Annual Report 2016
Our story is built around ‘Elements for success’. Download our Annual report PDF below or scroll down to find out how this underpins everything we do at Umicore.
Elements for success
At Umicore, our joined-up business proposition drives shared value for all of our stakeholders.
We have set ourselves some challenging strategic targets for 2020. And we are making clear progress.Read more
€2.7bn of revenues
€351m of recurring EBIT
Value chain and society
62% of revenues from clean mobility and recycling
7% improvement in energy effiency vs 2015 benchmark
Great place to work
59 lost time accidents
4.1% of voluntary leavers
CEO and Chairman’s review
Umicore CEO Marc Grynberg and chairman Thomas Leysen look back on 2016, the accomplishments towards Horizon 2020, and take a look at Umicore's future.Read more
This is underpinned by a strong growth path, driven by global trends, and a sustainable approach.
We want to make a difference so our business model and Horizon 2020 strategy are focused on some of the world's most pressing issues.Read more
At the heart of our approach is our unique closed-loop business model which, combined with our know how, gives us a clear competitive edge.
Creating a competitive advantage
We believe the circular use of resources is essential for sustainable growth. Our business model centres on a shift away from a linear 'take, make, waste' economy.Read more
Delivering all this are our people, who bring the expertise and focus to address customer needs.
We are focused on creating benefits for everyone. Discover how through our case studies.
Collaborating on new metal recovery processes
Recent collaboration between Umicore and Prysmian Group has led to innovative recovery processes that reduce waste and lower the consumption of germanium, a scarce resource.
Expanding to meet the clean mobility challenge
One of Umicore’s Horizon 2020 goals is to be a leader in clean mobility materials. This means keeping up with the rapid adoption of electrified vehicles (EVs). There are 2 million EVs on the road today. This number is expected to increase exponentially in the coming years.
Pushing for progress on safety
Umicore’s Rechargeable Battery Materials business unit has transformed its approach to safety. Its impressive results are serving as an excellent example throughout Umicore.
It’s our ability to combine these elements that has defined our success to date and will continue to drive our success in the future.