Today, people are constantly on the move: to meet friends and relatives, to grow their business, to enjoy all aspects of life. Tomorrow, they will be even more mobile and more demanding. This constant drive calls for a trusted source of energy. Our goal is to offer people the possibility to experience life, as they desire, wherever, whenever.
Therefore, Umicore Rechargeable Battery Materials provides its customers with the best cathode active material, opening up new possibilities, while – at the same time – guaranteeing ultimate peace of mind. We combine a strong customer focus with the reliability of our product and supply. We do business in a responsible and global way.
High energy cathode materials production in China
We have a profound feeling of responsibility towards society today and to the next generations. In our view, companies need to understand that their decisions impact the world and to act accordingly. We care for life, for the world today and tomorrow. We contribute to a green, human planet where future generations can live a happy, carefree life. Consequently, Umicore offers an environmentally responsible and commercially attractive recycling solution for the products we put on the market. Our unique Closed Loop illustrates our passion and commitment to the environment.
We integrate all participants around the battery lifecycle. You can rely on the expertise of the entire
Our approach to sustainable development derives in the first instance from our vision, values and organizational principles as stated in The Umicore Way.
Umicore has chosen to position its materials and services as a response to four identified key megatrends: resource scarcity, increasingly stringent emission control, the drive for renewable energy and the electrification of the automobile.
In order to achieve our goals we have set specific performance and impact related objectives. For eco-efficiency, these goals comprise: reduction of carbon footprint, emission reduction, and product sustainability.
Our Sustainable Procurement Charter outlines Umicore's commitment to its suppliers in terms of conduct and practices. In return it requests that suppliers adhere to specific standards concerning environmental stewardship, labor practices and human rights, business integrity and supply chain engagement.