Group overview

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Ecological transformation is Veolia’s purpose.

Veolia provides solutions 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 Environment (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €26.010 billion in 2020.


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95 million people supplied with water

2,667 wastewater treatment plants managed

3,603 water production plants managed 

63 million people connected to wastewater systems


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

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