Achieving Carbon Neutrality in the Global Aluminum Industry

@article{Das2012AchievingCN,
  title={Achieving Carbon Neutrality in the Global Aluminum Industry},
  author={Subodh K. Das},
  journal={JOM},
  year={2012},
  volume={64},
  pages={285-290}
}
AbstractIn the 21st century, sustainability is widely regarded as the new corporate culture, and leading manufacturing companies (Toyota, GE, and Alcoa) and service companies (Google and Federal Express) are striving towards carbon neutrality. The current carbon footprint of the global aluminum industry is estimated at 500 million metric tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2eq), representing about 1.7% of global emissions from all sources. For the global aluminum industry, carbon neutrality is… 
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