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Evoqua Water Technologies Recognized on Corporate Knights' 2022 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World

Company makes list for the first time, ranking 19th overall

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

PITTSBURGH-- Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA), an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, is proud to announce that it has been ranked on the Corporate Knights' 2022 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100). This prestigious recognition was announced on January 19, 2022.

The Global 100 is an annual ranking of corporate sustainability performance and is recognized as a symbol of sustainability excellence worldwide. It is the first year that Evoqua has been included in the rankings, receiving the 19th position on the list overall, placing it among the world's most sustainable corporations. The full list can be viewed here.

According to Corporate Knights, the Global 100 companies represent the top one percent in the world for sustainability performance. Evoqua was honored as a sustainability leader for its dedication to enabling customers to become more sustainable through its solutions and service offerings and the company's commitment to internal ESG initiatives.

"Evoqua is honored to be recognized by Corporate Knights for our commitment to sustainability," said Ron Keating, Evoqua's Chief Executive Officer. "Our dedication to sustainability and our promise for a better tomorrow is deeply rooted in Evoqua. Enabling a more sustainable water system for future generations is both our opportunity and our responsibility."

Corporate Knights determine the rankings by analyzing 6,914 public companies with more than US$1 billion in revenues. All companies are scored on applicable metrics relative to their peers, with 50% of the weight assigned to Clean Revenue and Clean Investment. Nine of the indicators have fixed weights; the rest are assigned weights according to each industry's relative and total impact in relation to the overall economy. After quantitatively analyzing data for 23 key performance indicators, this year's overall scores were converted to letter grades. Learn more about the 2022 Global 100 rating methodology.

About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 150 locations across nine countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide, our employees are united by a common purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life®.


DESOTEC, founded in 1990, is the leading European provider of mobile filtration solutions through a unique and circular service concept, which helps protect the planet by enabling clean water, air, and soil. DESOTEC's customer base is constantly growing thanks to a strong focus on 24/7 service and a commitment to design and deliver the best solution in close dialogue with the customer. Through in-depth expertise of industrial applications and continuous investment in mobile filters, reactivation capacity and well-positioned hubs, DESOTEC ensures that the industry can meet the increasing regulations for a better and cleaner environment. Private equity funds managed by Blackstone acquired DESOTEC in 2021. Further information is available at www.desotec.com.

About Blackstone

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $951 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com.