The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) has been key to bringing the industry together on shared purpose over the last 50 years. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, Aluminium International Today will share a series of articles, looking at the establishment of the IAI and the past and future challenges still faced by its members.

In this first article, we explore how the IAI has provided data that assists the industry in making informed decisions on key issues and the role environmental stewardship played from day one. By Nadine Bloxsome*