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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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12 June 2019

Brazil: Following pressure, Vale withdraws from the UN Global Compact, because of Rio Doce and Brumadinho dam disasters, says civil society

On 28 May 2019, the mining company Vale withdrew from the UN Global Compact (largest network for corporate social responsibility in the world) after pressure from civil society from across the world. In February 2019, an international group of organis...

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11 June 2019
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Author: Reuters

“Minera brasileña Vale invertirá 1.900 mln dlr para cerrar nueve represas: documento”, 8 de junio de 2019...

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  • Related companies: Vale
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6 June 2019

Brazil: Australian mining companies profit from the collapse of the Brazilian iron ore industry following the Brumadinho disaster

Author: Merco Press

“Brazil's iron ore industry misery, a boom for Australian big miners”, 29th May 2019...

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3 June 2019
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3 June 2019
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Author: Daniel Camargos, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Presidente da Fundação Renova é denunciado pelo Ministério Público por comércio ilegal de madeira na Amazônia-Roberto Waack, diretor-presidente da Fundação Renova, organização responsável por reparar os danos do rompimento da barragem da Samarco em...

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3 June 2019

Latin America: Report deepens understanding of socio-environmental conflicts caused by mining in the region

Author: Latin American Conflict Observatory (OCMAL)

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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3 June 2019
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27 May 2019
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Author: BBC

“Barão de Cocais, el pueblo de Brasil que puede ser destruido por el colapso de una represa”, 24 de mayo de 2019...

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  • Related companies: Vale
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20 May 2019
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Author: G1 Minas (Brazil)

“Estrutura está se movimentando cerca de quatro centímetros por dia. Moradores da cidade fizeram um simulado de emergência neste sábado”, 19 de maio de 2019 ...

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18 May 2019
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Author: Marco Weissheimer, Sul21 (Brazil)

“Nazaré, Brumadinho, Moçambique: a luta contra projetos que esvaziam territórios e expulsam populações”, 18 de maio de 2019...

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