Solvay strategy review

We are progressing on our comprehensive strategy review, with a clear objective of unleashing and accelerating value creation.
We look forward to sharing our strategy roadmap when we report our third quarter results in November.

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Solvay outlined strong sustainable growth potential at its 2018 Investor day

On the occasion of the Investor Update, held on 24 September 2018 in London, Solvay shared with its investors the latest information regarding its portfolio. One of the main highlights is that the Next Generation Mobility and Resource Efficiency markets have become key levers for the Group to deliver sustainable value growth.

Investor Update 2018 - Key take aways

Key levers 

Solvay’s in-depth transformation and innovation-focused growth have delivered strong profits and cash over the past few years. Looking ahead, Solvay will leverage its advanced technologies and streamlined organization to continue to innovate, further partner with its customers and 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 reduction

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

2016 Investor day

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.

Read the press release issued on the occasion of Solvay 2016 Investor day

2015 Investor day

Solvay held its 2015 Capital Markets Day to update investors and analysts on its strategy and performance. Solvay reaffirmed the strategic direction and 2016 financial targets it set in 2013, and discussed its progress since. The event was hosted at the Bollate (Italy) headquarters of Specialty Polymers, a star performer within the Advanced Materials “growth engine” segment and included a deep dive on Specialty Polymers as well as presentations on Solvay’s businesses Novecare, Peroxides, Soda Ash & Derivatives and Special Chem.

Read the press release issued on the occasion of Solvay 2015 Investor day