Initiatives

Vale Foundation

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Far beyond excellence in mining activity, Vale seeks to leave a positive legacy for future generations.

Vale Foundation is a partner of the company in its mission to “transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development”.

With 50 years of existence, Vale Foundation seeks to leave a positive legacy in our territories, leveraging the opportunities provided by the economic growth generated by mining activities and enable corporate social investment.

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We work on seven fronts

Vale Foundation carries out voluntary social projects in the areas of health, education, job and income generation, besides culture, sports and social protection, according to local demands and in partnership with recognized institutions that are experienced in these themes.

We are present in the major regions where Vale operates in Brazil

Some of our major projects

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Key achievements in 2015

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Get to know the 2015 Sustainability Report and find out more about our environmental initiatives.

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Across the world

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In Vale units outside Brazil, International Vale Foundations are created, always respecting the particularities and culture of each region. From Vale Foundation methodology, we have already been implemented Foundations in Mozambique, Oman and New Caledonia.