20 january 2016

World Economic Forum – The Circulars: Veolia receives two awards for its commitment to the circular economy

At the opening of the World Economic Forum , the "Circulars Awards 2016" ceremony presented Veolia with two awards for its contributions to developing the circular economy: the Group received the first prize in the "Multinational" category, tied with Philips, and Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Vice President UK and Ireland, won second place in the "Leadership" category.

 
Circulars awards 2016







 
Laurent Auguste
On behalf of Veolia, Laurent Auguste, Senior Executive Vice President Innovation and Markets, accepted the award under the "Multinational" category sponsored by Accenture.
The circular economy is central to the strategy and commitments of the global leader in optimized resource management. By breaking water, waste, and energy silos, and innovating by combining digital technologies with advanced industrial processes, Veolia has led circular collaboration across industries, cities, and communities. Producing secondary raw materials and energy from waste, extending the life cycle of equipment, using renewable resources and recycling waste water are all circular solutions devised and deployed by the Group all over the world
 
"Veolia is particularly honored to have won this award because we see it as a recognition of our strategy to protect resources and our ability to devise and implement circular economy solutions with our customers and partners," added Antoine Frérot, the Group’s CEO.”
 
Estelle Brachlianoff
Estelle Brachlianoff, Veolia Senior Executive Vice President UK and Ireland, won second place in the "Leadership" category sponsored by Fortune magazine.
Deeply committed to developing the circular economy, Estelle Brachlianoff actively contributes to implementing concrete initiatives within Veolia: in the UK, the Group already generates 20% of its turnover in the circular economy sector.

More:
- See Estelle Brachlianoff’s presentation film for the Circulars Awards 2016
- The expert juries, from the WEF Young Global Leader.
- Veolia and the circular economy
- Follow Veolia’s #LivingCircular

Date of publication: 20 January 2016
 
The World Economic Forum is held in Davos (Switzerland) from 20 to 23 January
"The Circulars", a global award program, recognizes individuals, companies and representatives of civil society that make a contribution to developing the circular economy.