Veolia in brief

The global leader in optimized resource management.

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.


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

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

You won't believe what Veolia does every day

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.