Brad Russell and Ramon Romero were initially unsure of their longer-term plans after serving in the United States military. However, once they began careers in manufacturing, they quickly realized how to harness leadership skills they had gained during years of service, including confidence, decision-making and accountability. Now, they are helping other military members make similar transitions. Recently, Brad Russell, Operations Leader at the Novelis Greensboro, Georgia facility, shared his story with Army service members at Fort Riley, Kansas through a Heroes MAKE America event sponsored by Novelis. Russell, inspired by his father and grandfather’s prior service in the armed forces, […]
When Recycling Scores, The Community Wins Among the many holidays and observances we recognize and celebrate, few have the economic, social and environmental impact of today – November 15, America Recycles Day. While this observance does not include the typical festivities and decorations of other holidays, it does provide an opportunity for us to come together as business leaders and concerned citizens to create a healthier and more prosperous world. America Recycles Day is about inspiring environmental stewardship and realizing the positive economic impact of recycling. At face value, recycling contributes to a cleaner environment for the world in which […]
As a hockey player, I understand the importance of a dedicated team. When everyone works together, there are no limits to what we can do. That’s why I’m proud to partner with Novelis and Discovery Education to spread the word about a new educational program that teaches students the importance of recycling and empowers them make a difference. I am happy to announce that this month our program will expand: Today, just in time for Earth Day, we have released a new education module! Available free of charge, this module is an addition to our online platform, “Life of a […]
Novelis thanks our employees, customers, communities and partners around the world for being part of our business each and every day. While the world is diverse, this video reminds us that our shared values of hope, family and giving back bring us together every holiday season.
On America Recycles Day (November 15), Novelis and its partners including the City of Atlanta’s Office of Sustainability, the Atlanta Falcons, Green Guy, Habitat for Humanity, the National Black and Latino Council, and Keep America Beautiful, were honored for Recycle for Good – the grass-roots program that educates our communities on the value of recycling and promoting sustainable business practices. Its goal of recycling 3 million aluminum bottles and cans this football season will help fund a Habitat for Humanity home build for a family in Atlanta’s historic Westside community. As of November 15, Recycle for Good has saved 379,148 aluminum […]
Every year, more than $70 million worth of aluminum ends up in Georgia landfills. And across the U.S., unrecycled aluminum accounts for more than $1.5 billion worth of waste, unnecessarily filling up landfills. As the global leader in aluminum rolled products and the world’s largest aluminum recycler, we understand the value of recycling. In fact, recycling is at the core of everything we do. In our plants around the world, we work to preserve the value of aluminum and maximize the environmental benefits of using our products. Because recycling aluminum requires 95 percent less energy, it produces 95 percent fewer […]
The shine of a sealed aluminum can flashed by the watchful eyes of more than 70 high school students on June 8, as it fell on to an inclined plane, failing to leak or explode and therefore passing a standard Drop Test. The test was just one of several demonstrations presented by Novelis employees that day to the students, who were attendees of the Exploring Engineering Academy (EEA) and on a tour of Novelis’ Global Research & Technology Center (NGRTC). Hosted by the Atlanta Area Council Boy Scouts of America with Novelis as the presenting sponsor, the weeklong program gives […]
Since 2012, Novelis has been an international partner of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), in support of developing future talent for STEM careers. And from April 27-30, five Novelis-sponsored teams – one from Switzerland, three from the U.S. and one from Brazil – competed in the FIRST Global Championship in St. Louis. FIRST is dedicated to inspiring students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through robotics – a subject very important to Novelis. By supporting FIRST engineering competitions, mentoring students, donating aluminum and providing financial assistance to more than 15 robotics teams across our regions, Novelis […]
In honor and recognition of International Women’s Day, Novelis employees around the world wore purple to celebrate the many contributions that women make across the business each and every day. Through its Women in Novelis (WiN) program, Novelis is working to ensure all employees have the right tools, resources and opportunities to grow, thrive and develop. Throughout the month of March, Novelis will host numerous events to embrace and leverage the company’s diversity. By providing a forum for everyone to participate, share ideas and network, Novelis is committed to accelerating the advancement of women at all levels of our organization.
Novelis employees truly appreciate what it means to be a member of our communities and a good neighbor to those in need. Through Novelis’ charitable investment and volunteer program called Novelis Neighbor, employees volunteer their time, talents and treasures throughout the year, and especially during the month of October through our One Novelis Volunteer Month. With our One Novelis Volunteer Month having just ended I just want to say, thank you. Thank you to all the Novelis volunteers who helped impact more than 23,000 people globally. Together, we invested more than $400,000 into our projects which helped in the building […]
This holiday season, Novelis would like to thank our employees, our customers and our partners around the world for being a part of our lives and our business each and every day. From the successes we achieve to the challenges we each face, the people we meet and work with are what keep us going, make us stronger and remind us of all we have to be grateful for this holiday season. From all of us at Novelis, we wish you a safe and joyous holiday season!