Achievements Highlighted in Newly Released 2013 Sustainability Report
2013 Sustainability Report Highlights
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announces that 2013 was its safest, most environmentally-efficient year on record, as the Company made strong strides in improving the sustainability of its global operations. The achievements were announced in Alcoa’s 2013 Sustainability Report, which also highlighted breakthrough innovations to help customers meet sustainability challenges, including technology to enable lightweighting in transportation.
“Alcoa is a values-based company. Our Values guide our work and help us accomplish our goals the right way,” said Alcoa Chairman and CEO Klaus Kleinfeld. “I’m incredibly proud that last year we worked safer, with less environmental impact than ever before. And while we are reducing our own footprint, our light-metal innovations are creating a more sustainable world - from greener cars and trucks, to more energy efficient planes and buildings.”
Among the Company’s achievements released in its 2013 Sustainability Report:
Alcoa’s 2013 Sustainability Report details the Company’s global environmental, social and economic performance during 2013. Alcoa has produced the report for 12 consecutive years. More detail is available online in the Sustainability section of alcoa.com at http://www.alcoa.com/sustainability.
A global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial and consumer electronics products. We enable smart buildings, sustainable food and beverage packaging, high-performance defense vehicles across air, land and sea, deeper oil and gas drilling and more efficient power generation. We pioneered the aluminum industry over 125 years ago, and today, our 60,000 people in 30 countries deliver value-add products made of titanium, nickel and aluminum, and produce best-in-class bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum products. For more information, visit www.alcoa.com, follow @Alcoa on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Alcoa and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Alcoa.