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Alba releases its 2020 Sustainability Report

Manama, Bahrain, December 7, 2021

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, unveiled its fifth edition of the Sustainability Report which was prepared in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core Option, the company said in a statement. 
 
In the 2020 edition of the Sustainability Report, Deloitte & Touche (ME) has provided independent limited assurance on Alba’s Sustainability Report’s compliance with the GRI Standards and on the preparation of three Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Total Indirect Energy Consumption (GJ), Total Direct Energy Consumption (GJ) and Environmental Investment (BD).
 
Alba’s 2020 Sustainability Report ‘Building the New Norm As We Celebrate Alba Golden Jubilee of Operations’ provides detailed insights on the environmental and socio-economic performance as well as sustainability initiatives that have been implemented across Alba’s operations for the period 01 January to 31 December 2020. 
 
Commenting on the 2020 Sustainability Report, Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali said:  “Communicating what we do is what makes us strong. Reporting on our ESG performance is our way of sharing with our various stakeholders what really matters for Alba. 
 
Alba was one of the earliest companies in the Middle East region to voluntarily disclose its ESG performance through its first Sustainability Report in 2016. This speaks volumes about the high standards of transparency and governance we have been practicing in all our disclosures. 
 
We are also pleased to scale to a higher standard in reporting on ESG considerations with our latest Report.” 
 
The 2020 Sustainability Report was also reviewed by GRI Content Index – Corporate Core Option, the statement added.--TradeArabia News Service
 



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