Alumina Limited

Alumina Limited's results

While this update largely emphasises the sustainability performance of AWAC, we measure and monitor the environmental impact of Alumina Limited’s activities.   

Results and goals 

KEY RESULTS AREAS2012*2013201420152016COMPARATIVE YEAR 2007
Direct Energy  0 0 0 0 0 0
Indirect Energy (kWh) 27,101 24,863 22,697 20,949 20,325 N/A
Emissions incl. business travel (CO2t) 455 295 505 417 641*  

*The increase in CO2 in 2016 is due to increased air travel.

Alumina Limited’s operations, use electricity (indirect energy) to power its offices at Southbank, Melbourne. No direct energy sources are used.  

Increased travel undertaken by Alumina Limited’s Board and senior management has been the major contributor to higher emission levels over the past three years.  The reasons behind travel include: 

  • Ongoing meetings to facilitate AWAC governance such as participation on the AWAC Strategic Council and Alcoa of Australia Board and AWA Brazil, which deepen operational knowledge and connections with local management, and negotiations around the 2016 separation of Alcoa.