Sustainable Development

To us, sustainable development means capturing the numerous opportunities for growth that exist while recognizing the planet physical limits. We believe that, to this end, companies and society need to work together, sharing value.

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In 2012, Vale moved forward in its aim of deploying the sustainable development agenda in all stages of its operations, from strategy to business practice.

For the sixth consecutive year, we have published our Sustainability Report in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The document also complies with the principles of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) and the United Nations Global Compact.

Check out the highlights of our report

2012 Sustainability Report