Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Vale informs that workers whose functions are eligible for home
office in Mozambique are working remotely since Thursday (March 19). It is recommended that only the minimum
number of professionals should work in administrative areas to maintain essential services.
The company points out that this is a protective measure to ensure the safety of workers and society in general,
reducing the number of people in the same environment, in addition to exposure to public environments.
Some of the company's offices worldwide have already implemented home office – such as Brazil, China, Japan,
Singapore, and Switzerland. Each region has implemented a specific remote work plan according to the local
International and domestic non-essential travels are still suspended, and the same guidance applies to events and
visits to operations. A specific Preparation and Response Plan for COVID-19 was also developed. The actions
due to the pandemic are managed by the regional and executive committees created especially to ensure the safety of
Since the end of January, Vale Global has been taking all the measures required to support the prevention against
COVID-19 in its workplaces. Globally, the company complies with the health and safety protocols established
by the authorities and agencies of each country, as well as the actions defined by the internal pandemic preparation
and response plan, and closely monitors the evolution of the situation.
Globally, Vale has almost 110 thousand direct and third-party employees – more than 13 thousand work in