General overview


Sustainability permeates the whole of Alcoa’s strategy and is an integral part of all its activities. The company distinguishes itself worldwide as it seeks to consolidate the three pillars of sustainability: environmental excellence, social responsibility and economic success.


Alcoa’s sustainability actions reflect its values and principles. As one of the pioneers in sustainable mining, the company has a strong relationship with all its stakeholders.


The company has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last 11 years and has been elected five times consecutively as one of the most sustainable companies in the world at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It has also been included six times in the EXAME Sustainability Guide ranking, which is one of the most respected publications in Brazil.

Sustainability milestones in Alcoa

 

The following are the main highlights in Alcoa’s sustainability history:

 

1952
1979
1990
1995
1998
2000
2001
2002
2003
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2012