BAODING, China, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. ("Yingli" or "Yingli Solar") (NYSE: YGE), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced it has published its 2015 Sustainability Report (the "Report").
The Report provides information on Yingli's sustainability performance from 2013 through 2014, with updates on its progress in areas that were covered in detail in Yingli's inaugural Sustainability Report.
"By the end of 2013, we had already met and gone beyond the GHG emissions reduction targets we set for 2015," said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli. "We achieved these targets by working to continuously improve our management of product quality, environment, and energy, and boost our resource and energy efficiency. Over the next year, Yingli will set for itself higher emissions reduction targets as part of a long-term strategic plan to address sustainability in our operations."
The 2015 Sustainability Report also demonstrates Yingli's commitment to continuous improvement, increased investment to innovation, employee, environment and community, and expanded stakeholder engagement.
Yingli's complete 2015 Sustainability Report can be downloaded online here: http://www.yinglisolar.com/en/about/sustainability/
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), known as "Yingli" or "Yingli Solar", is one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers. Yingli's manufacturing covers the photovoltaic value chain from ingot casting and wafering through solar cell production and solar panel assembly. Headquartered in Baoding, China, Yingli has more than 30 regional subsidiaries and branch offices and has distributed more than 14GW solar panels to customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.yinglisolar.com and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Weibo.
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For further information, please contact:
Investor Relations Director
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
Tel: +86 312 8929787
In the Americas:
Yingli Green Energy Americas
Marketing Communications Manager Europe
Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH
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