During the Investor Update last September 24 in London, Solvay updated investors on its portfolio, with Next Generation Mobility & Resource Efficiency as key markets and key levers to enable the Group to deliver superior and sustainable value growth.

Investor Update 2018 - Key take aways

Key levers 

Solvay’s profound transformation and innovation-focused growth have delivered strong profits and cash in the past few years. Looking ahead, Solvay will leverage on its differentiated technologies and its simpler organization to innovate and to better partner with customers to generate superior growth.

Advanced Materials Advanced Formulations Performance Chemicals
  • Technologies for improved metal selectivity
  • Next generation of O&G products to improve productivity
  • Innovations to penetrate new markets
  • Maintaining world-class assets
  • Price increases
  • Focus on cash


Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Emissions approach

Solvay also updated its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) approach by committing to reduce GHG by 1 million tonnes by 2025. Our ambitious new emissions target strengthens our commitment to do our part in tackling climate change, ensuring that our growth does not come at the expense of the planet, and placing us at the forefront of the chemical industry.


The event provided an update on strategic progress and future direction of Solvay. It focused primarily on our growth engine segments and included in-depth introductions to the newly formed Composite Materials and Technology Solutions businesses.