Epiroc receives good score again from CDP
Epiroc received an A- score in the 2023 year’s CDP ranking for climate change, remaining among the top ranked companies in our industry.
“CDP is really an enabler for us to be transparent with our journey towards reaching our ambitious climate targets.” says Ester Osbeck, Climate Change Manager
"We are happy to again receive high scoring for our climate work. Our customers in the mining and construction industries are crucial for the green transition to happen. With our focus on products and solutions that can lead to a lower climate change impact, we contribute to a more sustainable industry." says Camilla Goldbeck-Löwe, VP Sustainability
CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, has the world’s most comprehensive dataset on environmental action measure. They measure thousands of companies each year and incentivize actions for improved environmental performance. The CDP questions are in constant development to ensure they always cover the most important metrics companies should measure to understand and improve their performance. Hence, the requirements for an A score are continually increasing. Read more about CDP here.
Best Mining Technology Company
Mining trade publication InvestMETS has named Epiroc as Best Mining Technology Company, as part of the 2023 Global Mining Technology Awards, after a lengthy jury process involving a panel of judges from 11 countries.
Read the full article here.
Epiroc's corporate website in top position
Web Service Index is a survey conducted on websites in Sweden. This survey has been carried out for 24 years as a tool to measure how well the visitors like the website, this year was the first year the Epiroc was included in the survey. The top five companies in the survey gets nominated to Web Service Award.
This year our website epirocgroup.com was nominated in the category commercial websites, we are very happy to be one of the most liked websites in Sweden.
“The Presenter of the Year - the Original Financial Hearings Prize - goes to Helena Hedblom at Epiroc. Helena was just voted Leader of the Year by Affärsvärlden, and the Jury could just agree to the work she has done and the way she has presented things, supported by Head of IR Karin Larsson.”
Our CFO, Håkan Folin was nominated in the category “best CFO”, which is also pleasing, as our communication is a team effort, including Alexander Apell and Ola Kinnander.
Epiroc wins Digital Engineering Awards
Epiroc to win the yet another innovation prize! This time it is for "Autonomous Mining Domination". The statement from the jury:
"Epiroc’s state-of-the-art mining offering, with its 6th Sense technology, is transforming the mining industry by enabling scalable levels of automation from operator assistance to full autonomy. The Epiroc control system (RCS) enables advanced software functionalities like AutoLevel and Hole Navigation System for machine leveling and accurate hole placement. Additional functionalities and capabilities enable process automation systems for remote control room operations and full autonomous drilling cycles.
Increased automation also helps enhance safety with obstacle and proximity detection and offers rich data, reporting, and situational awareness solutions. The project has had a significant impact across increasing productivity, safety, and overall efficiency in mining operations. A Western Australia-based user has relocated autonomous drill control from physical mines to their offices in Perth, improving access to quality for employees and enhancing their quality of life. The autonomous mining system is recognized in the category of Digital Engineering Project/Program of the Year." Read more here.
Epiroc on the Young Professional Attraction Index survey
Where do young professionals want to work? Well-known tech companies such as Spotify and Google still top the list. But things are about to change. The annual Young Professional Attraction Index survey in Sweden shows a clear upswing in interest in industries contributing to the green transition. Of the 100 most popular companies, Epiroc is ranked 22nd. Last year, we were not even on the list.
See the full list here.
Helena Hedblom Leader of the Year
Leader of the Year: This is how Helena Hedblom made Epiroc a gold medalist in the mine. With Helena, the company got a CEO who is the picture of a "modern leader". She thinks about leadership issues "every day". The most important thing she looks for in recruitment for positions is whether the candidates match the company's values. These values border on progressive in character, with a focus on equality, diversity and a shift towards electrification and automation.
More details here.
Epiroc communication nominated
The Epiroc communication campaign "Accelerate the transformation" was one of 5 companies that was nominated for the Publishing Price 2023. The campaign was nominated as one out of five companies for best "Brand building ads".
See the campaign page here.
See the full list of nominees. (In Swedish)
Epiroc is one of the top 25 most attractive employers in Sweden!
The Randstad Employer Brand Research 2023 announces the top most attractive employers in Sweden every year. We are especially proud and excited that Epiroc climbed 18 positions from last year and ended up on a impressive 6th placement this year!
You find the full report here.
Epiroc in the list of Climate Leaders 2023
In an annual ranking of 500 companies conducted by the Financial Times, Epiroc was named a “Europe Climate Leader” and came out among the top one-third of the companies. Epiroc was highest ranked among the Sweden-based companies in the "Machines & industrial equipment" category. Climate is important both to us and to our customers. We invest more than ever in innovation to keep providing customers with equipment and services that increase productivity as well as reduce emissions. Year-on-year, our R&D expenses are up almost 40% to MSEK 500.