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A global leader in aluminium and a pioneer in renewables

We are a leading aluminium and renewable energy company that has created business opportunities for more than a century by developing products, solutions and industries that address global needs and demands. We supply low-carbon aluminium to customers world-wide and offer renewable energy solutions to industries that want to power manufacturing in a greener way.

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In Hydro, we are committed to creating long-term value for our shareholders and delivering a competitive total shareholder return.

  • Attractive long-term industry fundamentals: Growing demand for aluminium supported with substitution trends.
  • Synergies and flexibility within knowledge and positions throughout the aluminium value chain: From raw materials to end-customer solutions and closed-loop recycling. 
  • Industry leadership in sustainability as a long-term license to operate: The industry’s lowest carbon footprint, supported by high share of renewable energy sources and continued growth in recycling. We put high effort into HSE and CSR/ESG initiatives. 
  • Adding value through high-end products based on technology leadership and innovation: Our product and process innovation include the world’s most energy and climate efficient aluminium production at the Karmøy technology pilot. 
  • Marketing and sales of the low-carbon brands Hydro REDUXA and Hydro CIRCAL
  • Expansion of renewable energy portfolio from hydro-electric power position to wind, solar and hydrogen. Establishment of two fully-owned entities that offers renewable energy solutions to industries.
  • Partnerships and JVs within batteries and recycling of batteries.
  • Improvement culture, operational and commercial excellence: We have a proven track record of continuous efficiency improvements, lifting earning potential since 2009. 
  • Strong relative industry positions: World-class assets, high-end products and leading market positions. 
  • Financial strength and flexibility: Strong balance sheet and liquidity allows us to navigate the industry cyclicality, enables disciplined capital allocation and results in predictable and competitive dividend.

Materials supporting the circular economy

As an aluminium producer, we take great interest in material selection and design. In this paper we want to share with you the knowledge and insights we have gained from our work with customers across the manufacturing industry, in order to better understand the role of design in general and aluminium in particular to accelerate a circular economy.

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