Atlas Copco ranked top machinery company on global sustainability index

22 Jan 2016, 12:00 am
Martins Hile

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This is the 10th time Atlas Copco has appeared on the prestigious list. The 2016 Global 100 Index was presented at ongoing WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

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Swedish industrial giant, Atlas Copco, has emerged as the most sustainable machinery company on a ranking of the world’s most sustainable corporations presented at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Thursday.

The company was ranked 34th on the annual Global 100 index, making it the only machinery company to be included on the list. This is the 10th time Atlas Copco has appeared on the prestigious list. The 2016 Global 100 Index was presented at ongoing WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

“Providing customers with the most innovative, energy efficient, safe and ergonomic products is a key part of our business model,” said Mala Chakraborti, Atlas Copco’s Vice President, Corporate Responsibility. “Integrating sustainability in our operations generates great value for both industry and society.”

Atlas Copco is also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for 2015/2016, and is ranked number 11th on the Newsweek Green Rankings, one of the world’s foremost rankings on corporate sustainability.

Atlas Copco is a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The companies energy-saving products such as innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. In 2014, Atlas Copco reported revenues of about $11 billion with over 40,000 employees operating in over 180 countries.


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