Group Overview

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 169 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.

In 2017, the Veolia group supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 55 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 47 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25.12 billion in 2017(USD 30.1 billion).


€25.125 billion in revenue

3 core businesses:
Water, Waste &
Energy Management

168,800 employees
around the world



 •  96 million people supplied with water

 •  2,878 wastewater treatment plants managed

 •  4,117 water production plants managed

 •  62 million people connected to wastewater systems


 •  40,210 thermal installations managed

•  595 heating and cooling networks operated

 •  45 million MWh produced

 •  2,291 industrial sites managed

Waste management

•  737,977 business customers

•  47 million metric tons of treated waste

•  579 waste-processing facilities operated

•  40 million people provided with collection services on behalf of municipalities