IHS Accepting Nominations for 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards

  IHS Accepting Nominations for 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards

Industry award program welcomes entries that spotlight proven leadership in
the use of information systems and best practices to achieve EHS and
sustainability business goals

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- February 19, 2013

IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics,
announced today that it is now accepting nominations for the 2013 IHS SPECTRUM
Excellence Awards. This prestigious industry award program recognizes
organizations that have demonstrated leadership in the use of advanced
information management systems and best practices to achieve an array of
environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) business goals.

“IHS is proud to sponsor the 2013 SPECTRUM awards in order to honor
organizations that are showing how EHS&S information can be transformed into a
driver for operational excellence and competitive advantage,” said IHS Vice
President, EHS & Sustainability Solutions Scott Lockhart. “As always, we want
to thank our nominees in advance for sharing their stories so other
organizations can learn from their accomplishments and develop successful
strategies for Enterprise Sustainability Management.”

The IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards will be formally presented at a gala dinner
celebration on Tuesday June 11 – during the IHS EHS&S Solutions Workshop
scheduled for June 11-13 in Houston, Texas. Winners will be recognized for
successfully managing a host of challenges associated with environmental
performance, health and safety, operational risk, product stewardship, energy
and carbon, and corporate responsibility.

In addition, one IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award winner will be singled out at
the conclusion of the program as the “Best of the Best." Past honorees have
included the New York Power Authority, Dow Chemical Company, Alcoa, and Duke

Established in 2006, the IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards have recognized dozens
of organizations for their proven success at:

  *Reducing risks – assuring regulatory compliance and managing dangerous
  *Increasing efficiency – streamlining systems and processes to save time
    and money;
  *Creating value – strengthening reputation, branding and competitive

Companies from the energy, electric utility, mining and metals, aerospace,
automotive and manufacturing industries – as well as government agencies,
universities and public utilities – have all participated in this award
program through the years. Nominees for the 2013 awards are expected to
include organizations that use a variety of leading-edge IHS software products
– including Comply Plus^®, Essential Suite^®, IMPACT ERM^®, HMMS^TM,
Intelligent Authoring™, opsInfo^TM, Stature^® and more.

Official media sponsors for the 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards program
include Environmental-Expert.com and Environmental Leader.

For information, visit www.IHS.com/SPECTRUM-Awards or contact KC Chartrand,
IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards Chair, at kc.chartrand@ihs.com. Nominations
must be received by March 31, 2013.

About IHS (www.ihs.com)

IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in
critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and
governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the
comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery
methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed
and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly
traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in
Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth
and employs more than 6,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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