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Ensuring continuous progress for our planet and its people

Over the last 160 years, Solvay has undergone not one but several remarkable  transformations, evolving from its origins in soda ash production to become a global leader in the chemical industry today. Following the partial demerger of the specialty businesses to become Syensqo, marks the beginning of a new journey for the Group.

This evolution is not just a story of growth but a strategic response to the changing dynamics of global markets, technological advancements, and environmental challenges. Let's dive into how Solvay's industrial transformation has shaped its corporate legacy and strategic direction.

Resilience through global challenges

Solvay's industrial strategy has been influenced significantly by global events, including wars, energy crises, and the rise of globalization. These events required agile adjustments to Solvay's operations and strategy, demonstrating the company's resilience and capacity to navigate complex challenges. Solvay's response to these external pressures highlights its strategic foresight and adaptability.

Commitment to innovation and sustainability

Today, Solvay's commitment to innovation and sustainability remains central to its business strategy. The Group continues to develop sustainable solutions that address environmental and societal challenges, aligning with global trends towards responsible business conduct. This strategic focus ensures that Solvay not only meets the current needs of its customers and stakeholders but also contributes positively to the broader societal and environmental goals.

As Solvay looks to the future, its legacy of strategic adaptation and forward-looking vision will continue to guide its operations and strategic decisions. In a continuously changing industrial landscape, Solvay's story of transformation highlights the importance of agility, innovation, and corporate responsibility in sustaining its success and leadership.

At Solvay, we are mastering the elements essential to our world. 

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