The Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a testament to Vedanta Aluminum's commitment to achieving the highest industry standards in sustainable manufacturing.
NEW DELHI, Aug. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Vedanta Aluminum, the largest aluminum producer in India, has announced receiving international Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) verification for its range of products, among the largest in the global aluminum industry. Subjected to a rigorous Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Vedanta's primary aluminum products performed well on parameters of energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste generation. This is testament to the company's advanced manufacturing practices and green innovations to ensure sustainability in the aluminum value chain.
An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a standardized and internationally recognized document that provides transparent and scientifically verified information on the environmental performance of a product. It is based on a comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and provides data on the environmental impact of a product throughout its life cycle, including raw material extraction, manufacturing, use and end-of-life disposal. life.
Primary aluminum products produced by Vedanta Aluminum and verified by EPD include billets, primary cast alloy (PFA), wire bars and all categories of ingots. Together, these products find high-end applications in critical sectors such as aerospace, infrastructure, automotive, electrical, and packaging, as well as related sectors such as high-tech manufacturing, renewable energy, battery technologies, electric vehicles, and more.
Commenting on the certification, Sunil Gupta, Head of Operations, Vedanta Ltd.- Aluminum Business, commented "As the world embraces sustainable practices for a low-carbon future, the aluminum industry is at the forefront of remarkable growth and innovation. With its versatile nature, aluminum holds significant potential to drive the energy transition, positioning Vedanta Aluminum as a critical enabler.Our commitment to environmental stewardship is exemplified through the Environmental Product Declaration, showcasing our green practices and innovations throughout the aluminum value chain. We remain dedicated to maintaining the highest industry standards and providing environmentally sustainable products to our customers."
Access the EPD here: https://www.environdec.com/library/epd64...
Vedanta Aluminum is the largest aluminum producer in India, manufacturing more than half of India's aluminum, or 2.29 million tonnes in FY23. It is a leader in value-added aluminum products that finds critical applications in core industries. Vedanta Aluminum is ranked second in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2022 World Ranking for the aluminum industry, a reflection of its sustainable development practices.
Media Contact: Sonal ChoithaniHead of CommunicationsVedanta Limited - Aluminum BusinessSonal.Choithani@vedanta.co.in www.vedantaaluminium.com
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