WABCO Holdings Inc.

WABCO Holdings Inc.

August 17, 2011 07:00 ET

WABCO Wins Award for Sustainability Performance in Brazil from ZF, a Global Leader in Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technology

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2011) - WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that WABCO in Brazil has been honored with ZF South America's first Sustainability Award. It acknowledges the supplier with the best performance in sustainable practices defined by ZF, a leading worldwide automotive supplier for driveline and chassis technology with production companies in 26 countries and headquartered in Germany.

To qualify for this special inaugural award, ZF's supplier must have environmental management systems certified as ISO 14001 compliant as well as Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 certification. In addition, the supplier must demonstrate strong results in at least four out of five areas that ZF defines as its sustainability pillars: environment, society, education, culture and sports.

"ZF encourages and promotes sustainable actions based on our company's responsibility for society and the environment," said Kelen Reis, Human Resources Director, ZF South America. "ZF's Sustainability Award recognizes commitment to the present and the future of the planet, and WABCO is the winner of our 2011 award due to their outstanding actions that demonstrate environmental preservation and social development."

"WABCO is proud to support ZF South America's high standards for sustainability through our innovative technologies that help make commercial vehicles more efficient, cleaner and greener," said Reynaldo Contreira, WABCO South America Business Leader. "ZF's 2011 Sustainability Award is also a major acknowledgement of WABCO's passion for reaching out to local communities as our employees help people in need, especially children, through our social, educational and cultural programs in Brazil."

WABCO supplies ZF with conventional and advanced technologies and components for transmission automation and driveline controls.


WABCO (NYSE:WBC) is a leading supplier of safety and control systems for commercial vehicles. For over 140 years, WABCO has pioneered breakthrough electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking, stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world's leading commercial truck, trailer and bus manufacturers. With sales of $2.2 billion in 2010, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.

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