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Sustainability Report 2009 Sustainability Report Vale 2009 Summary Profile message from the Board of Directors message from the CEO Vale Executive Officers Introduction and reporting process Sustainability strategy Sustainable Operator Business performance Corporate governance Human resources Health and safety Environment Local Sustainable Development Catalyst Local development Value chain Global Sustainability agent Climate change Biodiversity Human rights report scope (boundary) External assurance GrI application level Correlation between Vale practices, the Global Compact and the ICmm GrI summary and correlation with Global Compact and ICmm 2 4 6 8 9 11 14 16 20 32 46 52 70 72 88 94 96 104 114 119 121 124 125 126 1 pRofile Message fRoM the boaRd of diRectoRs Message fRoM the ceo Vale executiVe officeRs RepoRting pRocess sustainability stRategy Profile We are global advocates of ethical practices in business, respect for the environment, and the quality of life in the regions where we operate. We strive to contribute to building a positive legacy for future generations aMeRicas 1. Brazil – Vale ’s worldwide headquarters 2. Colombia 3. Chile 4. Argentina 5. Peru 6. Paraguay 7. Canada 8. United States 9. Barbados euRope 13 25 10 12 23 8 27 26 7 11 We are a global company that operates in the mining sector. We search for, produce and market an extensive portfolio of products, including iron ore and pellets, nickel, copper, coal, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, potassium, kaolin, manganese, ferroalloys, cobalt, platinum group metals and precious metals. We are also active in logistics, energy, steel making and fertilizers, which are strategic sectors for us and which are complementary to our mining business. Our products and services

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