Atlas Copco named a Leader in FTSE4Good index

  Atlas Copco named a Leader in FTSE4Good index

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- July 4, 2013

Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB) again was selected as a member of the
FTSE4Good index, which includes world-leading companies that score well on
environmental, social and governance practices, and was named a “Leader.”

Atlas Copco got a score of 96 out of 100 in global index provider FTSE Group’s
evaluation of companies on issues such as fighting corruption and promoting
labor and human rights as well as the environment. Atlas Copco was named a
“Leader” within the index’s Industrial Goods & Services segment, which
includes only five companies globally.

“We are working very hard to create value for all stakeholders, ranging from
customers to the society as a whole, and this is reflected by FTSE4Good
recognizing us as a leader,” said Mala Chakraborti, Vice President Corporate
Responsibility at Atlas Copco. “The index’s criteria for companies are getting
tougher, and we are proud of our work with sustainable productivity that
includes providing increasingly energy-efficient and safe products and
services.”

Earlier this year Atlas Copco was acknowledged as one of the world’s most
sustainable companies in the Global 100 list presented at the World Economic
Forum, as well as ranked one of the most ethical companies by Ethisphere
Institute.

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 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800
employees and revenues of BSEK90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at
www.atlascopco.com.

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Contact:

Mala Chakraborti
Vice President Corporate Responsibility
+46 (0)8 743 8110
or
Ola Kinnander
Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8743 8060
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