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Vale, formerly known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, is a global company headquartered in Brazil, with a workforce of over 100,000 employees, including outsourced workers. It is principally engaged in the mining of minerals for various applications, including appliances, electronic equipment, cars, computers and construction materials. Mined materials include iron, nickel, coal, aluminum, potassium, copper, manganese, kaolin and steel. The company also engages in energy generation for its operations and transportation & logistics.

Ticker: VALE ISIN: BRVALEACNOR0
Address: Avenida Graca Aranha 26 18º Andar , Brazil , Rio De Janeiro , RJ , 20005-900 Website: Vale
Phone #: 55 21 3814-4477 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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Vale 56 53 53 64 50
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Vale 54% 39% 35% 70% 38%
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Vale 72% 69% 75% 22% 35% 82%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.0269 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 3942.1838 NA
BSI 50 80.8624 88.4717 NA
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Enterprise Value NA 146323.6 NA NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 3380.9812 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 80.8624 89.6275 NA
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Brand Rating 2013 BBB AA+ AAA+ NA
Enterprise Value 2013 0 115819.1235 435750.9811
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Brand Value 2014 10 3380.9812 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
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0. Further Information NA Vale's Businesses: Iron Ore and Pellets Vale has four production and distribution iron ore systems in Brazil: the Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Midwestern systems. The Northern and the Southeastern Systems are fully integrated, consisting of mines, NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Vale is a global company headquartered in Brazil with the mission of transforming natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development. Vale is the second-largest metals and mining company in the world and the largest in the Americas, based on ma NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA RO-1: Reputation(i) Vale’s stock prices could drop if its reputation suffers because of perception of carbon mismanagement. Although Vale has already identified the risk, the potential financial implications are difficult to estimate. Thus, the losses can NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA OR-1: Cap and Trade Schemes(i) The use of CDM credits generated by Vale in developing countries to offset emissions in developed countries (Annex 1) reduces potential future costs with purchase of CDM credits, allowances, etc. Vale’s two registered nitrou NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA OP-1: Induced changes in natural resources(i) Vale understands that some induced changes in natural resources and amenities caused by climate change may be positive for Vale in some regions in which it operates. For the mining sector, the company could be NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA OO1 - Changing consumer behavior(i) Vale believes that it is well positioned to take advantage of the changes in customer and supplier behavior of regarding the carbon intensity of its products. One of the initiatives Vale has begun is using of biodiesel NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA No NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 669700.95 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Vale’s products are very competitive in terms of their carbon footprint and may contribute to emissions reductions for a third party downstream. The production of electricity from renewable sources (self-production and independent contracts) and the use o NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 5 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA 5.1bPlease describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions Introduction:Some countries and the provinces where Vale o NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA NA NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA RR-1: Uncertainty surrounding new regulation(i) The potential financial implications would be due to regulatory costs such as penalties and fines for exceeding emissions limits or not reaching sector GHG emissions targets. For example, the total cost for NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA (i) Vania Somavilla, Executive Director of Human Resources, Health and Safety, Sustainability and Energy and Corporate Affairs is the individual at the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change in the Vale Group. She responds directly to t NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA General Increase NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Increase: Change in output NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 0, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 88 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E C A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA (i) Engagement Process:Vale engages with policy makers either as an individual company or through the following industry associations: ICMM (International Council on Mining and Metals); UN Global Compact LEAD; World Economic Forum; “Empresas pelo Clima,” NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No Yes Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 572533.79 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/50/20050/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/Sustainability_Report_Eng_2010.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 4 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA RP-1: Changes in mean (average) temperature, RP-3/4: Changes in precipitation patterns AND RP-10/11: Sea Level Rise(i) Damages suffered by Vale’s logistics complex in the Northern region of Brazil, which consists of the Carajás railroad and the São Luis P NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA (i) Vale has a global operational risk management policy that establishes the operational risk process assessment and includes evaluating climate change risks. The policy includes the following R&O (Risks and Opportunities) categories: regulatory R&O for NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA (i) Vale revised its mission, vision and values so that they are aligned with its new objectives and strategic guidelines. The result is that sustainability has become one of the main drivers of the company. Vale’s new mission is to transform natural reso NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, but we anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA NA
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7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
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1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) In 2011, 56% of total electricity Vale used in Brazil was generated by hydroelectric projects (hydroelectric power plants and small hydroelectric power) in which Vale has a financial stake. The other 44% came from the national grid and was purchased using NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? The aviation sector will be included in the EU ETS in its third trading period (2013-2020). As a result, even though Vale is considered a “small emitter”, its aviation area will join the EU ETS in its third phase. Therefore, Vale will have to report emiss NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Limited assurance/ISAE3000/https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/50/20050/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/Investor-8.7b-C3-RelevantStatement/63057-CDP verification template 2013_KPMG_Vale_V2_CLIENTE.pdf
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? Yes
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 453406.84
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 453406.84 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Argentina/570.37
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By GHG type NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Iron Ore/3073824.2
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/CO2/14497600.51
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Switzerland
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. USD($)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
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1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA (i) Vania Somavilla, Executive Director of Human Resources, Health and Safety, Sustainability and Energy and Corporate Affairs is the individual at the highest level of direct responsibility for sustainability, including climate change in the Vale Group. NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Monetary reward/Meeting energy reduction intensity targets, and thus resulting in reduction of GHG emissions. The energy reduction intensity targets are monitored by the Sustainability Action Plan (PAS), which defines targets
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Argentina/202.34/387.73/163.67
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Iron Ore/163036.73
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 10% but less than or equal to 15% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/47928551.26;Electricity/14123105.6;Heat/;Steam/383007.64;Cooling/
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Natural gas/9615560.32
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling Non-grid connected low carbon heat, steam or cooling, generation owned by company/2393951.32
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Change in output: 6/Change in methodology: 2/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.0003853/metric tonnes CO2e/38/Increase/This intensity indicator has increased mainly due to a decrease of 23% at Vale’s gross revenue, the denominator. The gross (operating) revenue was derived from US GAAP 2012 report (Page 3) at: http://www.vale.com/
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.7806/metric tonnes CO2e/1/Decrease/This intensity indicator has decreased mainly due to a 7% increase in the number of employee, the denominator. The % change and direction of change hasn’t been done comparing absolute 2012 emission with the recalculate
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.2867/metric tonnes CO2e/15/Increase/This intensity indicator has increased due to an increase in the total gross GHG emissions, the numerator, and a reduction of 8% in the company’s total energy consumption, the denominator. The % change and direction o
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? Yes
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? To comply with the European Union ETS Vale has performed and reported its GHG Inventory from its aviation sector since 2010 and submitted it to the Environment Agency of the UK annually. The allowances allocated to Vale were of 13 metric tonnes of CO2e a
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? Yes
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14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? To comply with the European Union ETS Vale has performed and reported its GHG Inventory from its aviation sector since 2010 and submitted it to the Environment Agency of the UK annually. The allowances allocated to Vale were of 13 metric tonnes of CO2e a
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? Yes
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success Considering Vale’s commitments expressed on its global climate change policy, Vale has some initiatives to engage its value chain on climate change. The first step of this initiative is to engage the strategic suppliers in the GHG management. Vale underst
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
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2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (i) Vale has a global corporate risk management policy that establish guidelines for corporate risk management at Vale Group, promoting the integrated management of all risks to which Vale is exposed, including climate change risks. The policy includes th
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA (i) Vale has a global corporate risk management policy that establish guidelines for corporate risk management at Vale Group, promoting the integrated management of all risks to which Vale is exposed, including climate change risks. The policy includes th NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (i) Sustainability is one of the strategic planning pillars and values within Vale. Vale’s mission is to transform natural resources (formerly mineral resources) into prosperity and sustainable development. The current global Climate change policy establi
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA (i) Sustainability is one of the strategic planning pillars and values within Vale. Vale’s mission is to transform natural resources (formerly mineral resources) into prosperity and sustainable development. The current global Climate change policy establi NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution Cap and trade/Support/The government of the state of Rio de Janeiro launched an unprecedented cap and trade system (Bolsa Verde) in mid-2012 which would not be limited to carbon credits but is to include other environment-related assets. Vale has particip
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA The government of the state of Rio de Janeiro launched an unprecedented cap and trade system (Bolsa Verde) in mid-2012 which would not be limited to carbon credits but is to include other environment-related assets. Vale has participated in various meetin NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association Brazilian Mining Association (IBRAM)/Consistent/IBRAM worked together with the Brazilian government (Ministry of Mines and Energy) in drafting the National Policy on Climate Change’s mining sectoral plan./Vale was asked to provide technical assistance due
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? No
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? Yes
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change In 2012, Vale sponsored the development of a project by the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) in partnership with Conservation International aimed at mapping the water resources from the Southeast region water basins in Brazil
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? In 2012, Vale reviewed its 2008 Climate Change Policy to include a commitment to establish a global target to reduce the company’s emissions. The Policy also reinforces the company’s role in mobilizing its supply chain to tackle climate change in an integ
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment A-01/Scope 1/99.3/5/2011/33000000/2020/Vale projected its baseline emissions from 2012 to 2020 (herein referred as “target year”), based on the average of emissions factors from 2008, 2010 and 2011 - base years - for each business area, and on the increas
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions No Response
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment A-01/5.6/0/The action plan to reduce GHG emissions commenced in 2012 and will finish in 2020. Vale’s target was announced in June 2012, reason why the company cannot account its progress yet.
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA The production of electricity from renewable sources (self-production and independent contracts), the use of biofuels and the exploration of high metal content ores contribute to Vale’s products low carbon intensity, especially in the pellet-production cy NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/5/
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 5 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards/For example, in Brazil, the National Policy on Climate Change issued GHG reduction targets for 2020. Vale is aware of the targets and is establishing its own target in order to comply with Brazilian policy
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 3 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact RR-01/Uncertainty surrounding new regulation/Vale is a global company with operations and interests in over 30 countries with different levels of maturity regarding climate change related regulations. Thus, Vale faces several regulations which are still u
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions Vale has adopted a new approach for reporting risks related to climate change. The company undergoes a process of risk analysis, but not all identified climate change related risks are externally reported or have their financial implications calculated.
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact RP-01/Change in precipitation pattern/Changes in precipitation patterns may present a risk to Vale’s operations, as heavier rainfall may cause damage to equipment and logistic assets, reducing or even disrupting the production. In the first quarter of 2
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Vale has adopted a new approach for analyzing and reporting risks related to climate change. The company undergoes a process of risk analysis, but not all identified climate change related risks are externally reported or have their financial implication NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact RPHY2/Change in mean (average) temperature/Our sales are significantly influenced by weather conditions in the markets in which we operate. In particular, cold or wet weather during the summer months may have a negative impact on the demand for our produc
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Vale has adopted a new approach for analyzing and reporting risks related to climate change. The company undergoes a process of risk analysis, but not all identified climate change related risks are externally reported or have their financial implication NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact OR-1/Cap and trade schemes/Projects that generate carbon credits may be seen as an opportunity for Vale, such as the development of carbon credit projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Of particular interest for Vale are projects related to
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions OR-1 Cap and trade schemes (i) The use of CDM credits generated by Vale in developing countries to offset emissions in developed countries (Annex 1) reduces potential future costs with purchase of CDM credits, allowances, etc. Vale’s two registered nitr
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions OP-1 Induced changes in natural resources (i) Although the financial implications of opportunity are very difficult to estimate due to scientific uncertainties, based on its 2012 data, a 0.5% increase in fertilizer sales would result in an increase of a
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA OO-1 Changing consumer behaviour (i) Vale believes that it is well positioned to take advantage of the changes in customer and supplier behaviour regarding the carbon intensity of its products. Such belief is supported by its production and products cha NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2011-01-01/2011-12-31/15760976.31/832606.01
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA Australia - National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act/Brazil GHG Protocol Programme/China Corporate Energy Conservation and GHG Management Programme/Defra Voluntary Reporting Guidelines/Environment Canada, Base Metals Smelting/Refining, Guidance Manual NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Second Assessment Report (SAR - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Bituminous coal/18.17/Other: Metric tonnes carbon (C) per TJ/Brazil. Source: IPCC 2006, Chapter 1 Table 1.3, Default Values of Carbon Content.
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 16403834.28
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Waste Disposal + Liquid Effluent/Scope 1/The direct GHG emissions from waste and effluent disposal processes (landfill, biological treatment, incineration) have been excluded from Vale GHG Inventory due to their insignificance and i
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Limited assurance/ISAE3000/https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/50/20050/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/Investor-8.6b-C3-RelevantStatement/63057-CDP verification template 2013_KPMG_Vale_V2_CLIENTE.pdf
2013 Performance Band E B A NA
2013 Score 0 98 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA Vale's Businesses: Bulk materials: Iron ore and iron ore pellets. Vale operates four systems in Brazil for producing and distributing iron ore: the Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Midwestern Systems. The Northern and the Southeastern Systems are fu NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Vale is a global company headquartered in Brazil with the mission of transforming natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development. Its vision is to be the best global natural resources company at creating long-term value through excellence a NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2011-01-01
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0.2. Reporting Year 2012-01-01
0.3. Reporting Boundary Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised
0.4. Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? Yes
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No Yes Yes
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. 2 answers United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting (value) Company-wide/Presently Vale has a well-defined global policy for Sustainable development and a Water Resources Management Instruction (INS-00026) with global reach that specifies principles, directives, responsibilities and organizational structures for w
1.1b. Does the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? Yes
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting 3 answers
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
1.1d. You may explain here why your company does not have a water policy, strategy or plan and if you intend to put one in place. NA
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1. Are any of your operations located in water-stressed regions? Yes
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting WRI
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting 1 answers
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.2. Are there other indicators (besides water stress) which you wish to report that help you to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk? Yes
2.2a. Please list the relevant risk indicator of your total operations in that area-Environment Policy and Reporting #NAME?
2.2b. You may explain here why you do not wish to report or why you do not use other indicators to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk. NA
2.3. Please specify the total proportion of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2. 0 9 99
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 2 answers
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.3 (value) #NAME?
2.5. Do any of your key inputs or raw materials (excluding water) come from regions subject to water-related risk? Yes
2.5a. Please state or estimate the percentage of your key water-intensive inputs (excluding water) that come from these regions-Transparency & Reporting #NAME?
2.5b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify if any of your key inputs or raw materials come from regions subject to water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future. NA
3.1. Is your company exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting NA
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
3.1b. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
3.1c. Please explain why you do not know if your company is exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
3.2. Country or geographical scale-Environment Policy & Reporting River
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations?-Transparency & Reporting Answered
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations? CA Technologies uses the WRI Aqueduct tool to identify which of our facilites are located in water stressed regions.
3.3. Do you require your key suppliers to report on their water use, risks and management? No
3.4. Is your supply chain exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
3.4b. Please explain why you do not consider your supply chain to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
3.4c. Please explain why you do not know if your supply chain is exposed to water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
4.1. Has your business experienced any detrimental impacts related to water in the past five years? Yes
4.1. Please describe any detrimental impacts to business related to water your company has faced in the past five years, their financial impacts and whether they have resulted in any changes to company practices- Transparency & Reporting Answered
5.1. Do water-related issues present opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting 3 answers
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
5.1b. Please explain why you do not consider water-related issues to present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure or supply chain. NA
5.1c. Please explain why you do not know whether water-related issues present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
6.1. Has your company identified any linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain? Yes
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?--Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs and the related management policy or action between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.1. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water withdrawals within your operations? Yes
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting 0
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) 0
7.1b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water withdrawals. NA
7.2. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water recycling/reuse within your operations? Yes
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting 3 answers
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations. NA
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations-Transparency & Reporting No Response
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above. The methodology used was the GRI Methodology used by Vale on its Sustainability Report to report the EN8 and EN10 indicators
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above-Transparency & Reporting Answered
7.4. Are any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water? No
7.4a. Please list any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources. Withdrawals of water by Vale are within the legal requirements of the respective countries in order to maintain the characteristics of the donating water-bodies and the availability to other users.
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources-Transparency & reporting Answered
7.4c. Please explain why you do not know if any water sources are significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
8.1. Are you able to identify discharges of water from your operations by destination, by treatment method and by quantity and quality using standard effluent parameters? Yes
8.1a. Please explain why you are not able to identify discharges from your operations by destination, treatment method , quantity and quality, and whether you have any plans to put in place systems that would enable you to do so. NA NA
8.2. Did your company pay any penalties or fines for significant breaches of discharge agreements or regulations in the reporting period? No NA
8.2a. Please describe the quality, quantity and destination of the water that was the subject of the significant breach(es), the associated fines and any actions taken to minimise the risk of future non-compliance NA NA
8.3. Are any water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by discharges of water or runoff from your operations? No NA
8.3a. Please list any water bodies and related habitats which are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations NA NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or associated habitats. Discharged effluents are in conformity with legal requirements of the several countries. Current monitoring by Vale ensures the quality of the receiving bodies by meeting local regulations. Wherever regulations are not available, Vale follows as standards NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or related habitats-Tansparency & Reporting Answered NA
8.3c. Please explain why you do not know if any water bodies and associated habitats are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations. NA NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations 3 answers NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations (value) #NAME? NA
9.2. Please provide any available water intensity values for your company's products or services across its operations. #NAME? NA
Please enter the name of the individual that has signed off (approved) the response and their job title Bernadette Backx - Water Resources Manager NA
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 14524266 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 7485980 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 0 100 Biomass = woody waste; agricultural crops or waste; animal and other organic waste; energy crops; co-firing of biomass in fossil fuel generation plants. Biofuel = biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel.
Blend (%) 0 52 100 Blend = renewable electricity consisting of a mix of renewables as provided by for example third-party marketers.
Country Brazil NA
Geothermal (%) 0 0 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 76 280 The CREX participants are ranked based on the percentage of renewable electricity procured for their own use in 2011, calculated by dividing renewable electricity consumption by total electricity consumption for the period.
Hydro (%) 0 48 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Basic Materials NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 0 100 Solar = all electricity produced solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal facilities.
Unknown (%) 0 0 100
Waste to energy (%) 0 0 100 Waste-to-energy = electricity using landfill gas or waste from other facilities such as wastewater treatment stations.
Wind (%) 0 0 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 308700000 0 Indicated the total reported Scope 3 (all other indirect emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Where no Scope 3 emissions are reported, this is recorded as "No Data"
Scope 1+2 Intensity 11162.43 335.31 0.3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and dividing by its turnover.
Global 800 Carbon Rank 800 138 1 Carbon Ranking of 800 international companies. Ranking is determined by EIO Methodology. See Source Info sheet for comments on it
No. of Scope 3 Categories Reported 1 5 15 This column indicates the number of Scope 3 Categories reported. Once placed into one of the four Disclosure Categories, companies are ranked by the number of Scope 3 categories disclosed.
Reported Scope 1+2 Total (tCO2e) 282000000 16900000 843 The total reported Scope 1 (all direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect electricity emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Accepted or Inferred Scope 3 Intensity 8547.13 8120.15 64.51 Unless the company reports all 15 Scope 3 categories as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, an inferred figure based on the highest reported intensity for that sector, across the Global ET Universe, is shown
Category No Public Data Green Public, Complete, and Verified data Companies are placed into one of four data or 'disclosure' categories: 1) Public, Complete, and Verified data; 2) Public, Complete, and Unverified data; 3) Public, Incomplete, Verified or Unverified data; 4) No Public Data
Combined Scope 1+2+3 Intensity 12161.68 4395.39 34.24 Combined Scope 1+2_3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions at 100% (disclosed or inferred) + 50% of Scope 3 emissions (disclosed or inferred).
Market Value ($Million) 1667.87 109339 358143.1 A company's market value, or market capitalism (number of shares times x share price). This value was taken on 23.08.2011
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Description NA Description of the company's product.
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 0 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 0 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title 0 The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 7 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 2.9 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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CO2 Productivity 607.9556 3658.4433 5209401.5137 NA
Leadership Diversity 0 0.125 0.5 NA
Rank 100 49 1 NA
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Report reference ISO Standards? NA No NA NA
Sector NA Equipment NA NA
Country (HQ) NA Finland NA NA
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 68.9 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Green Score 0 55.8 100 NA
Rank 500 315 1 NA
Disclosure 0 97.1 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Carbon Productivity 0.015 0.48 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.404 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.482 0.843 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No Yes Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 171 1
Reputation 0.005 0.177 1 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.384 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.012 0.374 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 3 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 47 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 3 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 3 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA advanced NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 12/01/2012 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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ends_on NA 12/01/2013 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
include_continued_support_statement 0 1 1 Does your COP contain a statement by the CEO (or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing your company’s ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles?
include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2013 NA Start Date
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
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Weighted score 1.2 5.4 5.9

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