Our Core Competencies

Since 1993, The GBK Partnership has grown into a multi-disciplined, vertically-integrated company. Our resources, expertise and extensive network of partners enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the dynamics of the marketplace. Comprised of diverse, yet synergistic components, we offer a world of sustainability solutions to a broad range of industrial applications around the world.

Consulting - We are proud of the fact that over half of our current client base has been so for over 10-years. Yes, our consulting team is smart, innovative and accomplished - but most of all, we work hard.

Competency-based Training - Over the last fifteen years, we have developed and delivered over 2 million student/hours of environmental, occupational health, and safety training. We have delivered training in 17 countries and in 7 languages. We have maintained certifications with the USEPA, OSHA, and IFSAC. Our instructional design approach is focused on delivering clearly defined competencies as required by formal standards such as NFPA 741/472.

Systems Approach to Management - We have been providing implementation, auditing and coaching services to assist organizations implement conforming ESOH management systems for over fifteen-years. In 1995, we were active members of the US TAG 207 in the development of ISO 14001. In 1998, a GBK client was the first US-DoD organization to achieve 3rd-party registration. These systems-approach fundamentals are core to everything we do from developing compliance programs to designing our technology-based solutions.

Focus on Sustainability - GBK's committment to identifying and deploying sustainable solutions is evident throughout our sixteen-year project history. Our development of waste minimization programs; performing pollution prevention opportunity assessments; preparing pollution prevention plans; and providing advanced training to over 2,500 pollution prevention managers demonstrates our understanding of the issues at hand.

Technology - A benefit of our size, we are uniquely positioned with the agility to identify, evaluate, and apply emerging technologies to expand our portfolio. Our technology-based solutions ranging from geospatial information systems to remote monitoring to software development are the result of a relentless pursuit of technological excellence. We maintain formal partnerships with Adobe®, Microsoft®, ESRI®, Trivantis™ and other leading technology providers. The constant pursuit of leading-edge technologies remains a major component of our strategic plan.