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Brazil’s Vale announces goal of removing 500,000 people from extreme poverty

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vale intends to remove 500,000 people living in the area covered by its operations in Brazil and worldwide from extreme poverty by 2030.

Two other goals disclosed by the company are to help the 13 indigenous communities neighboring Vale's operations have better access to their own rights as provided for in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; and to be among the three best-positioned companies in the sector in terms of social requirements in external evaluations - such as the Dow Jones and MSCI indexes, for instance.

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