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, […]

New SIRA course speeds up process operator training of young job-seekers

The demand for well-trained staff remains high in the chemical sector. In order to help in this area, the Antwerp non-profit organisation SIRA has organised extra training opportunities for less well qualified young job-seekers. With the new, compact training course, they can acquire all the knowledge and skills they need to work as process operators […]

Chemical companies focusing on greater diversity

Over 50 CEOs from both small and large companies in the Antwerp-Waasland region have committed to greater diversity on the work floor. To this end, they have signed a charter from VOKA – the Chamber of Commerce for Antwerp-Waasland. Many companies from the chemical sector are also supporting the initiative. Diversity is currently high on […]