HARMAN Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, providing details on the company's initiatives that promote environmental, social and economic stewardship.

"HARMAN is deeply committed to driving environmental, social and economic progress for our employees, communities, customers, partners and shareholders," said Dinesh C. Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of HARMAN. "Committed to measurement and transparency in everything we do, we are proud to share our accomplishments and best practices through this year's Sustainability Report."

The report published today shares specific progress in HARMAN's sustainability focus areas, as well as highlights from HARMAN employees that have incorporated environmental and social practices throughout their offices and communities.

Highlights from HARMAN's 2016 Sustainability Report include progress against several core initiatives:
  • Make sound investments in people and communities;
  • Innovate to improve the environmental performance of our products;
  • Design and build superior audio and infotainment solutions for our customers, in a manner that reflects our commitment to the environment;
  • Improve HARMAN's environmental performance within its own operations;
  • Generate shareholder value through sound investments and operational efficiencies

HARMAN's Sustainability Report was developed under the direction and guidance of HARMAN's Sustainability Council, representing key corporate functions and the four business units.

HARMAN's 2016 Sustainability Report, available online at http://sustainability.harman.com, provides details on HARMAN's commitment to helping the company, its customers and its communities endure and thrive for years to come through social and ecological programs and initiatives. The Sustainability Report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.

ABOUT HARMAN

HARMAN ( harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company's software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $7.0 billion during the 12 months ended September 30, 2016. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.

© 2016 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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