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Vale

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Brazil

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Vale was known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) until Nov 2007.  For items about the company prior to Nov 2007, see our website section on Companhia Vale do Rio Doce.

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31 August 2018

Mozambique: Mining co's allegedly forcing local farmer communities out of Tete Province

Author: Pambazuka News

"The cost of land grabbing in Mozambique's Tete Province"...

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10 July 2018
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3 July 2018
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Novo Termo de Ajustamento de Conduta foi firmado para estabelecer mecanismos de participação de pessoas atingidas pelo desastre do Rio Doce, de novembro de 2015. O novo acordo foi firmado por órgãos da União, dos Estados de Minas Gerais e do Espírito ...

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3 July 2018
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Author: Responsible Mining Foundation

…El Responsible Mining Index (RMI) apoya el principio de que los minerales y metales deberían ser beneficiosos para las economías, mejorar la vida de los pueblos y respetar el medio ambiente de los países productores, además de permitir que las...

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28 June 2018

Brazil: BHP signs deal with govt. to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit; companies currently in talks with govt. to re-open mine

Author: David Chau, ABC (Australia)

"BHP signs deal to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit for two years", 26 June 2018...

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21 May 2018

Oxfam says survey shows companies in extractive sector increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies

A recent survey by Oxfam reveals that companies in the oil, gas and mining sectors are increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies. It urges more companies to adopt full contract disclosure policies, and proactively disclose contracts on...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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25 April 2018

BHP Billiton & Vale lawsuit (re dam collapse in Brazil)

On 5 November 2015, two mining dams operated by Samarco Mineração SA, a joint venture of Vale and BHP Billiton, collapsed in Brazil releasing 50 million cubic meters of toxic iron-ore residue.  The residue destroyed the nearby town of Bento Rodrigues ...

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24 April 2018

Responsible Mining Index 2018: an assessment of company policies and practices

This first index covers 30 companies measured based on 73 indicators applied at company level across various thematic areas (namely: economic development, business conduct, lifecycle management, community wellbeing, working conditions, environmental...

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23 April 2018
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Author: IndustriALL

“Sindicatos presentan queja ante la OCDE contra BHP Billiton y Vale S.A.” -  11 de abril de 2018...

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