Generate 50% of revenues with solutions addressing the challenges of sustainable development

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Demographic shifts, resource scarcity, evolving consumer behavior, faster innovation... Our planet is facing major issues. We believe innovative chemistry holds the sustainable solutions for future generations.


Thanks to Solvay’s “Sustainable Portfolio Management” (SPM) analysis tool, the Group identify opportunities where of its innovation and business portfolio addresses the challenges of sustainable development. With a strong Life Cycle thinking focus, it combines an analysis of Solvay's product environmental footprint and the needs for sustainability in the marketplace.

Our 2018 performance


Half of Solvay's portfolio is now solidly positioned as "Sustainable solutions", which combine the positive effects of their use in Solvay’s end-markets with an improved manufacturing footprint. There is substantial evidence that over time, the “Sustainable solutions” part of the portfolio is growing faster than other parts, which translates to more value creation.