2017 performance

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Aluminium makes modern life possible, from skyscrapers to transportation systems and smartphones. Emirates Global Aluminium is the world’s biggest ‘premium aluminium’ producer and the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas.

Operating in a sustainable way is vital for our shared future, and we aspire to be measured amongst the world’s leading metals and mining companies in meeting our environmental and social responsibilities.


The first Middle East-headquartered company to join the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)

73 environmental audits

that included internal and independent 3rd parties

Arrow down 65% PFC emissions

(tCO2eq/t Al) compared to 2016

Arrow down 11% fluoride emissions

(kg/t Al) compared to 2016

Arrow down 36% CO2t/t Al

lower than the global average

Arrow up 100% SPL sent for recycling

achieving our target of 100%

71% dross recycled

short of our target of 100%

47% carbon dust recycled

short of our target of 100%

100 graduate trainees

enrolled in 18-month programme at any given time

180 scholarship students

studying in the UAE and abroad in 2017

Arrow up 38% employee suggestions

34,000+ suggestions in 2017, up 38% from 2016

US$ 11 million of audited savings

from employee suggestions

ega Sustainability at a glance 2017

Zero fatalities

in any operation

60% safer

injury frequency rate 60% below global industry average

21 programmes

supporting local communities in the UAE

1,436 volunteers

from EGA participated in community improvements in the UAE

765 students

benefitted from EGA’s partnership with UAE youth education organisations