More than half the world's population currently lives in cities. Urban areas, which are constantly growing, now consume 60% of the world's fresh water and 75% energy and are responsible for 80% of greenhouse gas emissions. These environmental problems are an integral part of the urbanization.
Building environmental settlements and smart, sustainable cities has become a key priority. The new city increases the population density and become complex with surprising speed.
Veolia considers it very important to contribute to reduction of the ecological footprint of cities, to increase their attractiveness, security and quality of life, all without any adverse impact on the efficiency of public services.