Units

 

Trends

 

2018

 

2017

 

2016

 

2015

 

2014

 

 

Sustainable business solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product portfolio assessed

 

%

 

 

87

 

88

 

84

 

88

 

 

Solutions

 

%

 

 

50

 

49

 

43

 

33

 

 

 

Neutral

 

%

 

 

30

 

31

 

33

 

39

 

 

 

Challenges

 

%

 

 

7

 

8

 

8

 

16

 

 

 

Not evaluated

 

%

 

 

13

 

12

 

16

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and Innovation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and Innovation staff

 

Headcount

 

 

2,200

 

2,100

 

2,340

 

2,390

 

1,950

 

 

Intellectual Property agreements and cooperation agreements

 

Number

 

 

1,500

 

1,660

 

1,300

 

1,530

 

1,608

 

 

First Patent Filings

 

Number

 

 

264

 

284

 

240

 

256

 

259

 

 

New sales ratios

 

%

 

 

19

 

18

 

15

 

18

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greenhouse gas emissions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greenhouse gas intensity

 

Kg CO2 eq. per € EBITDA

 

 

5.51

 

5.53

 

5.86

 

7.26

 

8.08

 

Direct and indirect CO2 emissions (Scope 1 and 2)

 

Mt CO2

 

 

9.8

 

10

 

10.9

 

11.6

 

11.7

 

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

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

2.44

 

2.31

 

2.45

 

2.61

 

 

Total greenhouse gas emissions according to Kyoto Protocol (Scopes 1 and 2)

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

12.3

 

12.3

 

13.4

 

14.2

 

14.4

 

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

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

0.1

 

 

Carbon dioxide – CO2 (Scope 1)

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

7.96

 

7.92

 

8.43

 

8.76

 

 

 

Total direct greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1)

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

10.35

 

10.2

 

10.9

 

11.4

 

 

 

Total indirect CO2 emissions – Gross market-based (Scope 2)

 

Mt CO2

 

 

1.9

 

2.1

 

2.5

 

2.8

 

 

 

Total indirect CO2 emissions – Gross location-based (Scope 2)

 

Mt CO2

 

 

2.0

 

2.1

 

2.3

 

3

 

 

 

Indirect greenhouse gas emissions due to fuel and energy related activities (Scope 3)

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

0.7

 

0.7

 

0.8

 

0.8

 

 

 

 

Indirect greenhouse gas emissions due to investments (Scope 3)

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

1.9

 

1.7

 

0.8

 

2.5

 

 

 

Indirect greenhouse gas emissions due to purchased goods and services (Scope 3).

 

Mt CO2 eq.

 

 

5.8

 

6.6

 

7.2

 

7.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee health and safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fatal accidents of Solvay employees and contractors

 

Number

 

 

0

 

1

 

1

 

0

 

2

 

Medical Treatment Accident Rate for Solvay employees and contractors (MTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

 

0.54

 

0.65

 

0.77

 

0.77

 

0.97

 

 

Medical Treatment Accident Rate for Solvay employees (MTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

 

0.58

 

0.63

 

0.73

 

0.65

 

0.82

 

 

Medical Treatment Accident Rate for Contractors (MTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

 

0.48

 

0.7

 

0.86

 

0.94

 

1.25

 

Lost Time Accident Rate for Solvay employees and contractors (LTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

 

0.65

 

0.65

 

0.76

 

0.75

 

0.98

 

 

Lost Time Accident Rate for Solvay employees (LTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

 

0.71

 

0.7

 

0.69

 

0.67

 

 

 

Lost Time Accident Rate for Contractors (LTAR)

 

Accident per million hours worked

 

 

0.52

 

0.52

 

0.9

 

0.85

 

 

 

Injuries

 

Number

 

 

42

 

50

 

68

 

66

 

92

 

 

Occupational illness frequency rate (short/mid-latency)

 

cases per one million hours worked

 

 

0.08

 

0.06

 

0.08

 

0.17

 

0.09

 

 

Total Long-latency occupational diseases

 

Number

 

 

12

 

10

 

20

 

21

 

17

 

 

Total Short/mid-latency occupational diseases

 

Number

 

 

4

 

3

 

4

 

9

 

5

 

 

Total occupational diseases

 

Number

 

 

16

 

13

 

23

 

30

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee engagement and well-being

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solvay engagement index

 

%

 

 

76

 

75

 

77

 

75

 

 

Coverage by collective agreement

 

%

 

 

100

 

100

 

87.8

 

77

 

82.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Societal actions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solvay Group donations, sponsorship, and own projects

 

€ million

 

 

3.92

 

3.92

 

7.38

 

5.25

 

 

Employees involved in local societal actions

 

%

 

 

33

 

33

 

23

 

20