June 11, 2014
Stockholm, Sweden, June 11: Atlas Copco has ranked number seven globally in the Newsweek Green Rankings, one of the world’s foremost ranking on corporate sustainability, including environmental impact.
The ranking is developed by U.S. magazine Newsweek in partnership with Global Knights Capital. The majority of the data used in the ranking was pulled from Bloomberg’s Professional Service, which includes sustainability information on over 5 000 public securities and CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project).
“This ranking is a proof of Atlas Copco’s successful work in sustainability,” said Mala Chakraborti, Vice President Corporate Responsibility. “Integrating safety, health and environmental issues into our operations create long-term value for the business, and we are grateful for the commitment of our employees that make such sustainable, profitable growth possible.”
Earlier this year, Atlas Copco was ranked one of the most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute, and recognized by the Global 100 list as one of the world’s most sustainable companies.For more information please contact:
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.