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Lexmark releases 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

May 25, 2012

NewsByte – May 25, 2012 – Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) issued its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report today, demonstrating how Lexmark balances economic, social and environmental needs with high standards of operation across its global business.

In the report’s introductory letter, Lexmark Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Rooke stated, “We are committed to being a company with a strong respect for human rights, safe work conditions, and environmentally sound business practices, for our own organization and those with whom we partner.”

These are among the many highlights in Lexmark’s latest CSR report:

•    Lexmark addressed 100 percent of the Global Reporting Initiatives’ performance indicator topics for the second consecutive year, which means that Lexmark has achieved the highest degree of transparency in reporting company performance in key sustainability areas.
•    Lexmark has made great progress in innovating socially and environmentally beneficial products, software, solutions and services. For example, Lexmark introduced the Lexmark Accessibility Solution and Lexmark Speech Solution, which allow people who have a visual impairment to independently interact with Lexmark’s devices. Lexmark also announced new cutting-edge, color workgroup products in the Lexmark C740 and X740 Series that offer customers considerable energy savings through new innovations.
•    Lexmark has earned numerous industry accolades from independent parties for its unwavering commitment and leadership in CSR. For example, Lexmark was selected for inclusion in CRO magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2011 and 2012. Additionally, Lexmark was added to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Enlarged Index, which tracks the performance of the most sustainable 20 percent of companies of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index. The index is considered the premier sustainability index, valued around the world by investors and customers alike.

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For further information: Melissa Lucas, +1-859-232-5806, mlucas@lexmark.com

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