International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, is the world's oldest and largest global environmental organization.
IUCN supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings a wide array of stakeholders together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice. It has more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations, almost 11,000 volunteer experts, and 1,000 staff in more than 160 countries.
Nespresso has adopted a leading position in the industry, co-founding the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), amongst others. Within the ASI framework, Nespresso is working with the IUCN, civil society organizations and aluminium industry leaders to create a standard for aluminium sustainability by 2014.
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