2015 Annual and Sustainability Report

We live in an interconnected World where resources are a crucial issue for us all, whether private individuals, local government authorities or industrial concerns. For Veolia, resources are reasons to act that demand ever more inventiveness, responsibility and efficiency. As experts in water, energy and waste, we leverage our capacity for innovation to serve human progress and to improve the per formance of companies and regions. Our desire to protect the planet drives us to develop unprecedented solutions that foster local circular economy loops. Committed to seeking out new sources of growth, we push the boundaries of our traditional businesses and create new ones so that we can provide the best possible support to cities and industries. Improving access to resources, while preserving and replenishing them: resourcing the world is what we do at Veolia.

20%: The reduction in greenhouse gas emissions that Latin America could achieve by 2032 according to Rodrigo Andrade, Director of the NGO Diálogo Energético.
East Asian countries are facing rapid urbanization and heavy pollution of their air, soil and aquatic environments.
Eco-design, reuse, recycling, recovering waste, sharing—the circular economy is defined through a variety of concepts which, while not new, are leading to unprecedented business models that are challenging traditional ways of thinking.