Always Advancing

View our video and see how the people of Alcoa have partnered to create innovative and sustainable solutions that move the world forward.
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Awarded for Excellence

Alcoa has received many accolades as an employer. Check out our list of recent awards.
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Awarded for Excellence

Awarded for Excellence

  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2012 – Corporate Responsibility
  • Most Admired Metals Company – Fortune
  • Climate Innovation Index – Maplecroft
  • Innovation Award – American Metal Market
  • Corporate Investment and Community Impact Award – Trade & Industry Development
  • Bronze Award for Quality – ASQ

Supporting Our Communities

Learn how we are improving the quality of life in the communities where we live and work.
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Supporting Our Communities

Supporting Our Communities

In 2012, the combined community giving of Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation reached more than $40 million. We also encourage our workforce to make a positive difference in their communities, sponsoring a Worldwide Month of Service each year.

Alcoa volunteers in communities around the world

See how Alcoa volunteers in communities around the world.

Encouraging Inclusion

Alcoa is a place where everyone is welcome – and all employees are respected, valued and encouraged to contribute. Click to learn about our culture. Discover how we are living our values.
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Encouraging Inclusion

  • We currently have three company-wide employee affinity groups, for women, African Americans and the LGBT community. We also have groups based on the demographics of a specific location.
  • Alcoa maintained a 100 rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index in 2012.
  • Work Life Matters magazine selected us as one of the Top Companies for LGBT Equality in 2011.
  • We were #6 in the 2012 International INNOVATION in Diversity Awards.
  • Alcoa believes in providing opportunity for returning service men and women. In addition to recruiting and hiring veterans, we participate in American Corporate Partners. Through this non-profit organization, Alcoans are mentoring more than 100 veterans.

Sustaining Our Future

We define sustainability as using our values to build financial success, environmental excellence and social responsibility to deliver net long-term benefits to our shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers and communities.
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Green Building Green Credentials

See why aluminum and Alcoa products are such a powerful tool in sustainable design.

InCANvenient Truth

Learn the InCANvenient Truth about aluminum recyclability from Carl the Can Man.

Sustaining Our Future

Improving Products

Because they are light, strong, durable and recyclable, our products are inherently sustainable and improve our customers’ products.

Protecting Resources

Alcoa is recognized as a leader in minimizing environmental impact due to our efficient use of resources such as water and energy, effective control of emissions and waste, and our responsible land use.

Enhancing Our Workplace

We place great value on our employees and suppliers and hold each responsible for working in a manner that adheres to the highest standards of ethics and safety.

Our Extensive Footprint

Alcoa operates in more than 200 locations in 30 countries. Our extensive global operations create more opportunities for you to explore and more potential for you to collaborate across boundaries. See a list of our global locations and U.S. locations.
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