ASI certifies YINBANG CLAD MATERIAL CO., LTD. against Performance Standard
The facility has an annual output of more than 300,000 tonnes of aluminium alloy composite materials.
4 August 2023
Yinbang Clad Material Co., Ltd. has achieved ASI Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification for its manufacturing facility in Wuxi, China. The facility has an annual output of more than 300,000 tonnes of aluminium alloy composite materials.
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) today announced that Yinbang Clad Material Co., Ltd. has been certified against the ASI Performance Standard for the manufacture of aluminium and aluminium alloy sheets, strips and foils, aluminium alloy clad sheets, strips and foils, and aluminium based multi-metal clad materials at its facility in Wuxi, China. The company’s products cater to industries such as automotive, industrial machinery, air cooling in power stations, rail transit, household appliances, aerospace, cellphone manufacturing, and shipping.
The ASI Certification program was developed through an extensive multi-stakeholder consultation process and is the only comprehensive voluntary sustainability standard initiative for the aluminium value chain. The ASI Performance Standard V2 (2017) defines environmental, social and governance principles and criteria, with the aim to address sustainability issues in the aluminium value chain. It sets out 59 criteria under the three sustainability pillars of Environment, Social, and Governance, which address key issues such as biodiversity, labour rights, Indigenous Peoples rights, and greenhouse gas emissions.
The independent, third-party audit of the Yinbang Clad Material Co., Ltd. facility was carried out by SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services. The audit took place prior to May 31, 2023, thus enabling a Performance Standard V2 certification.
“We congratulate Yinbang Clad Material Co., Ltd., for achieving ASI Performance Standard Certification at its Wuxi facility. The company’s focus on material optimisation, adoption of low-carbon practices, and promotion of environmental protection demonstrates its commitment to delivering positive ESG outcomes. Its ASI Performance Standard Certification enables the company to assess its policies and processes against a wide range of sustainability criteria and provides a way forward for continuous improvement.“
– Fiona Solomon, Chief Executive Officer at ASI
“We are pleased to pass the ASI Performance Standard certification, which is recognition and affirmation for our company’s commitment to independent innovation and sustainable development. We will continue to work closely with customers and suppliers to continuously promote and optimize the sustainable development of the aluminium industry chain. Our company will focus on green, low-carbon and digital management in the future, creating a light cast future, green future, clean future, and a future for sustainable development. We will work together with ASI and other stakeholders to take a positive impact on key environmental and social issues.“
– Mr. Shen Jiansheng, Chairman and General Manager of Yinbang Clad Material Co., Ltd.
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