• Umicore and PowerCo explore long-term strategic supply agreement for EV battery materials in North America

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  • Umicore completes € 591 million sustainability linked private debt placement

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  • Umicore obtains SBTi validation for its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets

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Materials for a better life

Umicore is a leading circular materials technology company with an extensive expertise in the fields of material science, chemistry and metallurgy. Our overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on the ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils our mission: "materials for a better life". Which is why we are now more than ever determined to leverage our unique position and mutually reinforcing portfolio of activities to accelerate the global transformation of mobility, respond to the growing need for advanced materials, and contribute to the pursuit of a global circular economy.

We RISE today to transform tomorrow. 

Between now and 2030, our ambition is to be a true transformation partner for our customers, guiding them on their journey towards sustainability and circularity.

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Metal of the month


Did you know that manganese received its name from the Greek region of Magnesia? It is not found as a free element in nature, but it is often extracted in combination with minerals like iron. Although you may think that manganese is a pretty rare metal, it is very common in our daily life. We can find it in our stainless steel watches and in batteries powering our devices, but also in the human body. On average, the human body contains about twelve grams of manganese, mostly found in our bones.
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