About Us

Group overview

Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With over 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 2016, the Veolia group supplied 100 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced 54 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 31 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €24.39 billion in 2016.


€24.39 billion in revenue

3 core businesses: 
Water, Waste Management & Energy Services

163,000 employees
around the world


 •  100 million people supplied with drinking water 

 •  63 million people connected to wastewater systems

 •  4,245 drinking water production plants managed

 •  3,303 wastewater treatment plants managed


 •  779 district and local heating and cooling networks

•  53 million MWh produced

 •  3.4 million multi-family housing units managed

 •  2,027 industrial facilities managed

Waste and RecyclingWaste and Recycling

 •  Collection services for more than 39 million people on behalf of local authorities

 •  553,500 business customers

 •  42.9 million metric tons of waste recovered as materials and energy

 •  601 treatment plants operated


Veolia has identified seven key growth markets, representing sectors with significant potential to generate revenue, in which resource strain drives growing demand for narrowly specialized expertise. These sectors are opening up new opportunities for environmental services in which Veolia already provides benchmark solutions: