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Wolters Kluwer Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, Netherlands, Sept. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolters Kluwer was named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World and DJSI Europe). This is the ninth consecutive year the company has been included in these globally-respected sustainable investment indices and an endorsement of the company's commitment to corporate responsibility.

S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM today announced the results of their 2015 sustainability assessments. Wolters Kluwer belongs to the top 10% of the world's 2,500 largest corporations that make the grade for selection in the DJSI World. The ranking is based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental, and social performance, tracking issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, resource efficiency, supply chain standards, and labor practices.

"We are proud to have once again been included in such an influential ranking," said Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board. "We view sustainability as a critical element in our strategy: our innovative portfolio enable our customers to improve people's lives and to make efficient use of resources all around the world. This recognition is a validation of our efforts to embed sustainability across our company and help ensure the long-term success of our customers."

Wolters Kluwer has been included in the DJSI ranking since 2007 and continues to be recognized for its corporate responsibility performance, including as one of Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World by Corporate Knights.

Wolters Kluwer reports on sustainability activities and awards on its website and in its annual Sustainability Report.

About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2014 annual revenues of €3.7 billion. The group serves customers in over 170 countries, and employs 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information about our products and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, like us on Facebook, follow us on LinkedIn, or follow WoltersKluwerComms on YouTube.

Media Contact:
Caroline Wouters
Corporate Communications
+ 31 (0)172 641 470
press@wolterskluwer.com
Investors/Analysts:
Meg Geldens
Investor Relations
+ 31 (0)172 641 407
ir@wolterskluwer.com

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Source:Wolters Kluwer NV