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Find out what’s important in the aluminium industry as leaders and innovators share what they really think about the future in Aluminium Matters

Sustainability is a key mega trend shaping the future of the aluminium sector and producers and consumers are keenly focused on reducing their carbon footprint and improving other Environmental, Social, and Governance metrics. 

Episode One: Green Aluminium and Transparent Labelling

Originally broadcast June 8, 2020: (duration: approx 1 hour)

Watch on-demand here

Low carbon aluminium has considerable potential to help consumers lower their carbon footprint. Strategies that make use of low-carbon primary aluminium, in conjunction with other approaches that take advantage of aluminium’s sustainable credentials, can significantly reduce the environmental impact of many products. Understanding and monitoring embodied carbon trade flows is important to consumers developing carbon abatement strategies. 

On June 5 2020, the LME announced it will launch a spot trading platform for low-carbon aluminium next year. The LME said “We are actively engaging with our stakeholders on environmental sustainability issues – particularly in the aluminium sector, and are committed to supporting initiatives that facilitate the global transition to a low-carbon economy.  Our plans include the launch of a scrap aluminium contract to support price risk management, as well as working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium warrants, enabling downstream users to procure metal with their required characteristics, such as low carbon.” 

Confirmed speakers include:
    • Rt Hon Lord Barker of Battle PC, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, En+
    • Matthew Chamberlain, CEO, LME
    • Hugh Jones, Managing Director, The Carbon Trust
    • Amandine Chaillous, Senior Energy Advisor, Alvance Aluminium Dunkerque
    • Ramon Arratia, Global Director of Public Affairs, Ball Global Beverage Packaging and Chairman of Every Can Counts, Ball Corporation
    • Chris Bayliss, Deputy Secretary General, IAI
    • Patrick Jones, EMEA Metals & Mining Research Analyst, JP Morgan Chase

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