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United Company RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, has set a net-zero target for its operations. United Company RUSAL latest filings mentioned the keywords ‘Emissions’ and ‘Carbon’ most number of times in relation to Net Zero.
The company aims to achieve this target by 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement's goals. RUSAL has specific goals to reducing specific greenhouse gas emissions per tonne of metal by 30% (GHG neutralisation excluded) or 57% (GHG neutralisation included) by 2035.
In 2022, the company's Scope 1, 2, 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were 28,320,485 t CO2e, 1,214,137 t CO2e, and 11,041,772 t CO2e, respectively. The company has also reduced its SOx and NOx emissions intensity, while its VOC emissions intensity has decreased from 0.0004 tonnes per tonne of aluminium produced in 2020 to 0.0002 tonnes in 2022.
To achieve its net-zero target, RUSAL has taken several steps, including investing in low-carbon technologies, improving energy efficiency, and reducing emissions from its production processes. The company has also set science-based targets (SBTs) to reduce its emissions and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). RUSAL has also implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS) and has obtained ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management practices.
RUSAL's efforts to reduce emissions have yielded positive results. The company has reduced its energy consumption intensity coefficient from 18,083.48 kWh/tonne in 2020 to 18,139.03 kWh/tonne in 2021. RUSAL has also increased its fuel consumption from renewable sources from 0.51 million GJ in 2020 to 1.29 million GJ in 2022.
In conclusion, RUSAL has set ambitious net-zero targets and is taking concrete steps to achieve them. The company's efforts to reduce emissions have yielded positive results, and it is investing in low-carbon technologies to further reduce its carbon footprint. RUSAL's commitment to sustainability and reducing its environmental impact is commendable and sets an example for other companies in the industry.