EMC Recognizes Celestica with its First Annual Supplier Sustainability Award

 EMC Recognizes Celestica with its First Annual Supplier Sustainability Award

PR Newswire

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a
global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today
announced it has been recognized as the winner of EMC Corporation's^® first
annual Blue Sky Supplier Sustainability Award.

The EMC Blue Sky Award was designed to acknowledge a supplier partner who
demonstrates efforts in sustainability reporting and improving social and
environmental responsibility. Applicants were judged on the impact of their
initiatives, creativity in overcoming challenges, innovation of approach, and
overall commitment to engagement, transparency, and continuous improvement.

"Promoting sustainability in our supply chain is not just the right thing to
do, it is good business practice," said Steve Cleary, EMC's Chief Procurement
Officer. "Suppliers who are socially and environmentally responsible will be
more successful in the long run, and therefore better partners for EMC.
Recognizing and rewarding top sustainability performers is a key element of
our strategy."

"Celestica has made it a corporate focus to differentiate itself with
sustainability," Cleary added. "They have demonstrated significant and
continuous improvements in employee health and safety, and in environmental

The award recognizes Celestica for its commitment to strong corporate
citizenship and for its comprehensive corporate social responsibility program
that is aligned to five key areas:

  *Ethics: Celestica's policies and guiding principles help to ensure that
    the company fulfills its commitment to transparency, honest, fair dealings
    and respect.

  *Labour: The company strives to foster an environment where all employees
    around the globe are provided with the opportunity to meet their full
    potential and are acknowledged for their contributions.

  *The Environment: Celestica is committed to being an environmentally
    responsible partner in the communities in which it operates by working to
    ensure it has safe, efficient, and environmentally conscious operating and
    manufacturing processes in place.

  *Occupational Health & Safety: Celestica is committed to maintaining a safe
    and healthy workplace and preventing occupational illness and injury at
    all of its sites.

  *Community Giving: Celestica strives to enhance the communities in which it
    operates by encouraging volunteerism and donations of our expertise and
    funds in support of programs in the areas of education, health and
    community services.

"At Celestica, we are dedicated to strong corporate citizenship and strive to
act as a solid extension of our customers' brands," said Todd Melendy, Chief
Compliance Officer, Celestica. "We are proud to be recognized by our valued
customer, EMC, for our robust corporate social responsibility program."

About Celestica
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to
drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network
and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver
informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the
markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer
experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of
demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the
ability to overcome any challenge.

For further information on Celestica, visit www.celestica.com.

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SOURCE Celestica Inc.


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