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Umicore introduces new generation Li-ion battery recycling technologies and announces award with ACC
Umicore announces today the signing of an agreement with Automotive Cells Company (ACC) on battery recycling services for the needs of ACC pilot plant in Nersac, France.
Umicore signs inaugural € 500 million sustainability-linked loan
Umicore has signed a € 500 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL), tying for the first time the Group’s funding costs to its sustainability performance and successfully refinancing its existing € 300 million syndicated credit facility.
Our contribution to the fight against Cancer
As the world marks World Cancer Day, Umicore discusses how its Precious Metals Chemistry business is using its expertise to support the oncology sector with innovative anti-cancer drugs and pharmaceuticals.
Umicore signs renewable electricity PPAs with ENGIE and Axpo to power two of its largest sites worldwide
Umicore has signed two separate long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs), with ENGIE and Axpo to source renewable electricity from offshore and onshore wind turbines in Belgium. These agreements will cover more than half of the electricity demand…
Advanced Notice Full Year Results 2021
Umicore will publish its results for the full year 2021 on February 16th, 2022 at 07:30 AM CET.
Umicore Electroplating and Umicore Thin Film Products are now Metal Deposition Solutions
We have decided to combine the expertise of the established Electroplating (EP) and Thin Film Products (TFP) business units under the Metal Deposition Solutions (MDS) business unit. Under this name, we will in future develop and market products for…
Education and sustainability with UNICEF
In the last decade we’ve proudly supported different projects around the globe. It is not about us, but about the people and the communities where we operate. For any donation at Umicore, people are at our heart and our focus goes to education and…
Why has Umicore committed to SBTi?
Last June, we unveiled Umicore’s “Let’s go for zero” strategy, our bold sustainability ambitions committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035. There is no question that our carbon ambition should be translated into science-based targets and we…
Students and Umicore join forces to help a charity
The European Hackathon Youth4Youth brings together employees and students to respond to a strategic challenge from an NGO. Last week, five Umicore young talents took part in this online solidarity event mobilizing over 150 young talents and more…
Umicore and Volkswagen AG to create European EV battery materials Joint Venture
Umicore and Volkswagen AG plan to establish a joint venture to build up precursor and cathode material production capacities in Europe to supply Volkswagen AG’s European battery cell production, making a considerable contribution to the region’s…
Amended conditions of Umicore's environmental permit in Hoboken remain in force
Umicore notes the decision by Flemish Minister of Environment, Zuhal Demir, in which she confirms the recently amended conditions in the environmental permit for its recycling site in Hoboken, Belgium.
Blood lead values around Umicore site in Hoboken dropped further
Today the Provincial Institute of Hygiene (PIH) announced the results of the autumn campaign measuring the lead levels in the blood of children aged 1 to 12 in the vicinity of Umicore’s site in Hoboken. The average lead levels of the children in…