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SunCoke Energy Named One of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

SunCoke Energy Named One of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For08:01 EDT Tuesday, July 10, 2012 LISLE, Ill. (Business Wire) -- SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SXC) announced today that it has been recognized as one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). “It is exciting to earn this recognition, particularly in our early stages as an independent, public company,” said Gary Yeaw, SunCoke's Vice President of Human Resources. “SunCoke is laying the groundwork for our company's culture and people practices. This distinction is a strong endorsement of our collective work so far and will inspire us to continue to do even more to attract and retain top talent and create additional opportunities for our employees.” The National Association for Business Resources hosts the 101 Best and Brightest program annually in various markets across the country to identify and honor organizations that demonstrate exceptional human resources programs and a strong commitment to employee enrichment. Winners are selected from among hundreds of competing companies whose applications are reviewed and scored by an independent research firm. Participating organizations are evaluated across a range of categories, including Communication; Employee Education and Development; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention, among others. This year's Chicago winners will be honored at an awards symposium and luncheon on Monday, August 20 at the Double Tree Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois. The event allows the winning businesses to showcase their company's employee and human resources best practices, participate in a series of interactive educational programs, and network among peers. About SunCoke Energy, Inc. SunCoke Energy, Inc. is the largest independent producer of metallurgical coke in the Americas, with about 50 years of experience supplying coke to the integrated steel industry. Our advanced, heat recovery cokemaking process produces high-quality coke for use in steelmaking, captures waste heat for derivative energy resale and meets or exceeds environmental standards. Our cokemaking facilities are located in Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Vitoria, Brazil, and our coal mining operations, which have more than 114 million tons of proven and probable reserves, are located in Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, visit www.suncoke.com. About The National Association for Business Resources The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) advocates and represents small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. NABR specializes in providing businesses the benefits, programs, services, and assistance required to operate as efficiently and successfully as possible. Best practice solutions are available to members in the areas of human resources, healthcare, legal, transaction, compliance, marketing, and office services. More information is available at www.nationalbiz.org. Media:SunCoke Energy, Inc.Anna Rozenich, 630-824-1945