Veolia Group in Brief global overview

Veolia group in brief

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 163 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.

In 2018, the Veolia group supplied 100 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 54 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 30 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25.91 billion in 2018(USD 30.1 billion).



3 businesses activity: 
Water, Waste, Energy

€25.911 billion in revenue

More than 163,000 
around the world


100 million people supplied with drinking water

4,052 water production plants managed

61.3 million people connected to wastewater systems

2,928 wastewater treatment plants managed

345 million m3 of wastewater collected, treated and reused

63% of sludge recovered to produce energy and fertiliser



Energy services

551 heating and cooling networks operated

8.1 million people provided with heating and cooling services

44 million MWh produced

2,086 industrial sites managed

9.4% of the energy consumed is energy from biomass fuel

Waste management

737,977 business customers

30.46 million tons of waste recovered in the form of materials and energy

210 sorting centres and 390 transfer stations managed 

39.6 million people benefiting from waste collection services on behalf of local authorities

85.3% of materials sorted and recovered

6.5% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in four year

117 composting facilities

27 incineration facilities for hazardous industrial waste

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