Group Overview

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With over 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). 


€25.12 billion in revenue 

3 businesses activity: 
Water, Waste, Energy 

169,000 employees
around the world


 •  96 million people supplied with drinking water 

 •  62 million people connected to wastewater systems

 •  4,117  water production plants managed

 •  2,878 wastewater treatment plants managed


 •  40,210 thermal installations managed

•  45 million MWh produced

 •  595 heating and cooling networks managed

 •  2,027 industrial sites managed

Waste management

 •  40 million metric tons of treated waste

 •  737,977 business customers

 •  47 million metric tons of treated waste 

 •  579 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: