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.