OREANDA-NEWS. Alcoa Russia was rated fifth in the Fundamental Efficiency rating of Russia's 150 leading companies in all fields of the real sector of Russia's economy by Interfax - ERA rating agency.

According to the agency, the Fundamental Efficiency rating is based on four criteria: production eco-energy efficiency, technological efficiency of equipment, efficiency dynamics and the transparency of environmental and energy reporting. Calculations of eco-energy and technological efficiency were made for 4239 enterprises in Russia and Kazakhstan.

Alcoa is the world's leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world's largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. In addition to inventing the modern-day aluminum industry, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets over the past 125 years. Among the solutions Alcoa markets are flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, as well as Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings, and building systems in addition to its expertise in other light metals such as titanium and nickel-based super alloys. Sustainability is an integral part of Alcoa's operating practices and the product design and engineering it provides to customers. Alcoa has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 12 consecutive years and approximately 75 percent of all of the aluminum ever produced since 1888 is still in active use today. Alcoa employs approximately 61,000 people in 30 countries across the world.