Hispanic Business Magazine Names Pitney Bowes to 2009 "Diversity Elite" List

STAMFORD, Conn., September 22, 2009 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced that it has been named to the 2009 “Diversity Elite” list by Hispanic Business magazine. This is an annual list that measures a company’s commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity. The list is published annually in the September issue.

“We are pleased to be recognized as a company that understands the importance of diversity and inclusion,” said Susan Johnson, vice president, Strategic Talent Management and Diversity Leadership, Pitney Bowes Inc. “Pitney Bowes delivers innovative customer solutions and processes that are possible only from a workforce with unique perspectives and backgrounds. Our diversity truly is a competitive advantage.”

According to Hispanic Business, companies on the “Diversity Elite” list went well beyond workforce diversity initiatives and implemented strategies to reach more Hispanic customers and increase their businesses with minority- and Hispanic-owned suppliers. Companies on the list met or exceeded criteria in diversity measures including: board and leadership, recruitment, retention and promotion, marketing and community outreach and supplier diversity.

Pitney Bowes’s approach to workforce diversity and inclusion includes four dimensions: representation, recruitment, retention and leadership. The company aims to reflect the diversity of available talent at company locations, working with external partners to recruit individuals who will strengthen the company’s diversity. In addition, Pitney Bowes regularly pursues business with minority owned businesses through its supplier diversity program.

About Pitney Bowes:

Pitney Bowes is a $6.3 billion global technology leader whose products, services and solutions deliver value within the mailstream and beyond. Founded in 1920, our company's 35,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. For more information about Pitney Bowes, its products, services and solutions, visit www.pb.com.