Created in Niamey by Veolia and Empow'Her, L’Oasis facilitates the economic integration of women through entrepreneurship by raising awareness of the issues related to sustainable development and preserving resources. L’Oasis celebrates its first anniversary today in the presence of Ms Elback Zeinabou Tari Bako, Minister of Women's Empowerment and Child Welfare, the international women’s entrepreneurship association Empow'Her and Veolia. It is an opportunity to take stock of its first year of activity.
With this eight-year contract, Veolia is committed to bringing excellence to Greater Nîmes' water and sanitation service.
Veolia today presents its results for 2018. Another year marked by strong growth of revenue and results, it fully confirms the Group’s objectives for 2019.
By giving Veolia the score of "A-" for 2018, the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) recognizes the Group in its sector of activity, which is rated "B-", and in relation to all French companies, which are also rated "B-".
The CDP’s Score Report enables companies to measure and compare their progress and environmental impact against their peers in order to improve their governance and actions for climate change.
On 30 January in Paris during the 3rd MOOC (MOOC: Massive Open Online Course) of the Year ceremony, the MOOC "Sustainable Development Goals - Together, let's meet the challenge" won in the category "Best MOOC designed by a university / school". This UVED (Université Virtuelle Environnement et Developpement Durable) online training course is supported by the Veolia Foundation.
As part of its partnership with the NGO Solidarités International, the Veolia Foundation sent two Veoliaforce experts to Sittwe in Myanmar.
Laurent Auguste, Veolia’s Senior Executive Vice President Development, Innovation and Markets, presented the various partnership and integration strategies developed by the Group "for a large-scale transition to the circular economy".
As part of France’s presidency of the G7 in 2019, the "Rendez-vous de Bercy" organized by the Ministry of Economy and Finance yesterday brought together decision makers, academics and business leaders around the theme "Redefining capitalism in the 21st century". Following the debate "Faced with inequality, what role should businesses play in society?" Antoine Frérot, Veolia’s Chairman and CEO, presented his vision of business.
Veolia and Yara, a group specializing in crop nutrition, yesterday signed an agreement to develop the circular economy in Europe's food and agriculture production chains by recycling nutrients in closed loops.