC certification associated with these products.
ASI CEO, Fiona Solomon, congratulated Capral on achieving dual ASI Certification.
“For companies like Capral that are in the downstream part of the aluminium value chain, traceability is critical for the identification of potential environmental and social risks, which enhances accountability and helps to identify any non-compliance or unethical practices associated with the upstream supply chain,” she said.
“Capral’s ASI Certifications demonstrate that it supports responsible sourcing, transparency, and accountability in its own operations and along the entire aluminium value chain.”
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