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' 2023 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100). This prestigious recognition was announced on January 18, 2023, as part of Davos during the World Economic Forum.
The Global 100 is an annual ranking of corporate sustainability performance and is recognized as a symbol of sustainability excellence worldwide. It is the second year that Evoqua has been included in the rankings, receiving the sixth position on the list, placing it among the world's most sustainable corporations.
According to Corporate Knights, Global 100 companies represent the top echelon 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 thrilled to be once again recognized by Corporate Knights for our commitment to sustainability," said Ron Keating, Evoqua's Chief Executive Officer. "As a water technology company, we play a crucial role in helping our customers build more sustainable water systems. We are committed to maintaining a technology-driven, customer-centric culture offering a broad portfolio of water treatment products, services, and solutions that help solve global water challenges."
Corporate Knights determine the rankings by analyzing 6,720 publicly-traded companies with more than US$1 billion in revenues against global industry peers. All companies are assessed across 25 key performance indicators, including % sustainable revenue, % sustainable investment, % taxes paid, carbon productivity, and racial and gender diversity, which are weighted to reflect each industry's impact profile. Learn more about the 2023 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.
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.