Our Commitments

About Vale

Our Commitments

Vale is committed to becoming one of the safest and most reliable mining companies in the world, always acting with due regard to its basic principle:
life matters most. To achieve this, it is also committed to becoming a sustainable operator, a driver of local development and global sustainability.

Strategic Pillars

Vale's strategic pillars are suitable for the reality of the mining industry and support our mission of
“transforming natural resources into
prosperity and sustainable development”.

Discipline in Capital Allocation

Discipline in Capital Allocation

To keep focus on value creation and safety of assets, investing in the sustainability of production and in the protection/increase of margins.

New pact with Society

New pact with Society

To positively impact society, going beyond taxes, social projects and reparation in Brumadinho, becoming a development enabler in the areas we operate and fostering a safer and more sustainable Brazilian mining industry.

Maximize flight to quality in Iron Ore

Maximize flight to quality in Iron Ore

To leverage our strengths in Vale’s world-class reserves, assets and logistics to maximize the value in our premium portfolio of products.

Base Metals Transformation

Base Metals Transformation

To keep on track with the transformation of the Base Metals business unit, applying best practices throughout all its operations.

Safety and Operational excellence

Safety and Operational excellence

To transform the way we operate in regards to three interconnected themes: safety and risk management, assets management, and organization, processes and culture (VPS).

Discipline in Capital Allocation

To keep focus on value creation and safety of assets, investing in the sustainability of production and in the protection/increase of margins.

New pact with Society

To positively impact society, going beyond taxes, social projects and reparation in Brumadinho, becoming a development enabler in the areas we operate and fostering a safer and more sustainable Brazilian mining industry.

Maximize flight to quality in Iron Ore

To leverage our strengths in Vale’s world-class reserves, assets and logistics to maximize the value in our premium portfolio of products.

Base Metals Transformation

To keep on track with the transformation of the Base Metals business unit, applying best practices throughout all its operations.

Safety and Operational excellence

To transform the way we operate in regards to three interconnected themes: safety and risk management, assets management, and organization, processes and culture (VPS).

Our Commitments

People

Put the safety of people and the environment at the core of our business decisions, acting with respect, care and integrity. Build a positive social, economic and environmental legacy in areas where we operate.

Safety

Make Vale one of the safest and most reliable mining companies in the world.

Reparation

Fully repair Brumadinho, taking a leading role in restoring the dignity of affected families and communities.

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