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Cisco Awards STMicroelectronics Excellence in Sustainability Award

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GENEVA, Oct. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that it has received the 2013 Excellence in Sustainability Award from Cisco.

This prestigious award recognizes ST for demonstrating transparency and accountability for the environmental and social impacts of their operations, and partnering with Cisco on projects and solutions, as well as demonstrated leadership through industry-wide initiatives. The distinction was awarded during Cisco's 22nd Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held September 17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

"Our Supplier Appreciation Awards give us an opportunity to highlight excellent performances by the very best of our extended supply chain," said Gary Cooper, vice president, Global Supplier Management, Cisco. "Our strong relationships and close collaboration with our suppliers and partner ecosystem continue to drive excellence in innovation, productivity and efficiency."

Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco's success in fiscal year 2013. At the event, Cisco celebrated the shared successes of its global value chain with strategic suppliers and manufacturing partners and reaffirmed its commitment to a strong, continued partnership that will further accelerate innovation.

About STMicroelectronics

ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

In 2012, the Company's net revenues were $8.49 billion. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com.

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CONTACT: For Press Information Contact: Nelly Dimey Director, Corporate Media and Public Relations +33 1 58 07 77 85 nelly.dimey@st.com Michael Markowitz Director Technical Media Relations +1 781 591 0354 michael.markowitz@st.com

Source: STMicroelectronics