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Sims Recycling Solutions Recognizes Sims Metal Management for being named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations

Jan 29, 2013

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Sims Metal Management Ranked 15 among the World’s Clean Capitalism Leaders

Sims Recycling Solutions is a business unit of Sims Metal Management, which has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the world for the fifth year in a row. The list, compiled by sustainable business publication Corporate Knights, was announced at the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Sims Metal Management ranked No. 15 on the worldwide rankings. The Global 100 rankings recognize companies that consistently demonstrate superior leadership and performance on a range of environmental, social and governance policies relative to their industry peers. Companies on the list are considered better equipped than their competitors to thrive and succeed in the long-term due to the sustainable and fully integrated approach used to manage their businesses.

President, Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas, Steve Skurnac commented: “As a business unit of Sims Metal Management, we are proud to see the company selected as one of the most sustainable corporations in the world for the fifth consecutive year. This ranking recognizes the essential link between sustainability and corporate success. It is only by continuing to honor our commitment to protect the well-being of our employees and the communities where we do business that both companies will continue to thrive.”

The criteria used to compile the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list include ethical and responsible decision-making, recognizing the interests of stakeholders, respecting the rights of shareholders, and communication with customers, investors, regulators and policymakers.  Taken together, the Corporate Knights ranking determines the Company’s position as a leading sustainable enterprise in the world, both environmentally and from a stakeholder perspective. 

Sims Recycling Solutions

Sims Recycling Solutions (us.simsrecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, offering customers in every business sector comprehensive recycling services out of our 53 owned and operated sites across the globe.

Sims Recycling Solutions – owned by Sims Metal Management, a publicly traded company – has the global reach, expertise and infrastructure necessary to guarantee our customers that their data is secure, their electronic equipment is processed in an environmentally responsible manner, their reputation is protected and their compliance risks are eliminated.

In America, Sims Recycling Solutions operates 16 sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Ontario, South Carolina Tennessee, Texas and Vancouver.

Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements about Sims Metal Management’s financial condition, results of operations, earnings outlook and prospects. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as “plan,” “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “outlook,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “project” and other similar words and expressions.

These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Our ability to predict results or the actual effects of our plans and strategies is subject to inherent uncertainty. Factors that may cause actual results or earnings to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include those discussed and identified in filings we make with the Australian Securities Exchange and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the risk factors described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F, which we filed with the SEC on 12 October 2012.

Because these forward-looking statements are subject to assumptions and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these statements, which speak only as of the date of this release.

All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements concerning the matters addressed in this release and attributable to us or any person acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to in this release. Except to the extent required by applicable law or regulation, we undertake no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.

All references to currencies, unless otherwise stated, reflect measures in Australian dollars.

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