Veolia in brief

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.


With more than 160 years of experience in resource management, Veolia is a global leading provider of critical services (water, energy and waste). The company implements state-of-the-art technologies and contributes to the sustainable development of communities and industries across the regions where it operates.


Highlights 2020




Group Key Figures

3 businesses activity: Water, Waste, Energy

€26.01 billion in revenue

Nearly 179,000 employees worldwide



•  95 million people supplied with drinking water

•  2,737 wastewater treatment plants managed

•  3,362 drinking water production plants managed

•  62 million people connected to wastewater systems

Waste management

•  464,948 business clients

•  47 million metric tons of treated waste

•  685 waste processing facilities operated

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


•  45,806 thermal installations managed

•  611 heating and cooling networks managed

•  43 million MWh produced

•  2,137 industrial sites managed