Facts of Interest

Population pyramids - age and sex distribution in East Iceland

2012 Population piramidsA population pyramid  is a graph that shows the age-sex distribution of a given population at given time.

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Unique Endeavour

The Sustainability Initiative in Eastern Iceland is a pilot project. It is still unknown whether a comparable initiative has been entered into at the beginning of a construction process.

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50% of the workforce consists of females

Tómas Már Sigurðsson, the Managing Director of Alcoa Iceland, participated in the Advisory Group of the Sustainability Initiative in Eastern Iceland. He stated that the Initiative was extremely valuable for Alcoa Fjardaal, and part of the strategic decision making was based on the results from the Advisory Group meetings, e.g. "One of the goals Alcoa Fjardaal aims to reach is that 50% of jobs in the smelter will be occupied by women."