Through the lens of Rethinking Sustainability, the videos explore the complex social and operational challenges Veolia addresses through the delivery of its tailored solutions for municipal, commercial and government clients across the health, utilities and education sectors.
Featured clients and projects include the University of the Sunshine Coast, NSW Health Illawarra-Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD), Seqwater, Hunter Water and Auckland Council.
Grant Winn, Executive General Manager - Refractories and Energy said both the University of the Sunshine Coast and the NSW Health ISLHD projects demonstrated Veolia’s capability to consider a client’s long-term needs and deliver a multi-faceted strategy for large-scale precincts targeting operational efficiency and continuous improvement.
“Our role as a partner is to identify, implement and monitor a client’s energy performance to deliver tangible, long-term benefits, while also taking into consideration macro-environmental concerns that could impact their operations.”
Alex Lagny, Group General Manager, New Zealand, said Veolia’s partnership with Auckland Council is reshaping waste management in a region that had only recently transitioned from bags to bins.
“We are working closely with the Council to drive improvements and a better understanding of practices through data and insights. It’s an exciting space for us, as Veolia looks to expand its waste management capability in the country.”
Responsible for operating and maintaining more than 200 sites in Australia and New Zealand, the case studies depict the geographical diversity of Veolia’s operations, which span metropolitan, regional, rural and remote communities.
In particular, Veolia’s investment in the Pilbara region of Western Australia has delivered economic and employment opportunities for the community in which it operates. The success of Veolia’s 50/50 joint venture, North West Alliance, is profiled in the Rethinking Communities case study video which shares the benefits Veolia has provided by investing in local jobs and partnerships since the business was established in 2013.
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About Veolia Australia and New Zealand:
Veolia Australia and New Zealand (Veolia) is the region’s only environmental solutions organisation with specific capabilities across water and wastewater treatment, energy management, waste and resource recovery services, and industrial cleaning and facilities maintenance services. Veolia employs over 4000 employees and operates across more than 260 locations within the region.
Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With nearly 169 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions which 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 2017, the Veolia group supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 55 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 47 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25.12 billion in 2017.