Solvay’s Brazilian sites awarded highest recognition for quality of working environment

Solvay’s Brazilian sites awarded highest recognition for quality of working environment

(IN BRIEF) Chemical company Solvay has been awarded for its efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive work environment at its Brazilian sites, for the second time. The certification was awarded by the Great Place To Work® organization, after employees praised Solvay for its treatment of staff regardless of ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. The recognition aligns with the company’s global Solvay One Dignity program, which aims to create a fair and diverse workplace culture. The company has operated in Brazil since 1919, with seven industrial facilities and a research center located in Paulínia, and is known for providing innovative chemical solutions in several markets.

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 23-Mar-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —Solvay is, for the second time, awarded for its commitment to well-being at work, for its sites in Brazil. This certification is the highest level of recognition of the quality of a company’s working environment.

In a survey conducted by the Great Place To Work® organization, a leading player in the field of quality of life at work, employees expressed their pride in working at Solvay’s sites in Brazil and highlighted its welcoming environment and ability to make them feel well treated at work, regardless of color and ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, as the Group’s key strengths.

“We are thrilled to be certified Great Place to Work® once again. This demonstrates that we are on the right track to become an increasingly better company. This is only possible thanks to the daily effort and commitment of all of us, which exemplifies our company’s cultural transformation,” says Daniela Manique – president of the Solvay Group in Latin America.

This new Great Place to Work® certification is a perfect illustration of the Solvay One Dignity program, which aims to create a diverse, fair and inclusive workplace at all Solvay sites worldwide.

Solvay has been operating in Brazil since 1919, with 7 industrial facilities and a Research and Innovation Center located in Paulínia. Over these years, the Group has established itself as a reference for innovative chemical solutions for various markets such as automotive, home and personal care, health, textiles, and paints and varnishes.

About Solvay

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 22,000 employees in 61 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet roadmap crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering a better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €13.4 billion in 2021. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (SOLB). Learn more at

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