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Stockholm, Sweden, 2013/12/04 - Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, won an award today for the best sustainability report 2012 - AtlasCopco.com.
FAR, Sweden’s professional institute for authorized public accountants, said Atlas Copco stood out due to its successful integration of relevant and material sustainability issues including the environment, health and safety into the company’s Annual Report 2012. FAR gave the award to Atlas Copco during a ceremony today in Stockholm.
“We strongly feel that by integrating sustainability issues into our Annual Report it better describes our company,” said Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations. “We are proud and happy that we are recognized for this.”
Last week Atlas Copco won an award by analysis firm Regi for being the most well-liked large cap company on the Nordic stock exchanges among financial analysts. Factors included company management’s credibility and transparency.
In January Atlas Copco was acknowledged as one of the world’s most sustainable companies in the Global 100 list presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Also this year Atlas Copco was ranked one of the most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute, and was once again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, which assesses companies on their sustainability work.
About Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco (atlascopco.com) 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 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5).