FLAG-OLD-Awards and recognition

In 2013, our creativity and innovation inspired others to think beyond waste, and helped us to win awards. These included:


Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development



Four-star rating and second overall, Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index



Finalist, Sustainable Business category, National Business Awards



Wildlife Trust Biodiversity Benchmark for four of our sites



Vocational Qualification Employer of the Year for England by educational charity, The Edge Foundation



Big Ticks in Business in the Community Climate Change, Workplace Talent and Skills, and Sustainable Products and Services categories of the Responsible Business Awards



Partnership Initiative of the Year, Water Industry Achievement Awards



Gold, Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme


“It is an honour to be recognised by Her Majesty the Queen for the work we have done over the last five years transforming the business. This award highlights the work all 14,000 members of staff have undertaken to continue to drive the business forward – for us sustainability is not part of our business, it is our business!”
Estelle Brachlianoff, Veolia Executive Vice-President UK & Ireland