With operations, offices, exploration projects and joint ventures spread across five continents, Vale is a world leader in the mining sector. Headquartered in Brazil, the company operates in more than 30 countries and employs more than 195,000 people (including employees and long-term contractors).
It is currently the global leader in iron ore and the second biggest nickel producer. Vale also produces copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, fertilizers, cobalt and platinum group metals. In addition, it operates in the logistics, steel, energy and fertilizers sectors.
To transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development
To be the number one global natural resources company in creating long term value, through excellence and passion for people and the planet