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Awards and Accreditations

At Veolia we’re extremely proud of our track record for innovative, reliable services, so it’s great to be recognised for our achievements.

2016

  • Winner of Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year award
  • Charity Partnership Award at the Third Sector Business Charity Awards
  • Shortlist in Business in the Community's Environmental Leadership award category

2015

  • BITC Sustainable Products and Services Award 2015 - The award was presented to Veolia for reducing dependency on natural resources for itself and its customers by manufacturing products and green energy using waste, wastewater and wasted heat.
  • ​Achieved 'four stars' in Business in the Community's Corporate Responsibility Index - recognising our efforts to transform our business to ensure we continue to have a positive impact on society
  • EDIE Awards – Sustainable leader of the Year Award to Estelle Brachlianoff for sustainable leadership and implementation of Veolia’s ‘Resourcing the World’ strategy across the UK and Ireland
  • PR Week Awards – Issues and Crisis Management – Award for our communications programme to manage media and public interest in the safe destruction of Syrian B-precursor chemicals at Ellesmere Port
  • 2Degrees – UK Leader of the Year to Estelle Brachlianoff for pushing the boundaries of sustainable business and the successful launch of our ‘Resourcing the World’ strategy and transformation into a resource management leader.
  • CIA Awards – Winner of the Chemical Industry Association - Reputation Management Award – for the destruction of Syrian Chemicals on behalf of the British Government – reflecting our work to protect our reputation and raise that of the chemical industry on an international level during the destruction of Syrian chemicals at Ellesmere Port.
  • Investors in People – retained the IIP Gold Award for our Municipal business for best practice in people management, people development and improved leadership

2014

  • ‘First Women Business of the Year’ Award - The award was given to Veolia for going beyond statutory requirements in promoting and developing our talented female workforce and establishing a flexible workforce in the once traditional recycling, waste and water sector.
  • Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development - Veolia received the award for setting its new business strategy which focuses on manufacturing green energy and calories and places it at the centre of the circular economy.
  • Achieved 'four stars' in Business in the Community's Corporate Responsibility Index
  • Gold Award at Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014
  • Engineer of the Year Award - Veolia graduate, Anthony Thomas, was announced as Engineer of The Year at the Water Industry Achievement Awards for his dedication, energy and creativity in supporting schools and colleges through Stem in Sussex.
  • Gold award at SABIC European Awards – Our Teesside team was recognised for their sustained safety performance throughout the delivery of the integrated oil and gas industrial services waste management and recycling contracts.
  • Pump Industry Awards - The Tay Project, part of our Private Finance Initiative North, won the award for our contribution in the environment section for our work with Xylem water solutions.
  • Peer Award for Excellence – for our work with Southwark Council in developing London’s first energy from waste district heating network
  • Benefits Excellence Awards – for our HR team’s Cycle to Work Scheme which won the Salary Sacrifice Benefits Category

2013

  • Big Tick in the 2013 BitC National Awards, within the Workplace Talent and Skills categories
  • Retained our Big Tick in the Climate Change category
  • 2013 Water Industry Achievement Award for Partnership Initiative of the Year
  • Retained 'Platinum Rating' in Business in the Community's Corporate Responsibility Index
  • Credit Employer of the Year, ICM Achievement Award and Best Newcomer at the Institute of Credit Management's British Credit Awards
  • Awarded the Special Jury Award 2013

2012

  • Gold Award for outstanding safety performance at Esso Fawley Annual Contractors' Conference
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers - Offshore Achievement Award - Veolia and Peterson SBS for the Shell Inde project 
  • Gold Award at Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2012
  • Platinum Rating achieved in BitC Corporate Responsibility Index
  • Won the BitC Climate Change Award
  • Two Big Ticks in BitC National Awards for Excellence, within the Climate Change and Work Talent and Skills categories
  • HR Distinction award for Change Management
  • Midlands Excellence Awards "Excellence Champions" for our Credit Control team

2011

  • Silver Rating achieved in BitC Corporate Responsibility Index – recognising our efforts to transform our business to ensure we continue to have a positive impact on society
  • Wildlife Trusts Biodiversity Benchmark for our landfill sites in Pitsea, Essex and Croft Farm, Doncaster for our continued commitment to biodiversity improvement
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply) accreditation for demonstrating excellence in procurement processes
  • European SABIC Safety Award for health, safety and environment performance for third year running
  • "Best Initiative by a Large Business" award at Climate Week Awards for our landfill diversion initiative with Whitbread
  • Clean Britain Awards - Overall winner and gold in the "Districts" category for our street cleansing services to Broadland District Council and silver for Veolia's Maidenhead contract in the "Towns" category
  • Named a "Green Pioneer" in Think London's "Top 100 Companies to Watch" report

2010

  • CIWM (Chartered Institute of Wastes Management) award for Health and Safety Best Practice
  • Utility Industry Achievement Award for supply chain excellence
  • Carbon Trust Standard for carbon emissions reduction
  • The Conoco Contractor of the Year Award for ConocoPhillips
  • MRW National Recycling Award for Tower Hamlets – Recycling Success
  • European SABIC Safety Award for health, safety and environment performance
  • ASDA National Supplier Awards: Best Overall Supplier and Biggest Contributor to Sustainability Agenda
  • Gold RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for: Ockendon and Northumberland Wharf, Pitsea, Greenwich, Rainham Landfill and Rainham Integrated Waste, SELCHP, Southwark, Gerrards Cross
  • Platinum Green500 Award for our commitment to reduce carbon emissions in London
  • Bronze Award at RHS Tatton Garden Show for Tameside Grounds Maintenance Team

2009 

  • MRW National Recycling Award for Innovation in Health and Safety Practice
  • Britain’s Best Park for Castle Park, Colchester
  • Gold Green500 Award for our commitment to reduce carbon emissions in London
  • Veolia Municipal won Investors in People Gold Award
  • Gold RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for: Ockendon and Northumberland Wharf, Pitsea, Greenwich, Rainham Landfill and Rainham Integrated Waste, SELCHP, Southwark, Gerrards Cross
  • Pitsea landfill site Gold Award under Essex County Council’s Mineral Working and Landfill Environmental Scheme
  • Lambeth HGV/Cyclist awareness scheme wins London Cycling Campaign’s Best Workplace Cycling Initiative
  • European SABIC Safety Award for health, safety and environment performance
  • All sites accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001

2008

  • MRW National Recycling Award for Innovation in Health and Safety Practice
  • CIWM Plant and Equipment of the Year Award
  • LSC National Employer Services (NES) Learners First Awards - Employer of the Year (Veolia Environnement) and ‘Train to Gain’ winner
  • Gold RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for: Gerrards Cross, Springfield, Ockendon, Rainham, Pitsea, Sandy Lane, Ling Hall, Albion, Croft Farm, Highmoor and Candles Landfills as well as Church Marshes Transfer Station, Rainham Integrated Waste Facility, Greenwich Integrated Waste Facility, Northumberland Wharf Transfer Station and Greater London Disposal.