Our vocation

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 171 000 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 2018, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 63 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 56 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 49 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25.91 billion in 2018(USD 30.1 billion).


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3 businesses :

Water, Energy, Waste

€25.911 billion in revenue

More than 171,000 
around the world


95 million people supplied with water

2,667 wastewater treatment plants managed

3,603 water production plants managed 

63 million people connected to wastewater systems


42,053 thermal installations managed 

615 heating and cooling networks managed

46 million MWh produced

2,389 industrial sites managed

Waste management

560,505 business customers

49 million metric tons of treated waste

655 waste-processing facilities operated 

43 million people provided with collection services on behalf of municipalities