Norðurál's Environmental Policy
Norðurál emphasizes that its operations are conducted in harmony with the environment. We strive to minimize the environmental impact as well as promoting the responsible use of energy and raw materials. Norðurál promotes increased environmental awareness and staff participation in reforms. Norðurál meets the requirements in operating licenses, laws and regulations on environmental issues.
Our environmental goals:
– Minimizing emission
– Employees know the environmental impact of the operation
– Responsible recycling and disposal.
Norðurál’s environmental management system is certified by the international ISO 14001 standard.
The best researched area of the country
Hvalfjörður is one of Iceland’s best researched areas. Independent research and monitoring of more than 100 different environmental factors. The results show that Norðurál meets or exceeds all requirements in the operational license and regulations. Environmental Report 2021
Norðurál keeps and publishes its Green Accounting, covering all aspects of its operations. The full report is published annually and delivered to the Environment Agency of Iceland in accordance with law and regulations.
40% reduction of emission and waste by 2030
Norðurál has set ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and waste from sources outside the EU Emissions Trading System by 40% by 2030, compared to 2015.
One day we’ll all be backseat drivers
There’s close to a billion cars on the world’s roads and their numbers are on the increase. We expect self-driving cars to enter the consumer market in force over the next relatively few years.
Big and Small Community Projects
Every year Norðurál supports various kinds of community projects. Applications for a Norðurál community grant should be submitted to email@example.com