Solvay
2019 Annual Integrated Report

In 2019:

  • additions and reversals on provisions amount to € 154 million and concern mainly employee benefits (€ 93 million) and environment (€ 49 million);
  • use of provisions amounts to € (399) million, of which € (10) million for discontinued operations, and concerns mainly employee benefits (€ (223) million), environment (€ (78) million) and restructuring (€ (61) million);
  • use of provisions for additional voluntary contributions in pensions plans in the United Kingdom amounts to € (114) million.

In 2018:

  • additions and reversals on provisions amounted to € 315 million and included the provision related to the Group’s simplification and transformation program (€ 177 million);
  • use of provisions amounted to € (395) million, of which € (5) million for discontinued operations.

See note F34 Provisions for more information.