Harland Clarke Awarded Prestigious Environmental Management System Certification

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harland Clarke Holdings (HCH), a group of industry leading companies
focused on connecting clients with their customers, today announced it
has received the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
certification. This certification reflects the organization’s long-term
commitment to environmental protection, transparency, and customer

Harland Clarke Holdings’ businesses work diligently to minimize negative
impacts on the environment, manage internal capabilities to measure
improvement, and drive sustainable performance. This helps build ongoing
controls across the enterprise that drive systematic processes to reduce
waste, conserve natural resources and pursue more eco-friendly

“We are extremely proud of our commitment to environmental protection
and sustainability as an integral part of our company,” says Victor
Nichols, CEO of Harland Clarke Holdings. “Securing ISO certification for
our environmental management system is a significant achievement that
showcases our efforts in strengthening internal controls while
generating ideas and solutions to improve our environment. We are proud
to be recognized for our dedication to global sustainability.”

ISO 14001 is the most widely used environmental management standard and
has recently been updated to reflect modern business challenges. The
certified program requires greater focus on leadership and strategic
planning, proactive initiatives to protect the environment from harm,
improved environmental performance, lifecycle considerations for
environmental aspects and a communications strategy. All of which
provide for more robust standards for environmental protection and

“Our commitment and use of the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management
System Standard is essential to sustainability and promotes business
growth while protecting the environment,” said Brian Skrobarcek,
Director Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility. “Receiving this
certification is a testament of our long-term plans to continuously
assess and improve our environmental footprint for the benefit of our
team members, our clients and the greater ecosystem.”

The certification is valid for three years and is provided by DNV
GL – Business Assurance

About Harland Clarke Holdings

Clarke Holdings
is comprised of companies focused on optimizing
client relationships through multiple channels by enabling them to
acquire, retain and grow their customer base. Its major business units,
Valassis, Harland Clarke, RetailMeNot and Scantron are recognized as
leading providers of incentive advertising, marketing services,
transaction solutions, education services and intelligent media delivery
that create millions of customer touch points annually for their
clients. Harland Clarke Holdings is a wholly owned subsidiary of
MacAndrews Forbes Incorporated.

About DNV GL – Business Assurance

DNV GL – Business Assurance is part of the DNV GL Group, a world-leading
certification body helping businesses assure the performance of their
organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through
certification, verification, assessment, and training services.