Brussels, November 12, 2015 ---Solvay is pleased that it is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies, with a ranking in the Thomson Reuters 2015 Top 100 Global Innovator. 

The methodology uses a scientific, unbiased approach to identify the organizations that are dedicated to innovation, committed to protecting patent rights globally, and whose inventions have worldwide influence.  

The full report is available at http://www.stateofinnovation.com

As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. Solvay generates 90% of its net sales in activities where it is among the world's top three players. It serves many markets, varying from energy and the environment to automotive and aeronautics or electricity and electronics, with one goal: to raise the performance of its clients and improve society's quality of life. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 26,000 people in 52 countries and generated 10.2 billion euros in net sales in 2014. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on EURONEXT Brussels and EURONEXT Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB:BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR).