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Annual report 2017

Annual report 2017

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Our business

As a materials technology and recycling group, we develop products and processes that are essential to address key societal challenges such as the need for cleaner mobility and the growing scarcity of raw materials. Our drive to be a leader in sustainability is not just about minimizing the impact of our industrial operations. Our aim is to have a positive impact on society at large.

Global trends

Our business model and Horizon 2020 strategy are focused on making a difference in the world’s most pressing issues. 

Global trends

Umicore at a glance

We are a global group focused on materials technology and recycling. Our work helps improve air quality, make electrified transport possible and tackle resource scarcity. 

View our global presence and activities' key figures and achievements.

Umicore at a glance

Business model

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.

Business model