VP Jon Liberzon Will Be Presenting FGD Treatment at IWC!

Jon Liberzon, VP of Business Development, will be presenting on our scale-resistant, membrane-based solution for treating FGD wastewater to meet EPA guidelines. This presentation falls under the WWT - FGD #2 Session on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 8:00-12:00 PM.

We’ll also be exhibiting at booth #410 in Salt River Grand Ballroom, so stop by and say hello. Or if you’d like to set up an appointment ahead of time, please feel free to email ht@bkt21.com to schedule a time.

Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum (GEEF) 2018 Presentation

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Our Business Leader Dukyoung Kim presented Tomorrow Water Project: Water Industry 4.0 & Smart City at the 2018 Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum ahead of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. In attendance were global leaders such as the 8th Secretary- General of the United Nations Ban Ki- Moon and the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma. As the only company to receive the UN SDGs partnership smart certification on sanitation, we had the distinct pleasure to present in front of the UN, UNESCO, Ban Ki-Moon Center, GGGI, and various other international organizations during the "Water 4.0 for Sustainable Development" session. Watch his presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5Uxxt4Yp-A&feature=youtu.be

BKT Ranked #1 Group in SDG Business Index


Nov. 20th, 2017, BKT ranked number one group in  UN’s SDGBI (Sustainable Development Growth Business Index announced by the UN-sponsored SDGs Korea Association, a special advisory body to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The '2017 SDGBI' was an evaluation of 320 domestic major corporations and public institutions. This time, 56 companies were included in the top group and 142 companies were newly incorporated in the index.

The '2017 SDGBI' is an evaluation of 320 domestic major corporations and public institutions . This time, 56 companies were included in the top group and 142 companies were newly incorporated in the index.

BKT (sewage treatment and environment sector), CJ CheilJedang (manufacturing, food and beverage division), KT (broadcasting, communication and information service sector), and POSCO (manufacturing and steel sector) constituted the most prestigious number one group.

Among the outstanding groups were Hyundai Engineering (construction and engineering), SK Hynix (manufacturing, electronics equipment semiconductor), Lotte Chemical (manufacturing, petrochemical) and Korea Water Resources Corporation (public sector).

Focusing on the global sustainable development goal (SDGs) set by 193 UN member countries in 2015, SDGBI is an evaluation  of the activity of major corporations and public institutions. SDGBI extends the sustainability evaluation index of existing companies to the entire economy, society, and environment.

This index was based on the Confirmation of Written Statement formally submitted by the association to the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 2015 and 2016. It was formally established in consultation with Special Advisor to the 2015 Post Secretary General (Ms. Amina J. Mohammed) during the 70th UN General Assembly in 2015.

Since the social and economic environment of each country in which the company is founded is different, the United Nations agencies and advisory bodies in these countries are to select model companies and institutions based on 17 SDG goals. At the "UN launch ceremony for SDGs in Seoul," held on August 26, 2015 in Seoul, Korea, CEOs and executives of major global companies declared their participation in the SDGBI and signed an agreement.

Companies included in the index can participate in UN SDGs activities, as well as submit official statements to high-level meetings of the Economic and Social Council. In addition, companies include in the index can participate in the United Nations partnership platform activities and global initiatives, consult with governments on sustainable development policies, and use the official logo of the SDG Business Index.

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