Update purchase of homes Moretusburg
Last year Umicore launched an offer to purchase houses under certain conditions, with the aim of creating a green zone that will improve the quality of life in the neighbourhood. We would like to inform you of the current state of affairs.
Umicore, Githo Nijlen and Thomas More prepare young people for STEM in their future
How can the business world help schools awaken young people’s enthusiasm for STEM fields and professions? This question has been preoccupying us at Umicore for some time. After a few previous projects, in which we inspired and informed young people…
Meet our Umicore #STEMhelden
"Working together for a sustainable future" is not an empty saying at Umicore but a goal we work hard for every day. To achieve this goal, we need colleagues who perform a so- called STEMjob dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, and…
Ready for a challenge? Here is Umicore’s challenge for Da's Geniaal
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) aren’t just for Albert Einstein or Marie Curie! They are more fun and accessible than you might think, but not everyone feels that way, especially young people.
Cultivating young talent
Dual learning is an opportunity for students to acquire professional experience in a real work environment during their studies. As part of our contribution to the well-being of the communities in which we operate Umicore is focusing, in this…
Umicore on air: The radio station that connects people in Olen
On Thursday 28 January we kicked off the new year at Umicore Olen with Umicore on air, a radio show for and from our employees. A heart-warming initiative where we brought everyone closer together 'at a safe distance'.
16th time in a row! Why we are so proud to display the Top Employer logo
Top Employer is a quality mark awarded by the independent Top Employer Institute every year. As a worldwide authority in recognizing HR policy, they validate, certify and acknowledge best employers, and top employers. Umicore has been awarded as a…
Improving gender diversity in senior management
The bottom-up initiative ‘Focus on Women’ was started by six female managers. Combined with our Coaching Circles – coaching, training, mentoring, and networking for female leadership – it seeks to increase awareness about the huge pool of female…
Umicore supports “Da’s Geniaal” to bring young people closer to STEM
The next generation of innovators will play an important role for a technology oriented company like Umicore. Stimulating scientific interest and challenging young people to think about innovation are important links in building a sustainable…
In November, our colleague from the Cobalt & Specialty Materials site in Bruges, Jens Le Comte, won the Prebes Award for his thesis to obtain his degree for "Prevention Advisor Level 3".