Kelly Roegies
Manager Communications,
European Aluminium

A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Aluminium

The European aluminium industry is committed to taking a holistic approach to run its operations sustainably and is embracing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to complying with Europe’s demanding regulatory environment, the industry has set voluntary commitments under the Sustainability Roadmap Towards 2025 to achieve sustainable production, innovative applications and a positive contribution to society. In addition, its Vision 2050 and a detailed Circular Aluminium Action Plan complete its sustainability ambitions.

Any comprehensive definition of sustainable aluminium must consider all steps of the aluminium value chain, from sourcing raw materials to the management of the end-of-life of products, holistically covering all relevant sustainability aspects along environmental, social, and governance pillars.

In this session, European Aluminium will present its short and mid-term sustainability programme, its approach towards the concept of sustainable aluminium, and what the EU/industry can do to foster sustainable aluminium production in Europe.


Kelly Roegies joined European Aluminium in August 2017 as Manager Communications. Prior to joining, she worked as a Strategic Communications Manager for a non-profit organisation and a Virtual Reality start-up company. She has also worked as a Senior Corporate Communications Consultant for FTI Consulting, a market-leading global business advisory firm. She holds a Bachelor degree in Communication, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins (UAL) and a Master’s degree in History of Art from the University of Oxford.