Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now Vale)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Brazil

Companhia Vale do Rio Doce website

Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) changed its name to Vale in Nov 2007.  For items about CVRD after that date, see our website section on Vale.

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17 April 2012
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Author: Joao Pedro Stedile, ALAI

El 17 de abril de 1996…tropas de la policía militar…financiadas por la empresa Valle Do Río Doce [ahora Vale]…atacaron una marcha pacífica de más de mil familias de los sin tierra que salieron de Eldorado de Carajás con rumbo a Belén…[con el]...

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10 August 2011

[PDF] Environmental Defender Law Center letter to Vale and Novelis on Candonga/Risoleta Neves Hydroelectric Dam [Brazil]

Author: Environmental Defenders Law Center, EDLC [USA]

The Environmental Defender Law Center (EDLC)…[wrote to the Presidents of Vale, Novelis] on behalf of those affected by the Candonga/Risoleta Neves hydropower dam to draw the attention of both Vale and Novelis do Brasil to the need of developing and...

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29 January 2011

UN Secretary-General Launches New Platform for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Author: UN Global Compact

Underscoring the role of business in addressing global threats - from climate change to widespread poverty or humanitarian emergencies - a group of chief executives joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Davos/Switzerland today for the launch of...

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12 February 2010

Coalition of investors say 86 companies participating in UN Global Compact are failing to meet requirements on environmental, social, governance reporting

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12 February 2010

[PDF] Investors step up pressure on corporate responsibility reporting

Author: UN Principles for Responsible Investment

A coalition of global investors from 13 countries, managing over US$2.1 trillion of assets, today added its voice to the increasing calls for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities. The...

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5 September 2007
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Author: La República [Perú]

El tono impositivo de una carta de la empresa Miski Mayo...y dirigida al Secretario de Coordinación de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros, Juan Manuel Figueroa Quintana, decidió a los pobladores de las provincias de Cajabamba y San Marcos a...

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27 August 2007

Slave labor persists in Amazon charcoal works: ICC [Brazil]

Author: Reuters

Around 12 percent of Brazil's Amazon charcoal works still uses slave labor despite a major crackdown since 2004, the regional industry watchdog, Citizens' Coal Institute (ICC), said. Charcoal from the region's works is supplied to local producers of...

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22 August 2007

Guatemala: Recuperating the Land that Belongs to Us

Author: Sandra Cuffe, Rights Action

The indigenous Q’eqchi’ community of Barrio Revolucion was among the six groups evicted during three rounds of forced evictions in November 2006 and January 2007...mining company Skye Resources, which acquired the controversial property rights granted...

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17 August 2007
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Author: RPP [Perú]

La compañía minera brasileña Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) y su subsidiaria peruana Miski Mayo se solidarizan con las víctimas del sismo ocurrido en el país durante la noche del 15 de agosto...Miski Mayo está enviando a la región afectada camiones...

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10 August 2007
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Author: Ángela Quino - Radio Marañón [Perú]

Desde la madrugada, unos dos mil comuneros del centro poblado de Campo Alegre, en la provincia de San Marcos, permanecen apostados en las inmediaciones del Cerro Mogol para demandar el retiro de la minera Miski Mayo [parte de CVRD]. Los campesinos.....

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