5 june 2016

World Environment Day: Veolia launches its 2016-2018 Environmental Objectives Plan

To mark the United Nations’ World Environment Day and continuing on from its nine sustainable development commitments, Veolia is today presenting its Environmental Objectives Plan for the period 2016-2018.

 
Hong Kong
 

The Environmental Objectives Plan sets precise targets for protecting the environment under six main topic headings: 

This sets precise targets for protecting the environment under six main topic headings:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Energy efficiency
  • Recycling materials and energy
  • Managing water resources
  • Water and air quality
  • Managing ecosystems


Veolia’s Environmental Objectives Plan will be supported by the Environmental Management System deployed by the Group’s Business Units. This local management will take into account the environmental specificities of each country and provide the most appropriate responses to customer needs.

Environmental performance,
at the heart of Veolia's value creation

Business development New business models for cities Traditional municipal activities Dismantling Circular economy Mining, metals and power industries Oils, gas and Chemicals, industries Food & beverage, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics industries Difficult pollutions Operational performance Reduce use of chemicals Reduce loss Recover process residues Energy efficiency Reduce unplanned downtime Optimise production capacity Stakeholders expectations

Environmental
Management
System



Measure and manage
the impact of the
Group’s activities
on
the environment

Deployed in all
the Group’s activities

Continuous
improvement
principle

CSR
commitments
2015-2020


9 commitments of which 3
are in favour of resourcing
the planet:
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Sustainably
manage resources
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Fight against
climate change
|

Preserve and restore
biodiversity
 

6 progress indicators
for environmental
purposes

Environmental
Objectives Plan
2016-2018


6 priority
actions

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Manage
water resources
|

Recover
materials and energy
|

Reduce greenhouse
gas emissions
|

Energy efficiency
|

Air and water quality
|

Manage ecosystems

6 priority actions2016 - 2018 Recover materials and energy Reducegreenhouse gas emissions Energy efficiency Air and water quality Manage ecosystems Manage water resources OneMissionResourcing the world

 

Antoine Frérot

"Our 2016-2018 Environmental Objectives Plan is part of a joint approach to environmental performance and operational performance, which is essential in supporting our industrial and municipal customers towards operational excellence, and so realizing our ambition of "Resourcing the world," says Veolia’s Chairman and CEO, Antoine Frérot

More : 

Veolia's nine commitments for sustainable developement