Units

 

Notes

 

2016

 

2015

 

2014

 

2013

 

2012

 

 

Sustainable business solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product portfolio assessed

 

%

 

S1

 

84

 

88

 

79

 

64

 

 

Sustainable solutions

 

%

 

S1

 

43

 

33

 

25

 

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greenhouse gas emissions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greenhouse gas intensity

 

Kg CO2 eq. per € EBITDA

 

S2

 

5.86

 

7.26

 

8.08

 

8.84

 

7.12

 

Direct and indirect CO2 emissions (Scope 1 & 2)

 

Mt CO2

 

S2

 

10.9

 

11.6

 

11.7

 

12.0

 

11.8

 

Other greenhouse gas emissions according to Kyoto Protocol (Scope 1)

 

Mt CO2 eq

 

S2

 

2.4

 

2.6

 

2.7

 

2.7

 

2.6

 

Total greenhouse gas emissions (Kyoto protocol)

 

Mt CO2 eq

 

S2

 

13.4

 

14.2

 

14.4

 

14.7

 

14.4

 

Other greenhouse gas emissions not according to Kyoto Protocol (Scope 1)

 

Mt CO2 eq

 

S2

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy consumption

 

Petajoules Low Heating Value

 

S3

 

138

 

175

 

179

 

181

 

179

 

Energy efficiency index

 

%

 

S3

 

94

 

96

 

99

 

99

 

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air quality management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nitrogen oxides – NOx

 

Metric tons

 

S4

 

11,098

 

12,210

 

12,679

 

10,980

 

11,548

 

Nitrogen oxides intensity

 

Kg per € EBITDA

 

S4

 

0.0058

 

0.0063

 

0.0071

 

0.0068

 

0.0057

 

Sulfur oxides – SOx

 

Metric tons

 

S4

 

5,395

 

6,563

 

6,620

 

10,336

 

12,023

 

Sulfur oxides intensity

 

Kg per € EBITDA

 

S4

 

0.0028

 

0.0034

 

0.0037

 

0.0064

 

0.0059

 

Non-methane volatile organic compounds – NMVOC

 

Metric tons

 

S4

 

4,968

 

6,781

 

7,158

 

7,464

 

7,974

 

Non-methane volatile organic compounds intensity

 

Kg per € EBITDA

 

S4

 

0.0026

 

0.0035

 

0.0040

 

0.0046

 

0.0039

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freshwater withdrawal

 

Million m3

 

S5

 

491

 

537

 

535

 

554

 

 

Freshwater withdrawal intensity

 

Litres per € EBITDA

 

S5

 

0.26

 

0.28

 

0.30

 

0.34

 

 

Chemical oxygen demand

 

Tons O2

 

S5

 

7,539

 

8,834

 

9,652

 

9,715

 

 

Chemical oxygen demand intensity

 

Kg per € EBITDA

 

S5

 

0.0040

 

0.0045

 

0.0054

 

0.0060

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental incidents and remediation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medium severity incidents with environmental consequences

 

Number

 

S6

 

40

 

46

 

55

 

 

 

 

Medium severity incidents with environmental consequences in which the limits of the operating permit were exceeded

 

Number

 

S6

 

26

 

26

 

 

 

 

Environmental provision

 

€ million

 

S6

 

737

 

730

 

723

 

636

 

800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hazardous materials management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-hazardous industrial waste

 

1,000 Metric tons

 

S7

 

1,463

 

1,453

 

1,637

 

 

 

 

Hazardous industrial waste

 

1,000 Metric tons

 

S7

 

194.2

 

202.0

 

194.6

 

 

 

 

Total hazardous industrial waste

 

1,000 Metric tons

 

S7

 

1,657

 

1,655

 

1,831

 

 

 

Industrial hazardous waste not disposed of in a sustainable way

 

1,000 Metric tons

 

S7

 

50.3

 

47.1

 

49.7

 

 

 

Industrial hazardous waste not disposed of in a sustainable manner

 

Kg per € EBITDA

 

S7

 

0.0265

 

0.0241

 

0.0279

 

 

 

Substances of very high concern (SVHC) according to REACH criteria present in products put on the market

 

Number

 

S7

 

20

 

20

 

25

 

23

 

 

SVHC according to REACH criteria present in products put on the market for which this presence is due to raw materials

 

Number

 

S7

 

10

 

10

 

18

 

39

 

 

SVHCs reviewed for potential substitution with safer alternatives

 

%

 

S7

 

18

 

5

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee health and safety management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Treatment Accident Rate - Employee, contractors and temporary workers (MTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

S8

 

0.77

 

0.77

 

0.97

 

1.06

 

2.59

 

Lost time accident rate - employees, contractors, and temporary workers (LTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

S8

 

0.76

 

0.75

 

0.98

 

0.8

 

0.81

 

Fatal accidents

 

Number

 

S8

 

1

 

0

 

2

 

2

 

0

 

Industrial Hygiene program: sites where hygiene specialists have been trained to new industrial hygiene standards

 

%

 

S8

 

65

 

73

 

24

 

3

 

 

Advanced Health Monitoring program: sites with advanced risk based medical surveillance

 

%

 

S8

 

18

 

28

 

26

 

26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee engagement and wellness management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solvay engagement index

 

%

 

S9

 

77

 

75

 

 

72

 

 

Coverage by collective agreement

 

%

 

S9

 

87.8

 

77

 

82.2

 

85

 

85

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community development management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solvay Group donations, sponsorship, and own projects

 

€ million

 

S10

 

7.38

 

5.25

 

 

 

 

 

Employees involved in societal actions

 

%

 

S10

 

23

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management of the legal, ethics, and regulatory framework

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HSE compliance audits during last five years

 

%

 

S11

 

75

 

50

 

 

 

 

 

HSE regulatory watch process in place

 

%

 

S11

 

82

 

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Process safety, emergency preparedness, and response

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percentage of product lines having a risk analysis updated in the last five years

 

%

 

S12

 

65

 

69

 

64

 

58

 

 

Number of "Risk Sheets Level 1" at the end of the year

 

Number

 

S12

 

46

 

94

 

217

 

11

 

111

 

Percentage of level 1 risk situations resolved within one year

 

%

 

S12

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

 

Risk level 1 situation resolved

 

Number

 

S12

 

98

 

232

 

23

 

111

 

111

 

 

Site with a process safety management system corresponding to their risk level

 

%

 

S12

 

90

 

84

 

 

 

 

Process safety rate

 

%

 

S12

 

0.7

 

0.6

 

0.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer satisfaction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net Promoter Score

 

%

 

S13

 

27

 

24

 

14