Group Overview

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them.

In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €26.010 billion in 2020.


Highlights 2020

3 businesses activity: 
Water, Waste, Energy

€26.01 billion

in revenue

around the world


 •  95 million people supplied with water

 •  62 million people connected to wastewater systems

 •  3,362 drinking water production plants managed

 •  2,737 wastewater treatment plants managed


 •  45,806 thermal installations managed

•  43 million MWh produced

 •  611 heating and cooling networks managed

 •  2,137 industrial sites managed

Waste management

 •  47 million metric tons of treated waste

 •  464,948 business customers

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

 •  685 waste-processing facilities operated


Veolia has identified seven key growth markets, representing sectors with the 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: