<P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>The <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.veolia.fr/" target=_blank>Veolia Environment </A>group opened its sixth training center in France in Jonage, part of <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.grandlyon.com/" target=_blank>Greater Lyon </A>and located to the east of the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/implantation-entreprise/agences-de-developpement-economique,p,5,EN.jsp" target=_blank>city</A>.</STRONG> The Veolia Environment Center-East Campus welcomed in September its first 52 students. Ranging in age from 18 to 54 years old, they&#8217;re studying in a work-exchange environment program to earn a professional diploma. <STRONG>Founded on two main activities, training <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/universite-lyon/ecole-lyon,p,15,EN.jsp" target=_blank>students</A> through work exchange and continuing education for employees, the campus is aiming for 90 graduates in 2012 and 180 by 2014,</STRONG> all the while helping people in difficulty to join the workforce through collaboration with employment agencies.</P> <P align=justify><BR>The Campus was inaugurated in late November in the presence of Antoine Fr&#233;rot, Veolia Environment&#8217;s President, G&#233;rard Collomb, Lyon&#8217;s Senator-Mayor and President of Greater Lyon, Jean-Jack Queyranne, President of the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.rhonealpes.fr/" target=_blank>Rhone-Alpes Regional Council</A>, and Lucien Barge, Mayor of Jonage and Vice President of Greater Lyon. <STRONG>Veolia Environment, world leader in services for local authorities, located its <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/lyon-economic-news/news-VEOLIA-ENVIRONNEMENT-VA-IMPLANTER-SON-SIEGE-REGIONAL-AU-CARRE-DE-SOIE,n,6349,EN.jsp" target=_blank>regional headquarters </A>at <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/implanter-entreprise/quartier-d-affaire,p,70,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Carr&#233; de Soie</A>, east of Lyon,</STRONG> covering the Rhone-Alpes, Burgundy and Auvergne regions. Placing the new campus in the Lyon area is a strategic choice for Veolia Environment, <STRONG>given that the region is heavily invested in developing <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/environnement-lyon/developpement-durable-lyon,p,64,EN.jsp" target=_blank>green technologies</A></STRONG>.</P> <P align=justify><BR></P>