Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Solvay doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 67

Solvay has a DitchCarbon Score of 67, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity in its processes. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Solvay is a company in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Solvay, located in Belgium, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This advantageous position supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 37.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1863 and headquartered in the City of Brussels, Solvay is a global leader in the Metals and Mining Industry. The company specializes in chemicals and advanced materials, offering sustainable solutions that cater to a wide range of markets including automotive, aerospace, and healthcare. With 145 sites worldwide and a strong focus on innovation, Solvay is committed to energy efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, and improving quality of life through its products and research efforts.

Good news, Solvay has set science-based targets for sustainability

Solvay has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. This aligns with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Solvay should set clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and consistently report on their progress to enhance transparency and drive sustainability throughout their supply chain, potentially reducing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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