Our strategy relies on an ambitious research and innovation policy goals to make measurable contributions to the resource revolution. Allowing for a highly differentiated offer and enables our customers to achieve greater efficiency in the environmental management.
The creation of secondary raw materials is at the heart of the new circular economy. It’s a way of coping with the increasing scarcity of natural resources and rising raw materials costs. We’re innovating to accelerate recycling and offer real world solutions to our customers.
As the population grows and urbanization continues, the pressure on water resources is increased. We’re addressing this by developing innovative solutions, like the artificial aquifer recharge, desalination and the reuse of waste water technology.
Digital technology is an efficient way to approach the environmental issues facing our customers around the world. We constantly innovate, to support their initiatives to improve the performance of their facilities.
Climate change, rampant urbanization and ever stricter regulations, the management of water has become more complex than ever. On the strength of our expertise, we work to develop new solutions capable of monitoring water networks in real time to continuously improve the quality of the water delivered.
Every year, we invest in research and innovation projects to improve the quality of water supplies and works hand in hand with the French and international regulatory authorities. Our company develops new technologies to eliminate emerging pollutants in its dedicated research laboratory.
At SUEZ, we’re combating climate change by developing innovative solutions to reduce our customers’ greenhouse gas emissions, to optimize their energy consumption and to encourage the use of high-potential renewables.
Our innovation policy is based on various programs and projects managed internally, and with a strong commitment to open innovation, in order to shorten development cycles and to reduce time-to-market of our products and services. We've invested €97 million in 2017 into these programs.