Celestica Releases its 2013 Sustainability Report

TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today released its 2013 Sustainability Report, outlining the company's commitment to sustainability and its recent environmental and social achievements.

Celestica's 2013 Sustainability Report highlights the company's sustainability strategy and key activities and milestones for each of its focus areas including employee sustainability, energy and water, material stewardship, sustainable solutions and sustainable communities. To view the full report, click here.

"We are proud to share the progress we have made and the milestones we are working to achieve globally in the area of sustainability," said Todd Melendy, Vice President, Sustainability and Compliance, Celestica. "This report showcases what we are doing to foster a culture of sustainability at Celestica and make a positive impact with our customers and the communities in which our employees live and work."

Highlights from the report include:

  • Environmental sustainability programs targeted at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and conserving water, as well as reducing, reusing and recycling waste and end-of-life materials
  • Employee initiatives that help to foster a positive, engaged workforce
  • Celestica's approach to working with its customers to help them achieve their sustainability goals
  • Giving back to the communities in which Celestica operates through its Time Off to Volunteer program
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index

About Celestica
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome complex challenges.

Fair Disclosure and Safe Harbour
This report contains forward-looking statements related to our sustainability initiatives including, but not limited to, goals, targets and future plans.  Such forward-looking statements may, without limitation, be preceded by, followed by, or include words such as "believes", "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "intends", "plans", "continues", "project", "potential", "possible", "contemplate", "seek", or similar expressions, or may employ such future or conditional verbs as "may", "might", "will", "could", "should" or "would", or may otherwise be indicated as forward-looking statements by grammatical construction, phrasing or context.  For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws.

Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of assisting readers in understanding management's current expectations and plans regarding our sustainability initiatives and objectives. Readers are cautioned that such information is not appropriate for other purposes.

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from conclusions, goals, targets, forecasts or projections expressed in such statements, including, among others, risks related to employee, stakeholder, customer, supplier and NGO engagement and commitment to these initiatives, the cost of implementing these initiatives and the impact of changing legislation and social goals on sustainability initiatives generally, and risks related to our operational and financial performance  as discussed in our public filings at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov, including in our MD&A, our Annual Report on Form 20-F and subsequent reports on Form 6-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and our Annual Information Form filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators.

SOURCE: Celestica Inc.

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