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Hydro 4.0™ – warranting a low-carbon footprint

Producing primary aluminum with some of the lowest carbon footprint in the world, we want to make sure that this attractive metal is made available to consumers who care about sustainability.

aluminium stamped with 4.0. Certified sustainable product Hydro

This hydropower-based aluminum has a maximum carbon footprint of 4.0 kg CO2 per kg aluminum. It is certified by DNV GL according to ISO 14064, covering all carbon emissions from bauxite mining and alumina refining to the production of aluminum in electrolysis and casting.

Hydro 4.0™ is available in all grades and forms from our Norwegian aluminum plants:

  • Extrusion ingots
  • Foundry alloys
  • Sheet ingots
  • Wire rod

We believe that when our customers’ environmental footprint shrinks, their future opportunities expand. Therefore, we certify that dedicated parts of our production hold the highest standard in the world – also in a climate perspective.