Initiated by Veolia with the support of its Foundation and in collaboration with The Maker Space Foundation, Baobab is inspired by the model of La REcyclerie in Paris and L'Oasis in Niamey (Niger).
Veolia and Francofil are innovating by manufacturing filaments made from recycled polypropylene (PP) and coloured ABS.
a campaign launched by Veolia, in partnership with The New York Times International
"Every year 8 June is a special opportunity to raise global awareness of the benefits that the ocean brings to humanity and our duty to use its resources sustainably"
Celebrated by the UN on June 5, the World Environment Day has chosen “It’s Time for Nature” as its theme in 2020.
On this day, Veolia reminds us that solutions inspired by nature do exist
Solidarity is at the heart of Veolia's values and, in this period of crisis, is more meaningful than ever.
Antoine Frérot points out that in the absence of vaccines or medical treatment for sufferers, water, sanitation and hand hygiene are essential in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
In the present context of the Covid-19 pandemic, numerous questions have arisen about how the virus is transmitted.
Veolia is launching a weekly podcast to encourage reflection with its guests on "And tomorrow: double or nothing for ecology?”
At a time the world is mobilizing to defeat the coronavirus pandemic, it has never been more important to protect our water resources.
Veolia is getting organized following the decisions in several countries to take exceptional measures aimed at stopping the COVID-19 epidemic.
Indoor air pollution affects homes, offices, schools and transportation where we spend 80% of our time.
Veolia is supporting the slogan "I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights"
On 6 March, in Brussels, the French, Dutch and Danish environment ministers officially launched the European Plastics Pact.
Veolia in France and Ulule - a crowdfunding platform - are launching the #MakeItGreen call for projects.
Comité 21 presented 12 proposals to help the territories adapt to climate change.
Through its subsidiary Nova Veolia, Veolia partners ChangeNOW, the first universal exhibition of solutions for the planet.
Wiebke Podrenek and Marion Sauzede, the two members of the "So'Sport Veolia" team, came second in the Défi d'Elles.
"Measure your circular performance!": 26 WBCSD members - including Veolia - have developed Circular Transition Indicators (CTIs)
Every minute, 20 tonnes of plastic waste is dumped into the oceans.
For many years the Veolia Foundation has been working around the world with displaced people and refugees
Veolia participated in several events on adaptation issues – a reminder that its commitment to reducing greenhouse gases in accordance with the Paris Agreement is complemented by the deployment of adaptation solutions, particularly in the water sector.
On 10 December, EDF and Veolia, through their respective subsidiaries Cyclife Holding and Asteralis, announce the creation of a joint entity – Graphitech –
Veolia Chairman and CEO Antoine Frérot presented his vision during the debate on "Employers confronted by the pressing issue of the environment".
In 2019, Veolia confirmed its long-term presence in the Middle East, where its businesses are growing in all segments (water, waste and energy).
To mark the event Veolia takes a look at its soil remediation and conservation solutions.
Antoine Frérot, Veolia CEO, participated in the round table on Tuesday, 3 December: “Do we have to fear an engagement crisis?”
Six students from top French and international schools and universities, received their Performance Trophy from Veolia Chairman and CEO Antoine Frérot during a ceremony at the Group's headquarters in Aubervilliers. Since 1998, this competition has rewarded the most innovative work being carried out by students at the end of their studies (5 years’ higher education). This year's winners receive a trip to Hong Kong and a grant.
Veolia is launching a digital campaign inviting everyone to join the "CO2 Challenge team" to fight climate change.
Fifteen French companies, including Veolia, contributed to the Afep - Shift Project report on the use of energy-climate scenarios in their strategy.
JUMP, an Uber subsidiary, and Veolia have just announced their partnership to sort, recycle and recover defective and end-of-life parts on self-service Jump electric bicycles and scooters.
On 21 November, 22 Veolia female employees in France, Poland and Canada participated in the 7th “Women in Engineering Sciences” day.
In Toulouse, the 8th edition (16 to 18 November) of the Futurapolis Innovation Summit questions our lifestyle and democracies, comparing different visions of the future of innovation and progress.
November 18 marked the start of the European Disability Employment Week.
Along with 15 other CEOs representing major companies, the Veolia Group Chairman and CEO has signed the WBCSD Guide to Circular Bioeconomy.
Today Reckitt Benckiser (RB) - a global leader in health, hygiene and cleaning - and Veolia sign a partnership
Two Veolia projects received an award: in Germany and Australia.
Veolia delivered very solid earnings from the first nine months of the year, fully confirming its objectives for FY 2019.
Every year since 2014, the international Our Ocean conference has been bringing together representatives of governments, industry, associations and research to discuss how to sustainably protect the oceans. In 2019 (23-24 October in Oslo) the importance of knowledge as a foundation for solutions and effective public policies to protect the oceans is being highlighted.
Accra, Ghana - For its 2nd edition, this African climate summit brought together 2,000 non-state actors (communities, businesses, NGOs, researchers) on the theme of "African territories committed to the fight against climate change" from 16 to 18 October.
Brunswick, a city with a population of 250,000 in Lower Saxony, northern Germany, has granted a 20-year concession for Veolia to operate its electricity and gas networks.
The documentary ‘À quatre mains’, which will be aired on 15 October on France 5, presents the paths of four trainer-apprentice pairs in industry, craft trades, skilled trades, and services.
In response to the increasing frequency and intensity of disasters that impede progress in sustainable development, the 2019 theme is "reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption services".
Pierre Victoria, Veolia's Director of Sustainable Development, spoke at the round table about "the urgency of the ecological transition for the territories".
The Veolia Institute has just published a new issue of Facts Reports on the theme of urban agriculture.
Veolia's 5th International Health and Safety at Work Week began across the world on 16 September. Under the slogan "Act for a better tomorrow", this year the Group addressed the concept of safety through behaviour with a campaign entitled "Observing is Caring".
The Climate Week is being held in New York from 21 to 23 September. Among the many events organized, Veolia participated in the event organized by The Nature Conservancy on "The large-scale deployment of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) in all sectors".
Included in the DJSI for the 3rd consecutive year, Veolia is ranked 2nd among the 41 companies in the Multi and Water Utilities sector. Recognition of the Group's leadership in sustainable development.
On 18 September - National Air Quality Day - Jean-Michel Genestier, Mayor of Le Raincy (Ile-de-France) and Vice-President of Grand Paris Grand Est, and Antoine Frérot, Chairman and CEO of Veolia, announced a joint initiative that will make Le Raincy the first town in France to guarantee 100% good air in school.
From 16 to 20 September 2019 and for the fifth consecutive year, Veolia is organizing its International Health and Safety Week". The week mobilizes all employees around the world focusing on workplace risk prevention under the banner of "Act for a better tomorrow".
For its 14th edition, the Veolia Foundation's 2019 Environment Book Prize is awarded to Sébastien Bohler for "Le Bug Humain", and the youth prize goes to Amandine Thomas for "Océans... et comment les sauver".
An Elabe survey for Veolia conducted at the start of the school year for National Air Quality Day on 18 September, reveals that indoor air quality in schools and nurseries is a concern for nearly 6 out of 10 parents.
On 5-6 September in Paris, the 12th Convergences World Forum gathered 5,000 economic, political, NGO, academic and media leaders from 50 countries to develop innovative co-constructed solutions. Veolia contributed to debates on "purpose" and new cooperation for the circular economy.
Patrick Bobet, President of Bordeaux Métropole, and Antoine Frérot, CEO of Veolia, signed the public service delegation contract.
Veolia is the main partner in this site that experiments with the engagement of civil society around subjects related to the environment.
In Stockholm, World Water Week (25-30 August 2019) ends after 5 days of debate and exchange on the theme of "Water for society - Including All": lack of clean water, decent toilets, pollution, drought and extreme weather events...
On the launch of the "Business for Inclusive Growth" initiative, this Friday 23 August, in Paris (France) at the Elysée Palace, Veolia’s Chairman and CEO Antoine Frérot reminds of the Group’s commitment to inclusive growth.
Veolia regularly reviews its asset portfolio in the light of its strategy and development plan.
Koweït Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) confie à Veolia l’exploitation de la station de traitement des eaux usées de sa raffinerie située à Al Zour, au sud du Koweït.
The names of the five winners of the Global Startup Weekend Sustainable Revolution (GSWSR) were revealed at the closing ceremony held in Paris on 18 July. This competition, organized for the first time right across the world, took place in 53 cities during the two weekends of 14 and 21 June 2019.
On 4 July at its headquarters in Aubervilliers, Veolia gathered together a panel of experts to check progress on the climate issue.
The 10th edition of Veolia Summer School has just ended. From 30 June to 8 July, 36 master students from various universities and schools discovered Veolia and its activities.
Veolia and Les Éditeurs d'Éducation - an inter-professional association of school book publishers – are launching the "Ecogeste Lycées 2019" operation to recycle textbooks in 4,000 high schools in mainland France. The "Ecogeste Collèges" operation in 2016 and 2017, initiated by Belin Education and Veolia at the time of the reform of the secondary school curriculum resulted in 2.6 million textbooks, equivalent to 2,000 tonnes of paper, being recycled.
The three winners of the Air Quality Challenge come from Ecuador, Germany and China.
Carrefour, Système U and Veolia are joining forces in research and innovation to reduce single-use plastics in packaging. Their partner (RE)SET - a brand new company specializing in circular economy innovation - will launch a global challenge, from July to October 2019 via a collaborative platform, to identify and develop innovative solutions.
During the 2019 HR Initiatives Trophy ceremony on 19 June at the Group's Campus in Ile-de-France, Veolia rewarded seven HR initiatives. The aim of this award is to highlight the inventiveness of the teams and encourage the duplication of the best projects across the Group.
To encourage initiatives by student associations, in 2008 Veolia and its Foundation launched the Student Solidarity Awards, which communicates the Group's societal approach to students in Grandes Écoles and universities. Yesterday at the Group's headquarters in Aubervilliers, Veolia's Chairman and CEO, Antoine Frérot, presented prizes to the 4 winners: selected from 128 candidates from all over the world (one third from abroad: Bulgaria, Canada, Senegal, Gabon, Cameroon, Benin, Hungary, Germany), they receive a financial endowment to help them carry out their project.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is launching a new initiative at the Eat Forum Food in Stockholm, Sweden, to redefine the global agri-food system. This initiative, with which Veolia is joining forces, brings together major cities and multinationals to develop circular economy solutions to combat climate change, health and pollution problems and the loss of biodiversity associated with the present food system. For 3 years, London, New York and São Paulo will be life size demonstrators of this redesigned local food chain.