Our organization

Veolia in brief

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management.

With over 163,000 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 2016, the Veolia group supplied 100 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced 54 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 30 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €24.39 billion in 2016.


→ Highlights 2016


→ Group Key Figures

3 businesses activity: 
Water, Waste, Energy

€24.39 billion in revenue

163,226 employees
around the world

Veolia 2016 key figures



100 million people supplied with water

2,928 wastewater treatment plants managed

4,052 water production plants managed 

61 million people connected to wastewater systems


764,477 business customers

45 million metric tons of treated waste

591 waste-processing facilities operated 

40 million people provided with collection services on behalf of municipalities


37,339 thermal installations managed 

551 heating and cooling networks managed

44 million MWh produced

2,086 industrial sites managed


→ Decentralized organization

Veolia decentralized organization


A world of opportunities

A world of opportunities for Veolia

Veolia seizes and anticipates any local development opportunities and building on his global expertises.
You won't believe what
Did you know Veolia is able to generate green power from olive stones or coffee grounds?  Or to power cars with biofuel made from frying oil?...
Discover the amazing feats that the group achieves every day for its clients.
Veolia 2016 Annual Report

Annual and Sustainability Report 2016 online