IHS Issues 2013 Sustainability Report

  IHS Issues 2013 Sustainability Report

Publication details the company’s strides in building a culture of
sustainability and in making a positive difference around the world

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- June 6, 2014

IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and
insight, today announced the publication of its 2013 Sustainability Report.
The report, which is available online, provides a progress update on the
previous year’s successes and highlights upcoming sustainability goals and

Among its major achievements for 2013: IHS was named for the first time to the
Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index. The company also exceeded its
goal of 10,000 colleague volunteer hours, with nearly 16,000 total hours
shared in the communities it serves.

In related news, Newsweek today ranked IHS 20th on its “Green Rankings 2014”
list of the top 500 US companies that are generating the most revenue with the
least amount of environmental impact. To see the magazine’s rankings of
“green” companies go to

“At IHS, we strive to embed a philosophy of sustainability into everything
that we do,” said Scott Key, IHS president and CEO. “It means creating a great
place to work, being the best company we can be and making a positive
difference globally and in the 31 countries where IHS colleagues live and

“We are in a unique position at IHS because we have the ability to define and
execute on sustainability in a way that no other company can by combining our
expertise and commercial solutions with our own internal corporate
sustainability efforts,” said Jane Okun Bomba, senior vice president, chief
sustainability, investor relations and communications officer for IHS. “Every
day, we help our customers and clients to minimize risk and drive operational
excellence and innovation, enabling their own sustainability and long-term

The report details the measurable ways in which 8,000 IHS colleagues directly
shape a sustainable culture by engaging in community outreach activities and
in giving back through volunteering and team-driven community improvement
efforts. New elements to the IHS sustainability program added in 2013,
included a materiality analysis, goal setting and commitments across the
business, as well as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) mapping. These new
elements lend insight and transparency into how sustainability is embedded
within IHS and throughout the company’s culture.

For the most reader-friendly experience, IHS recommends viewing the report
content online at www.ihs.com/sustainability-report. A PDF of the online
content is also available at this website.

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 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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