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Membership No.





Consumer Goods Manufacturers



Member since

24 June 2011


An international chemical and advanced materials company, Solvay assists its customers in innovating, developing, and delivering high-value, sustainable products and solutions that consume less energy and reduce CO2 emissions, optimize the use of resources and improve the quality of life. Solvay serves diversified global end markets including automotive and aerospace, consumer goods and healthcare, energy and environment, electricity and electronics, building and construction, as well as industrial applications.

Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with about 30,000 employees spread across 53 countries. It generated pro forma net sales of €12.4 bn in 2015, with 90% made from activities where it ranks among the world’s top 3 players. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext in Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB – Reuters: SOLB.BR).
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  • Solvay (Bangpoo) Specialty Chemicals Ltd. Bangkok
  • Solvay (Zhangjiagang) Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd. Suzhou
  • Solvay (Zhenjiang) Chemicals Co., Ltd. Zhenjiang New Area
  • Solvay P&S GmbH, Freiburg
  • Solvay Solutions Italia S.p.A. , Milano
  • Solvay Solutions Nederland B.V.
  • Solvay Solutions UK Ltd. Watford
  • Solvay Specialities India Pvt Ltd
  • Solvay Specialty Chemicals Asia Pacific PTE LTD.
  • Solvay USA INC., Cranbury Nj
  • Zhuhai Solvay Specialty Chemicals Co. Ltd. Zhuhai City

ACOP Report Submissions

  • Solvay-ACOP2018.pdf
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    2017 solvay-ACOP2017.pdf 35.0 KB
    2016 solvay-ACOP2016.pdf 48.7 KB

    Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    Solvay fully supports the use of RSPO certified sources of pal and palm kernel oil. Solvay is making a lot of efforts to communicate about its commitment to RSPO both internally and externally. We educate our employees on the issues linked to palm cultivation and our efforts with the RSPO to find solutions. We also promote RSPO to our stakeholders.
  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
    We recognize RSPO principles & criteria and RSPO Certification as evidences of
    sustainable sourcing as stated in our sourcing statement available in Solvay's website: http://www.solvay.com/en/binaries/20170215_Sustainable_Sourcing_Statement-303061.pdf. Solvay presents the RSPO principles of sustainable palm oil when dealing with NGOs or other key concerned stakeholders.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    We are assessing our suppliers through interviews and questionnaires. We have included RSPO principles and criteria in our assessment questions and rank them according to their sustainability level, among other criteria. We are working with our current suppliers to push them to respect RSPO P&Cs.
  • Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
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