Asking More magazine

Valter Sanches, IndustriALL General Secretary and Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO de Solvay

Granting social dialogue its key role in corporate success

When Solvay signs an agreement to guarantee its employees’ social rights worldwide, it isn’t about putting on a friendly corporate face. Rather, it’s additional proof of the Group’s ongoing commitment to openness and transparency when it comes to social dialogue, a key element in Solvay’s transformation journey.

By Jean-Christophe Sciberras
Solvay’s head of industrial relations
Young shoots in test tubes

Pioneering the road to sustainable business

Sustainability has been driving Solvay’s strategy for a long time, as the Group knows that more sustainable business not only means better business, but higher growth. The key is to truthfully evaluate a product’s sustainability…

By Dominique Debecker
Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer

Move over, metal: introducing polymers for dental applications

The applications and advantages of polymers are so plentiful you can practically pick a domain and find an innovative use for them. Dentistry is one such new domain where Solvay is in the process of revolutionizing dental prosthetics with Ultaire™ AKP, a new high-performance polymer.

By Shawn Shorrock
Global Director at Solvay Dental 360

Smaller & smarter: unveiling the chemical plant of the future

Everyone today aims to apply smart industrial solutions that cut down on carbon emissions while enhancing safety. By building one of the world’s smallest hydrogen peroxide plant in Brazil, Solvay has achieved just that.

By Paul Deschrijver
Projects Manager Peroxides
Capital Market Day 2016

Sharing our vision for the future

At Solvay’s Capital Markets Day (CMD) at the end of September 2016, we were able to share our progress towards this vision with the financial markets, and unveil our new objectives for the three years to 2018.

By Maria Alcon Hidalgo
Group Treasurer and Insurance Director and leader of Capital Market Day event
clamecy team

Creating career opportunities for the disabled

In March this year, a company which employs disabled workers became responsible for the packaging of Rhodiastab®,a product which gives PVC products their durability.

Pierre Blanquart
By Pierre Blanquart
Clamecy Plant Manager