2017 and 2016 underlying and restated* information (except for environment and social data). 2015 pro forma figures.

* reflecting the reclassification in discontinued operations of the polyamide activities to be sold to BASF.

 

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A balanced geographical footprint

€3.1 bn

Net Sales

6,057

Employees

38

Industrial Sites

7

Major R&I Centers

€2.9 bn

Net Sales

11,351

Employees

46

Industrial Sites

9

Major R&I Centers

€3.1 bn

Net Sales

4,696

Employees

30

Industrial Sites

4

Major R&I Centers

€10.1 bn

Net Sales

24,500

Employees

61

Countries

124

Industrial Sites

21

Major R&I Centers

€1.1 bn

Net Sales

2,355

Employees

10

Industrial Sites

1

Major R&I Centers

Underlying EBITDAin € million

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Underlying profit attributable to Solvay share
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Free Cash Flow from continuing operationsin € million

Free cash flow (bar chart)

CFROI1as percentage

CFROI (bar chart)

1 2016 not restated

Dividendin € per share

Dividend paid (bar chart)

2 Recommended to the Shareholders meeting on May 8, 2018

Greenhouse Gas IntensityKg CO2 eq. per € EBITDA

Greenhouse gas intensity (bubble chart)

Sustainable Solutions (SPM)as percentage of Group sales

Sustainable solutions (SPM) (bubble chart)

Occupational Accidents at Group Sites3 per million hours worked

Occupational accidents at group sites (bubble chart)

3 Rate of accidents with medical treatment, with or without work stoppage

Employee Engagement Indexas percentage of employees

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Employees Involved in Societal Actionsas percentage of employees

Employees involved in societal actions (bubble chart)

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Who we are

Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers worldwide in many diverse end markets. Its products are used in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, as well as in mineral and oil and gas extraction, enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Its lightweighting materials promote cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality.

Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 24,500 employees in 61 countries. Net sales were €10.1 billion in 2017, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program.