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Umicore’s sustainable cobalt procurement externally validated for the 6th year in a row
Umicore obtained, for the sixth year in a row, third-party assurance from PwC that its cobalt purchases are carried out in line with the conditions set out in its Sustainable Procurement Framework for Cobalt. The various sustainability aspects of…
Umicore Automotive Catalysts Poland – a local partner for school education
At Umicore Automotive Catalysts Poland, we believe in the power of education. That is why we support youngest members of our community, from Primary School No. 7 in Nowa Ruda and Complex of Technical Schools No. 1 in Kłodzko. On what activities do…
Umicore publishes Integrated Annual Report 2020
The 2020 report marks Umicore’s first report in its transition to “digital first” communication: the entirety of the report will be browsable online in all three languages of publication (Dutch, English and French) at , where stories behind the key…
Notice of ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings
Umicore invites its shareholders to participate in the ordinary and special shareholders’ meetings which will be held on Thursday 29 April 2021 at 17:00 CET at the registered office of Umicore, Broekstraat 31 rue du Marais, Brussels.
Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.
In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has recently notified Umicore that it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% for the total of direct voting rights + equivalent financial…
Disposal of own shares
Article 8:6 of the Royal Decree of 29 April 2019, which implements the new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations as of 01/01/2020, stipulates that any disposal of own shares has to be made public.
New business incubator as part of umicore’s innovation strategy
Umicore’s innovation strategy targets robust business growth for years to come. To further leverage and expand its innovation capabilities, Umicore created a new unit called New Business Incubator (NBI). Built on a startup-based operating…
Umicore innovates with virtual trade show
Every year, Umicore participates in more than 60 trade shows where we meet and talk face-to face with our customers and potential customers. Due to COVID-19, almost all trade shows were postponed, cancelled or replaced by virtual events.
Acquisition of own shares
On the basis of Article 207 of the Royal Decree of 30 January 2001, as amended on 22 December 2016, implementing the Belgian Companies Code, Umicore announces the following share buy-back transactions on the regulated market Euronext Brussels.
An Steegen and Géraldine Nolens #choosetochallenge
Our Management Board members, An Steegen and Geraldine Nolens #choosetochallenge the archaic believes that still stand today.
Umicore fuel cell catalysts
Around the world, the way energy is managed is changing, moving away from fossil fuels and towards more sustainable energy solutions, including for cleaner mobility. Umicore provides clean-tech solutions for all vehicle types including cathode…
Pioneering the sourcing and recycling of sustainable germanium
Sustainability stands as one of Umicore’s foundational pillars. As an international firm specialising in producing, refining and recycling vital advanced materials, we continuously strive to transform sustainability into a competitive advantage. On…