Solvay receives 2022 Suppliers Partnership Award for Creativity in Implementing Sustainable Practices; company recognized for development of Amodel BIOS PPA, a new partially biobased polyphthalamide for electric vehicle applications

Sample article from our Sustainability & Social Responsibility

October 31, 2022 (press release) –

The award acknowledges the company’s committed sustainable practices across the automotive value chain.

Solvay, a leading supplier of advanced materials, has announced that it has won the 2022 Suppliers Partnership (SP) Award for Creativity in Implementing Sustainable Practices. The award recognizes “remarkable creativity in implementing environmental sustainability programs and practices within the North American automotive supply chain”. A committee of leading SP OEM members (including Ford, General Motors, Honda, Stellantis and Toyota) selected Solvay for its sustainable manufacturing of a bio-based polymer program and the measurable results in reducing the carbon footprint within the past 24 months.

Solvay was recognized for its development of a new partially bio-based polyphthalamide (PPA) called Amodel® BIOS PPA designed to support automotive carbon reduction targets while also delivering on the technical targets needed for new electric vehicle components. Alongside its development of this new product, Solvay distinguished for its work in addressing the energy, waste, and water usage at its manufacturing plant in Augusta, Georgia where the PPA resin is produced, including the site’s use of 100% renewable electricity.


“We are honored with this prestigious distinction, which acknowledges our continuing journey of improving our sustainability and reducing our environmental impact in line with the Solvay One Planet roadmap,” says Brian Baleno, Head of Automotive Marketing at Solvay. “In particular, the award highlights our dedicated initiatives to implement sustainable manufacturing practices, including the use of renewable energy, reductions in water consumption, and lower waste generation.”

Criteria of the award include Systems Thinking & Net Benefit with regard to environmental, economic and community aspects, Creativity & Innovation in terms of implemented sustainable technology and practices, and measurable Environmental Sustainability Impacts achieved. The award was presented to Solvay during an SP Awards Ceremony on October 27 in Georgetown, Kentucky (USA).

Related media

Solvay Honored with 2022 Suppliers Partnership for the Environment


Contact us

About Solvay

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 21,000 employees in 63 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 plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering  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 €10.1 billion in 2021. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris. Learn more at

* All content is copyrighted by Industry Intelligence, or the original respective author or source. You may not recirculate, redistrubte or publish the analysis and presentation included in the service without Industry Intelligence's prior written consent. Please review our terms of use.

See our dashboard in action - schedule an demo
Chelsey Quick
Chelsey Quick
- VP Client Success -

We offer built-to-order sustainability & social responsibility coverage for our clients. Contact us for a free consultation.

About Us

We deliver market news & information relevant to your business.

We monitor all your market drivers.

We aggregate, curate, filter and map your specific needs.

We deliver the right information to the right person at the right time.

Our Contacts

1990 S Bundy Dr. Suite #380,
Los Angeles, CA 90025

+1 (310) 553 0008

About Cookies On This Site

This website stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are used to improve your website experience and provide more personalized services to you, both on this website and through other media. To find out more about the cookies we use, see our Privacy Policy. We won't track your information when you visit our site. But in order to comply with your preferences, we'll have to use just one tiny cookie so that you're not asked to make this choice again.