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Umicore publishes Integrated Annual Report 2022
Umicore published it’s 2022 Integrated Annual Report today, offering a comprehensive and integrated overview of the Group’s economic, financial, environmental, operational, social and value chain performance over the past year.
Notice of ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings
Umicore invites its shareholders to participate in its ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings which will be held on Thursday April 27th, 2023 at 5 PM CEST at the Umicore offices.
Expression of support
In the morning of Saturday, March 11, 2023, a serious accident occurred while a contractor was working near the Water Treatment Plant at our site in Hoboken, Belgium.
Extra lead-in-blood test in preschool children in wider vicinity of Umicore Hoboken confirms lower levels further away from site
The Provincial Institute for Hygiene (PIH) today announced the results of an additional lead-in-blood test it conducted among 291 toddlers in the wider vicinity of Umicore's Hoboken site.
Umicore and PowerCo get official “go” to start joint venture for EU battery materials production
Umicore and PowerCo, the new battery company of the Volkswagen Group, have obtained full regulatory approvals for their joint venture announced in September 2022.
Umicore celebrates World Water Day
As we celebrate World Water Day, it is important to reflect on the vital role that water plays in our lives and the environment. Water is a key resource on, above and below the surface of our planet. Fresh water is continuously available around the…
Umicore accelerates European E-Mobility with Nysa Gigafactory
8In September 2022, Umicore took a landmark step when it inaugurated Europe’s first battery materials gigafactory in Nysa, Poland. The carbon-neutral production facility will supply cathode-active materials to Umicore’s car and battery cell…
Growing our business with Zero Harm to biodiversity
Biodiversity is a component of nature and the environment, where a rich diversity of natural life can be found in a particular ecosystem, biome, or the entire planet. Our Let’s Go for Zero sustainability ambitions include bold targets relating to…
FlexMetal catalyst innovation becomes an industry game-changer
Platinum Group Metals (PGMs), mainly Palladium (Pd) and Rhodium (Rh), play an essential role in reducing the pollutant emissions of internal combustion engines, thereby ensuring they meet ever-stricter emission standards. Over the years, Umicore’s…
Umicore Battery Recycling
As demand for electric vehicles (EVs) grows across the world, volumes of battery production scrap and end-of-life batteries will increase exponentially. With over 15 years of unrivalled expertise in battery recycling at industrial scale, Umicore is…
#EmbraceEquity at Umicore
On International Women’s Day 2023, Umicore is embracing equity. But what is equity and how is it different from equality?
Battery Pass – a lighthouse project laying the foundations for battery value chain transparency
Umicore is a member of a three-year consortium project which aims to set the framework needed for the development of battery passports by 2026. During 2022, Umicore joined a consortium of leaders from industry and science to launch a…