About us

Group Overview

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized 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 &
Energy Management

163,000 employees
around the world


 •  100 million people supplied with drinking water

 •  61 million people connected to wastewater systems

 •  4,052 drinking water treatment plants managed

 •  2,928 wastewater treatment plants operated


 •  551 heating and cooling networks operated

 •  44 million MWh produced

 •  37,339 heating installations managed

 •  2,086 industrial sites managed


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

 •  764,477 business customers

 •  45 million metric tons of treated waste

 •  591 waste treatment facilities 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: