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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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6 March 2019

Australia: Documents allege BHP execs were warned over deadly dam

Author: Lia Timson, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'Profit before people': documents allege BHP execs were warned over deadly dam", 4 March 2019...

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4 March 2019
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Author: OCMAL

“La crisis de Vale impulsa a las mineras a repensar sus represas” – 01 de marzo de 2019...

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4 March 2019
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Author: Joana Zanotto, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

 “Com o fechamento iminente de barragens em Minas Gerais, estado do Norte é um dos destinos prioritários da mineradora”, 21 de fevereiro de 2019...

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4 March 2019
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Author: Spiegel Online

'Bergbaukonzern-Chef bietet Rücktritt an', 3 March 2019...

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1 March 2019

Response by Conectas to UN Global Compact

Author: Conectas

...They have been drafted in collaboration with Nikki Reisch, Legal Director of the Center for Human Rights & Global Justice and Supervising Attorney in the Global Justice Clinic at NYU School of Law. We trust that you will take this...

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24 February 2019
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Author: Con Nuestro (Perú)

“Represas en América Latina: fuente de riqueza y conflicto”, 19 de febrero de 2019...

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Article
21 February 2019

Swedish pension fund cuts Vale from portfolio after Council on Ethics recommended exclusion following dam collapse

Author: Rachel Fixsen and Nick Reeve, Investment & Pensions Europe

Swedish state pension buffer fund AP1 has begun selling SEK407m (€38.6m) worth of equities and bonds of Brazilian mining company Vale, after the AP Funds’ Council on Ethics recommended the exclusion the company from the AP funds’ portfolios....

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Article
20 February 2019

Tailing dam facilities one of most common & high-stake risks to communities & environment

Author: Responsible Mining Foundation

[Tailing dams ramin] inadequately addressed by many mining companies... and present some of the most common and most high-stakes risks to workers, communities and environments in the vicinity of mine sites......

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19 February 2019

Brazil: Prosecutor arrests employees of Vale & German auditing firm for knowingly disguising dam weaknesses

Author: Eduardo Simões & Marta Nogueira, Reuters

"Brazil arrests eight Vale employees in alleged cover-up in dam disaster", 15 Feb 2019...

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19 February 2019
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Author: Claus Hecking, Spiegel Online

'TÜV Süd erklärte Damm für sicher - trotz Bedenken eines Prüfers', 18 Feb 2019...

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