Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Brazil
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.
Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Author: Facing Finance
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Brazil: Samarco agrees to pay $6 billion settlement over dam burst; prosecutors criticise settlement saying it favours the company
Author: Atingidos pela Vale, pescadores, moradores, outros (Brazil)
“Carta manifesto: Justiça para os moradores e pescadores de Santa Cruz e da Baia de Sepetiba”, 1o de fevereiro de 2016...
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Latin America: Several conflicts over mining projects result in deaths, injuries; recommendations for responsible mining
Author: The Economist
"From conflict to co-operation", 6 February 2016...