Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability

One of Vale's' strategic pillars is to incorporate sustainability into its business by building economic, social and environmental legacies and mitigating the impacts os its operations.

Therefore, we seek to build strong and lasting relationship with our stakeholders, invest in mitigating the effects of our activities, work with high ethical standards, have transparent management and actively contribute to advances related to the environment, biodiversity and sustainable development.

To learn more about our initiatives, select the topic of interest below.

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Integrated Report 2021

In our second Integrated Report, we share learnings, challenges and advances. We use indicators, management approaches and accountability on relevant environmental, social and governance topics, according to our materiality matrix, which we built together, with 1,192 internal and external stakeholders.

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Biodiversity

Preserving biodiversity is important to our business, to people and to the planet. Therefore, we have developed initiatives aimed at research and the continuous improvement of the environmental performance of our activities. Want to know more about our work?

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Services for the Community

Get to know the actions, spaces and projects that Vale maintains in different states that contribute to the socio-cultural valorization, to the local economic development and also to the preservation of the environment.

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Sponsorships

Vale sponsors projects ranging from music education, heritage preservation and traditional festivities to scientific research, technical events and environmental preservation. Want to learn more about our sponsorship lines and our registration prerequisites?

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Innovation

Vale seeks to incorporate innovation into its processes and operations to ensure growth and competitiveness in the domestic and international markets. Today this is done through artificial intelligence, advanced computational analysis, and collaborative work.

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The Amazon

Vale has been in the Amazon for more than 30 years helping ICMBio protect approximately 800,000 hectares of forest, an area equivalent to five cities of São Paulo. The area is five times the size of São Paulo’s capital city and represents a total of 490 million tons of carbon equivalent.

Check out our initiatives for the conservation and enhancement of the Amazon.

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Vale Foundation

The Vale Foundation has a major purpose in social development. Present in Espírito Santo, Maranhão, Minas Gerais, Pará and Rio de Janeiro, the Vale Foundation seeks to strengthen public policies and contribute to the promotion of structural social transformations in the territories in which Vale operates. In a collaborative way, it develops and supports initiatives that seek to improve the population's access to their essential rights, contributing to the integral development of the human being and to the construction of a more just society.



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