Thierry Breton (EU Commissioner for Internal Trade) visits Aurubis Olen
Olen | Friday, April 22, 2022
During the visit, Commissioner Breton discussed with the companies’ management challenges related to raw materials in the new geopolitical era: securing the metals needs of Europe’s accelerated energy transition; enabling new EU investment into improving Europe’s metals self-sufficiency; and positioning the EU as a sustainability and innovation leader in metals supply for clean energy.
"Our metals are crucial for the energy transition. It is our ambition to become a partner and to help reach the EU Green Deal goals by 2050." (Heiko Arnold, COO Aurubis Group)
- After the visit, Thierry Breton (European Commissioner for Internal Market), Heiko Arnold (COO Aurubis) and Mathias Miedreich (CEO Umicore) provided some brief press statements. You can watch the recording here.