VMZINC and sustainable building

Sustainable building VMZINC and Umicore: shared values and objectives

The leading entreprise in its sector, seeking excellence in every aspect of its business, VMZINC identifies with the Umicore Group values of responsibility, performance and progress. For 10 years, the company has been closely involved in Umicore initiatives in order to give its operations a sustainable development framework.

 

Environmental responsibility: a priority since 2000

In 2000, Umicore set five-year objectives to optimize its environmental performance, mobilizing major resources. This action continued over the 2006-2010 period with key objectives:

  • Control of site emissions into the air and water;
  • Diagnosis of risks resulting from past activities and launch of clean-up operations;
  • Implementation of energy efficiency plans on all sites;
  • etc.

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