Veolia Environnement SA


Veolia Environment has numerous divisions around the world, including many in the U.S. Veolia Water, Dalkia-Veolia Energy, and Transdev are among those with U.S. offices. 


"France will have ‘significant commercial opportunities’ in Iran if sanctions are lifted, but Tehran first has to prove its good faith in abiding by nuclear undertakings, Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici said on Sunday. Moscovici was speaking on LCI television as a French business delegation travelled to the Iranian capital for meetings with officials and business leaders…Over 100 French companies - including both carmakers - are on the are on the delegation. Media reports have said it also includes GDF Suez , Alstom, Veolia Environnement and Safran.” (Reuters, “France sees Iran opportunity if sanctions are lifted - Moscovici,” 2/2/14)


"Executives from some of France's biggest companies…are slated to fly to Tehran next month—signaling a fresh wave of corporate interest in Iran as the West eases sanctions. Details of the high-level business trip are emerging after Iran and Western powers completed the terms of an interim nuclear deal on Sunday, with Tehran agreeing to closer international monitoring of its nuclear program in exchange for limited, temporary sanctions relief. The deal specifically eases restrictions related to Iran's aviation, auto and petrochemicals industries…Veolia Environnement said Didier Authier, a vice president for a subsidiary specializing in desalination projects, is joining the delegation.”  (Wall Street Journal, “French Companies Explore Return to Iran Amid Sanctions Thaw,” 1/13/14)