Janssen and TotalEnergies commit to ToekomstATELIERdelAvenir (TADA)

The ToekomstATELIERdelAvenir in Brussels, or TADA, is an initiative to guide socially vulnerable young people towards a promising future. Every year at TADA, hundreds of teenagers from deprived neighbourhoods are taught on Saturdays by enthusiastic professionals who give an insight into their daily practice. Johnson & Johnson Benelux, the parent company of Janssen Pharmaceutica, and TotalEnergies are also involved.  […]

Diversity, equality, and inclusion on the agenda at Solvay

The Solvay Chemical Group is implementing the “Solvay One Dignity” programme, which aims to change the culture of the organisation in terms of diversity, equality, and inclusion. The programme aims to eliminate all forms of discrimination and cultivate an inclusive and diverse environment that promotes equal opportunities for employees of all backgrounds, ages, genders, nationalities, […]

Attracting talent through sector-specific job fairs

essenscia organises sector-specific  Jobdays in Wallonia and We Are Chemistry  in Flanders, which aim to attract more technical and scientific talents to the chemical, plastics and life sciences industry, and thereby help companies fill their vacancies.   The “Chemistry, Plastics, Pharma & Biotech Jobdays” are organised by essenscia wallonie in collaboration with Forem and Actiris and supported by partners such as the business parks of Liège and […]

Takeda Lessines saves 600 million litres of water per year

In March 2021, the pharmaceutical company Takeda inaugurated a new wastewater recycling facility in Lessines.  This investment will result in a 90% reduction in the consumption of drinking water at the site. This represents 600,000 cubic metres of water per year, equal to the average amount of drinking water consumed by almost 18,000 people.  After treatment, the […]