Wolters Kluwer Recognized for the Fifth Time in Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes 2011

9/8/2011, 6:15 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
Inclusion highlights Wolters Kluwer's ongoing sustainability commitment

Alphen aan den Rijn (September 8, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading
global information services company focused on professionals, announced today
that the company has been included for the fifth year in a row in theDow Jones
Sustainability World and Europe Indexes (DJSI). Wolters Kluwer improved its
ranking compared to the previous year in all of the three dimensions - economic,
social, and environmental - which are covered by the review.

Inclusion in the index is an important recognition of Wolters Kluwer's ongoing
commitment tosustainability and focus on creating present and future value for
customers, shareholders, and employees, as well as the societies in which the
company operates.

Following the publication, Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive
Board, commented, "Sustainability is deeply integrated into our business. Many
of the products that Wolters Kluwer offers drive sustainability for our
customers and society at large and sustainability is reflected in Wolters
Kluwer's processes, daily practice, and behaviors. We are pleased to see that
Wolters Kluwer's strategic focus in that area continues to be recognized by the
inclusion in this leading global index for the fifth consecutive year."


Earlier this year, with the publication of the2010 Sustainability Report,
Wolters Kluwer highlighted its role as a responsible information provider as
well as its progress and achievements of growing the business in a sustainable
way. A summary of Wolters Kluwer's 2010 sustainability accomplishments can also
be found in the sustainability chapter of the 2010 Annual Report.

The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index includes top companies that are leaders
in sustainable business around the world. Based on long-term economic,
environmental, and social criteria, the DSJI represents the top 10% of the
largest 2500 companies worldwide.

About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company.
Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit,
risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's 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 had 2010 annual revenues of €3.6 billion, employs approximately
19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations across Europe, North America,
Asia Pacific, and Latin America, serving customers globally. Wolters Kluwer is
headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on
Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

Visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, or look up
Wolters Kluwer on YouTube or Facebook for more for information about our market
positions, customers, brands, and organization. You can also view the 2010
Annual Report for more information, which is also available as an iPad app.


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Forward-looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements may be
identified by words such as "expect", "should", "could", "shall", and similar
expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements are
qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and
events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-looking
statements. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from these
forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general economic
conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged;
behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological developments;
the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal,
tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as
risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial
risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and
credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors
should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.


Contact: Media Investors/Analysts
Caroline Wouters Jon Teppo
+ 31 (0)172 641 459 + 31 (0)172 641 407
press@wolterskluwer.com ir@wolterskluwer.com




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