Wolters Kluwer's Ongoing Commitment to Sustainablity Recognized in Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes 2010

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RELEASE 09 SEP 2010 17:30 CET
Wolters Kluwer's Ongoing Commitment to Sustainablity Recognized in Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes 2010

Alphen aan den Rijn (September 9, 2010) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today that the company has been included for the fourth year in a row in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes (DJSI). This ranking is an important recognition of Wolters Kluwer's ongoing commitment to sustainability through providing professionals worldwide with trusted information in formats that encourage sustainability.

Following the publication today, Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board commented, "We are pleased to see that Wolters Kluwer's sustainability efforts continue to be recognized by the leading global index for a fourth year running. Over the past year we have continued to work towards delivering on our sustainability and business goals and we are committed to constantly improving our efforts in this area."

Earlier this year, with the publication of its 2010 Sustainable Entrepreneurship Report, Wolters Kluwer highlighted its commitment to further embedding sustainability goals into its business, and continuing to roll-out sustainability-related products that help professionals to do their work more effectively and efficiently. For more information, see the online 2010 Sustainable Entrepreneurship 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 solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer has 2009 annual revenues of EUR3.4 billion, employs approximately 19,300 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. 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.

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Contact: Caroline Wouters
Vice President,
Corporate Communications
Wolters Kluwer nv
+ 31 (0)172 641 459
Jon Teppo
Vice President,
Investor Relations
Wolters Kluwer nv
+ 31 (0)172 641 407



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