SUEZ REVEALS THE 17 COMMITMENTS OF THE 2017-2021 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ROADMAP

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Tweet Paris, 24 May 2017 For the European Sustainable Development Week, from 30 May to 5 June 2017, SUEZ presents its 2017-2021 Sustainable Development Roadmap. With four priorities and 17 commitments, the new roadmap provides genuine leverage to transform the Group and to achieve their objectives set for 2021. Facing the challenges of climate change, population growth (more than 9 billion people by 2030) and rising urbanisation (more than 70% of the population will live in cities in 2030), implementing … Read more

SUEZ TAKES A STAKE IN OPTIMATICS, ENHANCING ITS RANGE OF INNOVATIVE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF WATER NETWORKS

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Tweet Paris, 18 May 2017 SUEZ Ventures, the SUEZ Group venture capital fund, is supporting OPTIMATICS growth through a capital increase alongside with the existing shareholders, including the cleantech fund manager Emerald Technology Ventures. Founded in Australia and now headquartered in North America, OPTIMATICS has been growing rapidly by commercializing its OPTIMIZER™ digital technology. This technology is able to identify the most efficient scenario optimizing the design of water and sewer networks. By integrating this technology, SUEZ will broaden its … Read more

SUEZ SUPPORTS RENNES MÉTROPOLE IN AN AMBITIOUS ECOLOGICAL AND SMART COLLECTION PROJECT

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Tweet Paris, 16 May 2017 SUEZ has won the 6-year contract for the collection of household waste, large items and voluntary drop-off sites for the 420,000 inhabitants of Rennes Metropolitan area, worth a total of almost €80 million. SUEZ’s largest contract for household waste collection in France will start on 1 July 2017. The service will use smart trucks that enable the Rennes Métropole authorities to guarantee a quality service for the inhabitants, while reducing pollution at the same time. … Read more

SUEZ AND L’OREAL SIGN A GLOBAL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT L’OREAL GROUP SITES

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Tweet May 9th 2017 SUEZ and L’Oréal have signed a MoU for the continuous improvement of environmental performance and the optimisation of resource management throughout the Group’s value chain. The partnership agreement, signed for an initial period of three years and renewable, covers all L’Oréal’s industrial, administrative and research centres, in France and worldwide. L'Oréal plant of Karlsruhe_ © Adrian Bedoy_L'Oréal Within the scope of this agreement, SUEZ and L’Oréal have decided to promote innovative solutions to favour sustainable production, … Read more

Financial results of the 1st quarter of 2017

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Tweet May 10th 2017 FIRST-QUARTER 2017  ENCOURAGING OPERATING TRENDS EARNINGS GROWTH ACQUISITION OF GE WATER, A MAJOR GROWTH MILESTONE FOR SUEZ Q1 2017 results[1]: Revenue: €3,721m, up +4.7% EBIT: €281m, up +10.8% Net financial debt: €8,125m, net financial debt / EBITDA[2] ratio of 3.0x Commenting on the first-quarter 2017 results, Chief Executive Officer Jean-Louis Chaussade said :  « Our business in the first quarter is encouraging. Revenue growth posted by the Recycling & Recovery Europe division was particularly strong, fueled by … Read more

SUEZ AND LA MAISON POUR REBONDIR ANNOUNCE THE CREATION OF MORE THAN 200 JOBS AND THE SUPPORT OF 41 ENTREPRENEURS

Tweet May 2nd 2017,  On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of La Maison pour Rebondir, the social innovation laboratory founded by SUEZ in Bordeaux to encourage and secure access to long-term employment in particular for the most vulnerable persons, SUEZ announces promising results of its actions: More than 200 jobs created in the Bordeaux region Working closely with its partners (Pôle Emploi job centres, PLIE local insertion and employment programmes, Missions Locales community aid projects and social entrepreneurs), La … Read more

Recovering energy from our waste

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Tweet 30th March 2017 Residual waste is any waste material that cannot be viably recycled. However, although this material cannot be recycled, it does represent an important source of energy.  There are several processes that can be used to recover energy from residual waste, such as incineration in specialist energy from waste plants, methanation or the production of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) which converts the waste into solid fuel to replace coal used inenergy-intensive industries, such as cement works. An Energy-from-waste … Read more

SUEZ STRENGTHENS ITS POSITION IN THE PRODUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WITH FOUR NEW ENERGY FROM WASTE PLANTS IN EUROPE

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Tweet 30th March 2017 With the commissioning of four new plants (three in the UK [1] and one in Poland [2]) that will handle an additional 1.2 million tonnes of residual waste, the Group boosts its recovery capacity and further confirms its role as a major energy recovery producer. In 2017, SUEZ will recover more than 9 million tonnes of waste[3] in 55 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) plants in Europe. Seven TWh[4] of energy will be sold, which is the equivalent of … Read more

GRDF, Sagemcom and SUEZ launch the WIZE Alliance to promote Industrial IoT networks

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Tweet March 23rd 2017 GRDF, Sagemcom and SUEZ are announcing the creation of the WIZE Alliance promoting an international standard for the Industrial Internet of Things. The association, open and non-profit, is bringing together major international players from the industrial and utility sectors in order to support the implementation of Long Range Wide Area Network technology called WIZE. Along the founding members, over 30 companies have already expressed their willingness to join the Alliance. Specifically designed to connect hard to … Read more

WORLD WATER DAY: SUEZ’ SOLUTIONS TO FACE UP TO THE CHALLENGES

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Tweet Paris, 21 March 2017 The theme of this year's World Water Day, a UN initiative, is "waste water". SUEZ, a company committed to universal access to water and the protection of natural resources, offers practical and innovative solutions for the entire water cycle to preserve, protect and diversify the resources.  In spite of the increasing quantities of wastewater and their pollutant load around the world, management of this precious resource is still largely insufficient today. Of the 165 billion … Read more