International Entities Want to Exclude Vale From UN Global Pact Group

Entities claim the Feijão Mine disaster at the end of January caused serious human rights violations and serious environmental damage, violating the principles of the pact.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – International human rights and environmental organizations urged the United Nations this week to exclude Vale from the Global Pact initiative, the world's largest corporate social responsibility network, with more than nine thousand companies.

According to these entities the disaster of the Feijão Mine at the end of January caused ‘serious human rights violations’ and ‘serious environmental damage’, all which violate the principles of . . .

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