Albemarle named in CR Magazine's "Industry Sector Best Corporate Citizens" list

  Albemarle named in CR Magazine's "Industry Sector Best Corporate Citizens"
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PR Newswire

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 23, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct.23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:
ALB), a leading provider of innovative and sustainable specialty chemical
solutions, has earned a top ten spot on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's
"Industry Sector Best Corporate Citizens" list in the Materials category.

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The "Industry Sector Best Corporate Citizens" list ranks companies by their
performance in seven different categories including climate change, employee
relations, environment, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy.

"It is certainly an honor to be named to this prestigious list," commented
Luke Kissam, chief executive officer. "Albemarle strives to be the most
sustainable chemical company in the world, and honors such as this are a
testament to the efforts and hard work of our more than 4,000 employees. Each
day, they dedicate their time and talents to delivering innovative solutions
to our customers and giving back to the communities where we live and operate,
and they do so in a way that positions Albemarle to continue to deliver on our
commitments to stakeholders."

About Albemarle

Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading
global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty
chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging,
construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop protection,
food-safety and custom chemistry services. The Company is committed to global
sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its three
business segments, Polymer Solutions, Catalysts and Fine Chemistry. Corporate
Responsibility Magazine selected Albemarle to its prestigious "100 Best
Corporate Citizens" list for 2010, 2011 and 2013. Albemarle employs
approximately 4,200 people and serves customers in approximately 100
countries. Albemarle regularly posts information to www.albemarle.com,
including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor
presentations and webcasts, Regulation G reconciliations, SEC filings, and
other information regarding the Company, its businesses and the markets we
serve.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: Statements in this press release regarding Albemarle Corporation's
business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that
involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and
uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained
in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual
Report on Form 10-K.

SOURCE Albemarle Corporation

Website: http://www.albemarle.com
Contact: Albemarle Media Contact: Ashley Mendoza, (225) 388-7137,
Ashley.Mendoza@albemarle.com or Albemarle Investor Relations Contact: Lorin
Crenshaw, (225) 388-7322, Lorin.Crenshaw@albemarle.com
 
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