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We master the elements essential to vitalizing our world

2022 key figures

+9,000 employees
42 industrial sites
+40 countries
€5.6bn net sales
Woodpower März 21
Sustainable Development

Having a positive impact on society and environment

Learn more about Solvay's sustainability strategy and the work we’re doing to have a positive impact on people, planet, and society. 


Annual Integrated Report

In 2022, Solvay delivered record financial results and significant progress on sustainability goals, while supporting employees and communities in need.


Join our team and thrive

Solvay’s purpose is clear. We believe in diversity, equity and inclusion. We invest in your wellbeing and give you the right career opportunities to express your opinions and ideas. We trust that, together, we can reinvent chemistry and deliver products that improve lives without harming the planet.

We are mastering the elements essential to our world. 

Solvay is a chemical company mastering the elements that are essential for a sustainable world. It links back to its founder Ernest Solvay who mastered the soda ash process by achieving a technological breakthrough, which has enabled many other disruptive innovations and was a major step forward in terms of sustainability. With more than 9,000 employees in +40 countries, Solvay focuses on providing society and generations to come with sustainable solutions meeting their most essential needs such as purifying the air we breathe and the water we drink, preserving our food supplies, protecting our health and well-being, creating eco-friendly clothing, making the tires of our cars more sustainable and cleaning and protecting our homes. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks as the world’s leading company for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €5.6 billion in 2022. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (SOLB).