French Environment and Energy Management Agency
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ADEME in facts and figures
At a glance
Name : French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Status : public agency under the joint authority of the Ministry for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy and the Ministry for Higher Education and Research.
Mission : encouraging, supervising, coordinating, facilitating and undertaking operations with the aim of protecting the environment and managing energy.
Priority areas : energy, air, noise, transport, waste, polluted soil and sites, and environmental management.
Staff : 820 employees (including 359 engineers).
Organization : three central departments in Angers (49), Paris (75) and Valbonne (06); 26 regional branches, three representative offices in France’s overseas territories and one representative office in Brussels.
2009 budget : €638 million (a €557-million action budget and an operating budget of €81 million).