Case Studies

These case studies illustrate how Alcoa is acting upon its commitment to sustainable development throughout the world. We are pleased with this progress, but look forward to achieving even more.

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Worldwide

Reducing Process Materials Minimizes Costs, Environmental Impacts
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Worldwide

Alcoa Refineries Strive to Eliminate Burn Injuries
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Saudi Arabia

Alcoa’s Natural Engineered Wastewater Treatment System Eliminates Wastewater Discharge, Reduces Freshwater Needs by 25% in Saudi Arabia
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2015


Contractor Safety Management Program Reduces Risk of Serious Injury

Working to ensure contractor safety was on par with employee safety at its refinery and smelters, Alcoa Global Primary Products (GPP) Europe implemented a comprehensive three-year contractor safety management program that resulted in zero fatalities and a significant decline in serious injuries.

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Diverse Programs Creating Tomorrow’s Environmental Stewards

Today’s youth will be tomorrow’s environmental stewards, and numerous programs developed or supported by Alcoa are ensuring students have the skills and knowledge they need to assume this critical role.

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Alcoa Refineries Strive to Eliminate Burn Injuries

Alcoa’s Global Primary Products business group created the Refinery Burn Prevention Initiative in 2014 to eliminate risks that could lead to serious and life-altering chemical and thermal burns in Alcoa refineries worldwide.

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Making Progress on the Path to Zero Waste

Challenged to have zero waste to landfill by 2030, Alcoa locations are reducing the volume of waste they generate and increasing recycling and reuse options for waste that is created.

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