Today Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group, with about 10,000 employees and a turnover of € 11.1 billion in 2016.

Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean technologies, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and recycling. Umicore’s overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.

Our role in sustainability

Umicore has made significant investments in clean technologies such as automotive catalysts and rechargeable battery materials. Our objectives are to further improve our environmental and social performance.

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Innovative commitments

Innovation is all about turning a good idea (which could be an invention) into creating and improving products, processes and businesses. It’s the ultimate driver for long-term profitability and growth.

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