Group overview

Around the globe, Veolia helps cities and industries to manage, optimise and make the most of their resources. The company provides an array of solutions related to materials with a focus on waste recovery, water and energy to promote the transition toward a circular economy.

Veolia's 168,800 employees are tasked with contributing directly to the sustainability performance of customers in the public and private sectors, allowing them to pursue development while protecting the environment. 

To this end, the company designs and deploys specialist solutions to provide, protect and replenish resources while increasing their efficiency from an environmental, economic and social standpoint. Such initiatives are all part of Veolia's ongoing campaign to Resourcing the World

Highlights 2017

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3 core businesses: Waste, Water, Energy

€25.125 billion in revenue

168,800 employees around the world


 •  737,977 business customers

 •  47 million metric tons of treated waste

 •  579 waste-processing facilities operated

 •  40 million people provided with collection services on behalf of municipalities


 •  96 million people supplied with water

 •  2,878 wastewater treatment plants managed

 •  4,117 water production plants managed

 •  62 million people connected to wastewater systems


 •  40,210 thermal installations managed

 •  595 heating and cooling networks managed

 •  45 million MWh produced

 •  2,291 industrial sites managed