Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Vale doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

Vale has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Vale is part of the mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Vale, located in Brazil, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This suggests that Vale’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by Brazil’s overall environmental performance.

...this company is doing 4.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Vale, founded in 1942 and headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a global mining powerhouse with a presence in over 30 countries. As a leader in the production of iron ore and a major producer of nickel, the company also offers a diverse range of other minerals and operates in logistics, steel, energy, and fertilizers sectors. Committed to sustainable development and innovation, Vale employs over 195,000 people worldwide and is listed on multiple stock exchanges, including São Paulo and New York.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Vale

Vale should consider exploring fuel switching options in their transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, Vale has committed to SBTi climate action goals

Vale has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment aligns the company’s environmental strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement to mitigate climate change impacts.

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