Our organization

The Veolia Group in brief

Around the globe, Veolia helps cities and industries to manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. The company provides an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials – with a focus on waste recovery – to promote the transition toward a circular economy. 

Veolia's 163,000 employees are tasked with contributing directly to the sustainability performance of customers in the public and private sectors, allowing them to pursue development while protecting the environment. 

To this end, the company designs and deploys specialist solutions to provide, protect and replenish resources while increasing their efficiency from an environmental, economic and social standpoint. Such initiatives are all part of Veolia's ongoing campaign to resource the world. 

Highlights 2016


3 core businesses: Water, Waste Management & Energy Services

€24.39 billion in revenue

163,000 employees
around the world


 •  100 million people supplied with drinking water

 •  61 million people connected to wastewater systems


 •  54 million MWh produced


 •  31 million metric tons of waste recovered as materials and energy



Veolia has identified seven key growth markets, representing sectors with significant potential to generate revenue, in which resource strain drives growing demand for narrowly specialized expertise. These sectors are opening up new opportunities for environmental services in which Veolia already provides benchmark solutions: