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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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14 September 2010
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Author: Mario Osava, Inter Press Service (IPS)

[S]e abre un nuevo mundo a pequeños agricultores pobres de Brasil...[L]a palma africana, "da más futuro", arguye [la campesina Violeta dos Reis]...[S]u marido...compró...10 hectáreas sembradas de palmeras en un proyecto de agricultura familiar...

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5 October 2010
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina (OCMAL)

El defensor del Pueblo de la Nación, Anselmo Sella, le dio la razón a la Alihuén, que había denunciado el riesgo de contaminación por el proyecto Potasio Río Colorado [parte de Vale]...que podría afectar a los habitantes ribereños de La Pampa, Neuquén...

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11 October 2010

Intl. Council on Mining and Metals releases "Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining"

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13 October 2010

Accident puts the focus on safety

Author: William MacNamara, Financial Times

The threat of poisonous gas leakages, explosions and collapsing shafts has lessened in recent decades as the industry, led by multinational companies, has improved safety. For that reason some mining industry professionals...have queried how a Chilean...

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15 October 2010

[PDF] Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining

Author: Intl. Council on Mining and Metals

This Guide represents a key milestone on a journey that began for ICMM in 2004, when we started working to support more constructive relationships between Indigenous Peoples and mining companies...based on respect, meaningful engagement and mutual...

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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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23 February 2011

Special Report: In Africa, can Brazil be the anti-China?

Author: David Lewis, Reuters

At building sites from Angola to Zambia, teams of Chinese workers often do the work instead of Africans. Where locals are employed, their rough treatment by Chinese managers has stirred bitterness...That growing resentment is one reason why Brazilian...

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25 February 2011
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Author: Fabiana Frayssinet, IPS

El legislador [Marcelo Freixo] fue uno de los manifestantes que protestaron contra las emisiones de [partículas de arrabio]…frente a la sede de la Secretaria de Medio Ambiente (SMA)...La lluvia metálica solo es uno de los efectos contaminantes de la...

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28 February 2011
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Author: Guineenews

Tous les observateurs avaient froncé les sourcils sur le fait que Jean Marie Doré et la Guinée puissent se faire avoir aussi facilement par un spéculateur aux moyens limités [BSGR (BSG Resources, filiale de Beny Steinmetz Group)] qui se tape autant de...

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1 May 2011
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Author: Federação International dos Direitos Humanos

O presente informe está enfocado na descrição e análise dos impactos e danos existentes e ocasionados pelas atividades da cadeia minerosiderúrgica no município de Açailândia,...Brasil, em particular aos habitantes do bairro Piquiá de Baixo e do...

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