International awards and recognitions

Atlas Copco is honored to be the recipient of several distinguished external awards and recognitions for its technical innovations, product design and sustainable approach to business.

Red Dot Award

Atlas Copco has been given two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower. The Red Dot Award annually appraises the best products of the year, and the winners are chosen based on their truly excellent design features.

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The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance practices worldwide. Atlas Copco has been a FTSE4Good constituent for 5+ consecutive years.


Atlas Copco has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe and the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Global since March, 2017.

Newsweek Green Rankings

The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world’s most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance. The Newsweek Green Rankings recognizes Atlas Copco as one of the world’s most sustainable corporations.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM compile an investment portfolio of best-in-class companies based on sustainability, where Atlas Copco has been included for several years running.

Global 100

The Global 100 is an annual index of the 100 most sustainable corporations in the world, a prestigious list where Atlas Copco has qualified multiple times in recent years.

Industriepreis 2016

Industriepreis 2016 in Germany awarded Atlas Copco for its R TEX handheld pneumatic breaker in the category “Industrial and mechanical engineering.” The award recognizes outstanding achievements in economical, technological or ecological fields of development. The R TEX has 50% lower compressed air demand and is 25% lighter than comparable models – a real milestone in pneumatic breaker technology.

Grand Award of Design

The Atlas Copco LT 6005 Rammers series won the 2015 Grand Award of Design in the Public’s Favorite category, awarded by the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries. The Grand Award of Design honors successful design strategies, level of innovation, usability, ergonomics and environmental friendliness.

iF Product Design Award

In 2015, the Atlas Copco LT 6005 Rammers series won the internationally renowned iF Product Design Award. For over 60 years, the iF Design Award has been recognized all over the world as a label of design excellence, identifying outstanding achievements in design.