Institutional Partnership

We are partners with international and regional organizations, participating in discussions about Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

Get to know some of the main entities and associations in which Vale participates. Many abbreviations refer to Portuguese acronyms. 

  •  ABEC BRASIL (Brazilian Association of Scientific Editors), via ITV 
  •  Brazilian Society of Sciences (ABC) 
  •  Citizenship Action (Ação da Cidadania) 
  •  American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil (AMCHAM RJ) 
  •  Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), via the Vale Fund 
  •  Brazilian Metallurgy, Materials and Mining Association (ABM) 
  •  Central Japan-Brazilian Association in Japan (ACNB) 
  •  Brazilian Foreign Trade Association (AEB) 
  •  Brazilian Association of Port Terminals (ATP) 
  •  National Association of Rail Carriers (ANTF) 
  •  Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce 
  •  Business at OECD (BIAC) 
  •  Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) 
  •  Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCBJ) 
  •  France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce 
  •  CNRT Nickel and its Environment (Centre National de Recherche Technologique Nickel et Son Environnement /CNRT Nickel) 
  •  Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) 
  •  Reference Centre for Integral Education, via the Vale Foundation 
  •  Childhood Brasil 
  •  Brazil Climate Coalition Forests and Agricultures 
  •  Covid Radar Collective 
  •  Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) 
  •  Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI) 
  •  Brazilian Corporate Volunteer Council 
  •  China-Brazil Business Council (CEBC) 
  •  Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) 
  • Brazil-Japan Business Council (CEBJ) 
  •  BRICS Business Council (CEBRICS) 
  •  European Association of Metals (Eurometaux) 
  •  Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) 
  •  Industry Federation of the State of Minas Gerais (FIEMG) 
  •  Industry Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN) 
  •  National Forum of Pro-rectors for Research and Postgraduation (FOPROP), via ITV 
  •  Foundation for Foreign Trade Studies Centre (Fundação Centro de Estudos do 
  • Comércio Exterior / Funcex) 
  •  Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI) 
  •  Group of Corporate Institutes and Foundations (GIFE), via the Vale Foundation 
  •  Institute for the National Pact to Eradicate Slave Labour (InPACTO) 
  •  Instituto Acende Brasil 
  •  Brazilian Mining Institute (IBRAM) 
  •  International Council of Museums Brazil (ICOM) 
  •  International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) 
  •  Latimpacto – Latin American Venture Philanthropy Network, via the Vale Fund 
  •  Mining Hub 
  •  National Pact for Early Childhood, via the Vale Foundation 
  •  Partnership Platform for the Amazon (PPA) 
  •  National Education and Research Network (RNP), via ITV 
  •  Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) 
  •  Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) 
  •  Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) 
  •  The Cobalt Development Institute 
  •  The Indonesian Mining Association (IMA) 
  •  The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) 
  •  The Nickel Institute 
  •  All for Education, via the Vale Foundation 
  •  Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights 
  •  Wise Group 
  •  Women in Mining Brazil 
  •  Women in Mining and Resources Singapore (WIMAR SG) 
  •  World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) 
  •  World Economic Forum (WEF)

As established by Vale's Bylaws, the company and its controlled companies in Brazil or abroad are prohibited from making, directly or indirectly through third parties, any contribution to political movements, including those organized as parties, and to their representatives or candidates. 

Through sectoral organizations, Vale collaborates with the development of public policies of interest to society and supports various initiatives within the entities and associations in which we participate. 

Type of contribution (USD)

FY 2019

FY 2020
FY 2021 
FY 2022 
Lobbying, interest representation or similar 
Local, regional or national political campaigns / organizations / candidates 
Trade associations or tax-exempt groups (e.g. think tanks) 
Other (e.g. spending related to ballot measures or referendums) 
Total contributions and other spending 


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