Christophe Le Ret and Natalia Agüeros discuss Umicore’s approach to sustainable development in Chemistry World

Sustainable development is not only an environmental goal but a fundamental business goal.
At Umicore, we’ve embedded the triple-line practice of balancing concerns of profit, people and planet into our strategic approach.

Since their launch in 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have provided the world with a roadmap towards a better and brighter future by addressing the challenges of poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for all.

In Chemistry World's digital supplement, Up to the Challenge, Umicore's Global Marketing Director, Christophe Le Ret, and ESG Director, Natalia Agüeros, showcased how the Precious Metals Chemistry (PMC) team uses the SDGs within our business approach to serve both our customers and the world at large. 

In particular, their article details how Umicore PMC’s leading homogeneous catalysis tools, alkene metathesis and YPhos ligands, are helping to meet both goals 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) and 9 (Building Resilient Infrastructure).

Read the full article here.