Veolia - 2014, innovating to resource the world
Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. The Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.
In 2014, the Veolia group supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 59 million people with wastewater service, produced 52 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 31 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy.
Water Impact Index
We are now facing a global water challenge..
70% of the planet is covered by water by only 0.7% is fresh water available to us.
Today the growing population and the need for economic growth is putting pressure on the available water resources. Hence a sustainable water management is needed.
Developed by Veolia, the Water Impact Index expands on existing volume-based water measurement tools by factoring in three essential elements: quantity of water used, level of stress upon water resources and overall water quality.
The True Cost of Water
Water lies in the heart of our global economy.
According to recent reports, population growth, continued economic development, together will climate change will make Water Crisis will be the second biggest global crisis for business in the next decade. In the face of this growing crisis we need to better price water.
The True Cost of Water, a tool developed by Veolia, combines traditional capital expenditure and operational expenditure calculations with analysis of water risks and their financial implications.