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With a history in the water and waste sectors stretching  back over 160 years  SUEZ is working on all 5 continents in the service of an efficient and sustainable management of resources.

Our ambition

Being the leader of the resource revolution

Demographic and urban growth but also global warming and natural resources shortages have all contributed to a worldwide push to a growth model that consumes less. The reinvention of our modes of management, production and consumption of resources is at the heart of our strategy. We think it’s essential if we want to achieve our goal of becoming the leader of the resource revolution.

Our strategy

The four growth accelerators

In a changing world, where natural resources are becoming scarcer, we’re committed to the smart and sustainable management of water resources, the treatment and recovery of waste and supporting our customers in their response to environmental issues.

We have a strategy based on 2 pillars and 4 priorities :

Waste recovery, heading towards a circular economy
Digitalization, the deployment of smart solutions
Development of integrated offers for industrial customers
International development

We have 88,576 employees taking part in the resource revolution

On all 5 continents, SUEZ supports local authorities and industries in the efficient, innovative and sustainable management of their resources.


Worldwide breakdown of employees on 31 December 2017

Our history

160 years of history at the service of human progress

For over 160 years, SUEZ has accompanied the great revolutions of our societies, at the service of human progress. From the construction of the Suez Canal through the revolutions of hygiene and public health, urban comfort and currently the resource, our solutions and technologies have accompanied cities and industries to meet the challenges of urban and demographic growth. Through the testimony of employees and archive footage, discover the history of the company.

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