Atlas Copco ranked 10 on the Global 100 list of sustainable companies

January 25, 2012

Stockholm, Sweden, January 25, 2012: Atlas Copco has been ranked the world’s tenth most sustainable company in the annual Global 100 list, presented today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Atlas Copco is the highest ranked industrial company.

“Our work to develop Atlas Copco in a sustainable and profitable way is yielding results,” said Annika Berglund, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications at Atlas Copco. “This long-standing effort was further enhanced last year with the introduction of a range of new goals. We are proud to see this development recognized on the Global 100 list.”

The Global 100 list is presented annually at the World Economic Forum. It is based on a selection of 4 000 developed and emerging market companies, which are measured against key performance indicators such as revenues in relation to consumption of energy and water. Atlas Copco was included on the list for five consecutive years until 2010, but was not ranked in 2011. To read more, see

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Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2010, Atlas Copco had 33 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 70 (BEUR 7.3).