Ethics and integrity are the surest path to sustainable and responsible growth. The Group's values and principles tell employees and stakeholders what Solvay is and how Solvay acts.
Solvay Mission and Vision
Building on its scientific, technical and commercial expertise in Chemistry, and aware of its societal responsibilities, Solvay provides innovative products and services to create sustainable and ever- increasing value to our customers, shareholders and employees.
Solvay is an independent, ethical and responsible global industrial Group with a balanced portfolio of sustainable, profitable and growing businesses, managed in accordance with societal and environmental issues:
- Amongst the world leaders in selected markets and products either alone or with sound complementary business partners
- Valued by its customers as a highly competent, reliable and competitive solution provider
- With a clear, motivating organization, through dialogue, developing and empowering people and teams through rewarding and challenging jobs
- Acting as good corporate citizens, caring for the environment, health and safety of its employees and of the community at large
- Open to the expectations of the outside world, and contributing to economic, societal and environmental progress.
Solvay firmly believes in ethical behavior, respect for people, customer care, empowerment and teamwork.
Solvay Code of Conduct
Solvay's Code of Conduct lists and defines the values that serve as the framework for the Group’s decisions and operations and is inspired by international conventions such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the conventions of the International Labour Office Organization.
Solvay expresses its commitment to sustainable and responsibles practices by taking into account the sustainable growth of its business, and its good reputation within the communities in which it operates.
Solvay is committed to dealing equitably with all employees. Solvay promotes and maintains working conditions designed to protect employees' health and safety.
Solvay is committed to meetings needs of its customers by delivering products and services on time, in the quantity, and at the quality level agreed upon.
Solvay's relationships with suppliers are based on trust and partnership. Suppliers are selected, without discrimination, through open competition and on the basis of an objective and verifiable evaluation of their performance as well as their ethical performance in matters of safety, respect for the environment and children’s and human rights.
Solvay values and embraces fair and open competition as essential to maintaining the dynamism of free enterprise and creating value for society at large.
Solvay fully and accurately informs its shareholders of all actions, events or decisions that could reasonably have a significant effect on its decisions and performance. It is fully compliant with all applicable corporate governance rules.
As a responsible producer, the Group works closely with public authorities to reduce any negative environmental effects due to accident or discharge. In the case of an incident unrelated to Solvay, the Group will still provide its resources and expertise to emergency responders and public authorities who request assistance.
Solvay actively fosters open dialogue between it and its constituent publics in order to achieve mutual understanding and benefit.