Veolia in brief

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 170,000 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 46 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 €25.9 billion in 2018.


Highlights 2018


3 businesses activity: 
Water, Waste, Energy

€25.9 billion
in revenue

171,495 employees
around the world


95 million people supplied with water

63 million people connected to wastewater systems

3,603 water production plants managed 

2,667 wastewater treatment plants 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


42,053 thermal installations managed 

615 heating and cooling networks managed

46 million MWh produced

2,389 industrial sites managed