Doing business in Australia
It is critical Alcoa has a secure, sustainable, innovative and globally competitive supply chain.
Our core values - Act with Integrity, Operate with Excellence, Care for People - govern the way we act, operate and interact with our customers, community, suppliers and each other.
We expect our suppliers, contractors and sub-contractors to align to Alcoa's values and ethical business practices and comply with our policies and standards.
Doing business with Alcoa in Australia includes:
Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policy
It is our policy to operate worldwide in a safe, responsible manner which respects the environment and health and safety of our employees, customers and communities where we operate. We will not compromise our safety, environmental or health values for profit or production.
Our suppliers, contractors and subcontractors are expected to share this same commitment to EHS management. Current suppliers to Alcoa can access relevant EHS policies and procedures and details of required training by logging in to AlcoaDirect.
Supplier Selection Policy
To ensure we obtain the best value available to our business we are committed to competitively sourcing products and services. Prior to award, suppliers are subject to our prequalification process which includes an assessment of:
- Environment, health, safety and sustainability management
- Ethical and anti-corruption practices
- Business capability and quality management
- Financial capacity
- Continuous improvement methodology
Local Community Policy
We strive to add value to the local economy by using local suppliers, helping local suppliers to do business with us and by encouraging suppliers to employ local labour.
In Australia, local is defined as suppliers operating businesses in the suburbs defined in the list below: