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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core principles that drive our business and our mission of Ecological Transformation.

At Veolia Australia and New Zealand, we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. When building our teams, we embrace different perspectives so that we can create an environment where individuals feel a deep sense of connection, enabling them to thrive and grow.

When you join Veolia, you’ll be part of an inclusive environment where you can cultivate personal growth, with equal and fair access to opportunities.

Our commitments to you


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We are committed to building a diverse team that represents a broad range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We actively seek to hire and promote individuals from underrepresented groups.


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We strive to create an environment where all employees have equal access to opportunities, resources, and support to thrive and contribute to our mission. We regularly assess our policies and procedures to eliminate bias and ensure fairness.


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At Veolia, we celebrate differences and foster a culture of inclusion where every employee feels valued, heard, and empowered to be their best self. We promote open dialogue and active listening to create a sense of belonging for all.


Diversity in Hiring and Development

Our inclusive hiring practices prioritise diversity and promote equity at every stage of the recruitment process. We provide ongoing training and development opportunities to ensure our employees have the skills and knowledge to excel in their roles.

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Our Diversity and Inclusion Council and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are part of our strategic priority to drive diversity and inclusion goals. These groups connect team members who share common backgrounds or interests and are passionate about diversity and inclusion.

Learn more about our ERGs efforts below:

Veterans at Veolia

First Nations

LGBTQIA+ (Coming soon)

Disability (Coming soon)

Gender Equity (Coming soon)

Education and Awareness

We offer DEI training and workshops to enhance awareness and understanding among our employees. We also promote ecological and sustainability education, ensuring our team understands the intersectionality of environmental issues and social justice.

Community Engagement

We actively engage with and support organisations and initiatives that align with our DEI and ecological goals. We encourage our employees to participate in volunteer and community outreach programs to make a positive impact beyond our workplace.

Our Accountability

We are committed to transparency and accountability in our DEI efforts. We regularly measure and report on our progress, identifying areas for improvement, and adapting our strategies to ensure we are continuously advancing our mission of Ecological Transformation while fostering an inclusive workplace.

Read Veolia’s Diversity and Inclusion Policy here to learn more

Meet JacquALINE Raad 

Taking action to support the needs of all our colleagues 

Veolia is taking steps to create a diverse and inclusive workplace and this is something we can all be proud of. From the launch of our Diversity and Inclusion Council to working with specialist recruiters to employ assisted workers, and releasing a dedicated disability e-learning course, we have created many opportunities for increased participation and learning.

It's important we continue to support the needs of all our colleagues. Our own Jacqualine Raad, Veolia’s Learning and Development Consultant in Sydney, shares her own personal journey with disability and some practical inclusion tips. 

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At Veolia, we're not just committed to DEI in words; it's woven into the very fabric of our daily operations. We celebrate differences, empower individuals, and create an environment where you can thrive.  Apply now to be part of a company where diversity is not just a value; it's a way of life.

Accreditations, Commitments and Partnerships 

Veolia acknowledges and appreciates the quality of impact that comes from working with Veterans Employment, Soldier On, North West Alliance and Cowboys. It takes not one, but us all to make a positive difference.