Advertising our climate change action

She doesn’t have to plant trees to offset carbon emissions. But she does.She doesn’t have to plant trees to offset carbon emissions. But she does.

Did you know about the trees we plant to tackle climate change? Our ‘Ten Million Trees’ program aims to plant 10 million new trees by 2020 - absorbing more than 250,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.
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Even though he wears size 13 boots, his footprint keeps getting smaller.Even though he wears size 13 boots, his footprint keeps getting smaller.

At Alcoa, we take a holistic approach to addressing climate change. That’s why we’ve partnered with Greening Australia to develop ‘Make an Impact’ - a greenhouse footprint reduction program for our employees and their families.
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She’s holding a solution to climate change.She’s holding a solution to climate change.

We’ve reduced our greenhouse gas emissions to 36% below 1990 levels. Plus, the product we create provides significant greenhouse benefits - an aluminium can recycles 100% back into another can, while using only 5% of the energy required to make a new one.
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Last year, she also moved 17,500 cars off the road.Last year, she also moved 17,500 cars off the road.

At Kwinana in WA, our R&D team has developed an innovative process that locks up carbon dioxide. It’s in action at Kwinana, preventing around 70,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide from being emitted into the atmosphere – equivalent of taking 17,500 cars off the road.
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He’s working for his family’s future. And yours.He’s working for his family’s future. And yours.

We’re the largest aluminium recycler in Australia. Our recycling facility at Yennora recycles 70,000 tonnes of aluminium each year - good news for future generations because recycling aluminium saves energy and reduces landfill.
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alcoans advertising our climate change action!
Did you know at Alcoa we have cut our emissions by 36% from 1990 levels? There are lots of actions Alcoa is taking to be part of the solution to climate change, and our great new adverts are saying just that!

Starring six wonderful Alcoans who were game enough to get involved and help carry the message, these five ads were created last year but put on ice when the global financial crisis hit. Now they're out and about and can be seen in full on this page.

With climate change a part of daily life and an emissions trading scheme set to impact our business, it's important people understand where Alcoa stands on climate change. Alcoa has long been leading industry efforts to be part of the solution to climate change, and we tackle it at all levels: industry, operational, and individual.

Read more about Alcoa and climate change at www.alcoa.com.au/climatechange, and check out our Make an Impact site, www.alcoa.com.au/makeanimpact. There a lots of tips and ideas on how you can start making changes in your own life.

Watch out for the ads, read the messages, and spread the word!