Letter correspondence with Atlas Copco, 2017
Published 10 April 2017


23 March 2017, WSRW letter to Atlas Copco. Download here.


Atlas Copco reply mail to WSRW, 10 April 2017 below:
"Thank you for your letter regarding Atlas Copco’s operations in Western Sahara.
As stated in previous communication, as well as on our website, Atlas Copco’s sells products to a Moroccan customer who also has one mine located in Western Sahara. In 2008, Atlas Copco sold two drill rigs to this site through the customer in Morocco. Atlas Copco has enhanced efforts to detect and ensure that no future indirect or direct sales in these regions go to projects that may violate international law. Atlas Copco always complies fully with all trade laws, regulations and sanctions. There is no new information that we can share about the concerned business or the customer.
Kind regards,
Sofia Svingby
Vice President Corporate Responsibility
Atlas Copco AB"


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