The Most Admired and Ethical Companies in Brazil Prize is acknowledgement for good results related to ethics, social responsibility and financial aspects. The Company was 2nd in the metal-working and steel industries category.
The 150 Best Companies to work for
A survey carried out by Exame magazine. The publication analyzes factors such as happiness and quality in the working environment, remuneration, benefits, career, education, health, social responsibility, leadership, satisfaction and identity.
Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is an award given by the Great Place to Work Institute that analyses the quality of the work-place. Alcoa was elected as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America from the point of view of honesty, credibility, respect, pride, impartiality and companionship.
Exame – Corporate Citizenship
Alcoa won the Exame Guide to Good Corporate Citizenship Prize in the category “Values and transparency”, with the case study, “A system for listening to the public that is of interest”
Tribute to the partnership between Alumar and CETECMA
Acknowledgement for the partnership between Alumar and CETECMA, awarded by CETECMA (Maranhão Center for Technological Training). Alumar is one of the partner institutions of the Shipyard Project and of the Maranhão Center of Technological Training, linked to the Virtual University of Maranhão (Univima).
Prize for the charcoal fines (ashes) recycling project, awarded by BHP Billiton in September, 2006.
Brazilian Environmental Benchmarking
Alumar received an honorable mention for its responsible and competitive attitude, especially for its Environmental Park. The prize was awarded by the More Corporate Projects entity.
Acknowledgement for Alumar’s significant incentive for the development of teaching, research and specialization courses at UFMA (Federal University of Maranhão).
Sesi Quality at Work Prize
Alcoa received the prize in the major company category because of its encouragement to companies to adopt policies that ensure harmonious and productive coexistence between employers and employees. The prize was awarded by SESI (Industry Social Service).
Fapema 2006 Prize Trophy
Acknowledgement from Fapema (Maranhão Foundation for the Protection of Research and Scientific and Technological Development) for the support given by Alumar towards the development of its activities.
Acknowledgement from Uniceuma
Acknowledgement for the partnership between Alumar and Unicema (Maranhão University Center). Thanks from the students, professors and coordinators for the partnership, in November 2006.
Áurea Faria Benefit Society
Title of distinguished partner of the Áurea Faria Benefit Society. The Company received the title for its significant services to the entity.
1 million hour worked without time-lost
Acknowledgement of 1 million hours worked without time-lost, awarded by APS Associados Ltda.
Acknowledgement from Visteon Sistemas Automotivos LTDA for the quality, delivery and sales performance of the products supplied in 2005.
Certificate of corporate support
Certificate received for support for the Children and Adolescents Fund. Prize awarded by the Municipal Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents of Itajubá.
Dalila Vera Cruz Medal of Merit
Acknowledgement by the Municipal Administration of Itapissuma for the role played by Alcoa and its employees in the BRAVO! Program in the town.
Community Company 2005
Acknowledgement by USAB (Union of Neighborhood Friends’ Associations) for the significant services provided by the Company to the community
Distinguished Supplier Prize 2006
Prize awarded by Mangels in acknowledgement of the supply of liquid metal to its Três Corações Unit (MG)
Supplier of the Year Prize 2006
Acknowledgement for the supply of primary aluminum ingots – KS Pistões
VIII Minas Corporate Performance Prize
Prize from Mercado Comum magazine – Minas Excellence Companies category
Responsible Management Prize
Unifenas (Alfenas University) awarded the prize in acknowledgement of the Company’s good management practices.
Biggest Company in Minas Gerais Prize
Prize for the biggest organizations in Minas Gerais, based on gross revenues. Awarded by the Minas Gerais State Industry Federation, in partnership with O Estado de Minas newspaper. Alcoa received the honor as the 10th Biggest Company in Minas Gerais and the Biggest Company in the Minas Gerais Industry Sector.
Highlight in Social Responsibility Prize
Awarded by the APRH, in partnership with the Rotary Club, Sorocaba, the prize recognizes and values the initiatives of companies and entities that contribute towards a fairer and more humane society.
Top Brands 2006 Prize
Prize from the Projeto Design magazine in acknowledgement of the Alcoa brand as being one of the most remembered by architects in the ‘frames’ category.
Companies that contributed to the development of Pernambuco
Prize from the Diário de Pernambuco newspaper for Alcoa. The Company was selected as one of those that had most contributed to the development of the State.