Atlas Copco remains on Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
Stockholm, Sweden, September 14, 2012: Atlas Copco has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes in 2012/2013. The indexes list the world’s leading sustainability-driven companies.
Atlas Copco was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability indexes in 2007/2008 and once again in 2011/2012. Membership in the sustainability indexes is based on an annual assessment and comparison between industry peers. The assessment focuses on management of opportunities and risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments. Aspects such as corporate governance and strategy are taken into account, as well as key performance indicators such as emissions and waste. For more, see here.
For asset managers focused on investing in sustainable companies, the indexes provide a benchmark to measure the performance of their investments.
- Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
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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 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com