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
Residents protest against Vale Indonesia for environmental & livelihood impacts of oil spill; company says it is open to discussion
Author: Tempo.co (Indonesia)
“PT Vale Indonesia Receives Protests Over Ocean Contamination”, 10 August 2014...
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FIDH Briefing Paper on business & human rights "Enhancing Standards and Ensuring Redress" (Mar 2014) - with company responses & non-responses
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Ahava, Groupe Forrest Intl, Vale to respond. Groupe Forrest & Vale responses provided. Ahava did not respond] In March 2014, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) issued a...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Vale
- Country: Brazil
…The Carajás railroad…was created to export minerals…the Carajás corridor…is…the main source of the victims of modern slavery…in stock raising and charcoal making…The…Railroad and…Vale, that has the concession, will have a new opportunity to aid local...
Author: Mario Osava, Tierramérica e Inter Press Service
…[El] polvo de carbón vegetal sobrante de…la obtención de acero…ha hecho…de Piquiá de Baixo…un caso trágico de contaminación industrial…[pues] quedó cercado por cinco plantas de arrabio, los rieles y los grandes almacenes mineros…[El] carbón vegetal.....
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Author: Keith Slack, Thomas Reuters Foundation
...[It is time] once again...for Mining Indaba, the largest annual global mining industry conference. There will be a lot of networking...but probably not much discussion of the tougher issues facing African countries as they try to use...mineral...
Author: Isabel Munilla, Oxfam America (USA)
The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group [composed of Mining Association of Canada, Producers and Developers Association of Canada...Publish What You Pay Canada and...Revenue Watch Institute, published its recommendations] on mandatory payment...