ENGIE, formerly known as GDF Suez, formed on 22 July 2008 by the merger of Gaz de France and Suez, traces its origins to the Universal Suez Canal Company founded in 1858 to construct the Suez Canal. It was officially renamed as ENGIE on April 24, 2015. ENGIE is a world leader in the global energy market.
ENGIE’s development strategy revolves around responsible growth to take on the major challenges of an energy and ecological transition towards a low carbon economy: access to sustainable energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, security of supply and the rational use of resources. The Group designs comprehensive energy solutions with individuals, cities and businesses based on the production of renewable or carbon-light electricity, the supply of carbon-free natural gas as well as technological and digital innovation.
ENGIE employs 160 000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).
ENGIE is the main shareholder of SUEZ Group, a worldwide leader and expert in water and waste management.