Circular Economy

Reducing the carbon footprint of tires with… rice!

Highly dispersible silica (HDS) is a key ingredient in tires. Traditionally, this material is derived from sand. But an alternative with a better environmental profile exists: burnt rice husks!


Woman investor watching Solvay’s annual results

How did Solvay perform in 2022?

On February 23, 2023, Solvay CEO Ilham Kadri and CFO Karim Hajjar held a conference call for analysts and investors.


Celebrating our heritage, passing on our legacy

Solvay is celebrating its 160th anniversary at a moment where we will give birth to two new companies. Celebrating the heritage and passing the legacy will give even more meaning to this transition.

We bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress

We are a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. Our purpose is to bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group's innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. We seek to create sustainable shared value for all through our One Planet program, an initiative crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. Founded in 1863, the Group ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities.