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Mineração Curimbaba, jointly with the Curimbaba Group, conducts its business responsibly, promoting favorable conditions for social development. Since its founding, the Company has devoted its efforts to finding solutions to the needs of society and encouraging the mobilization of people and institutions to build a dignified future for all.

Mineração Curimbaba aims to continually develop its businesses in a sustainable manner and contribute to the formation of a more conscious, fair and homogeneous society. In Poços de Caldas, Mineração Curimbaba maintains a structure of support to employees and their dependents, providing medical and dental care, health plan including examinations and hospitalization, food basket, cafeteria, employee commuter transport, among other benefits.

The company also maintains an educational incentive program that offers free teaching, classroom and educational materials to employees who have not completed primary education. For those who have completed primary education, the program offers support for attending secondary studies and a grant for technical and language courses as well as for university studies. For employees in managerial positions, the company offers a grant for postgraduate studies.

The educational incentive program is also extended to employee’s dependents. Every year, the Company distributes vouchers for the purchase of school supplies to students enrolled in the 1st year to the 9th year of elementary school.

Through lectures and campaigns, employees are instructed to prevent accidents and diseases, provide first aid care and take care of hygiene. They are also encouraged to share this knowledge with family members and others in their neighborhood.

Sports and leisure with family are also encouraged by Mineração Curimbaba through its Employee Association, which maintains two sports and recreational clubs for employees and their dependents.

Through company visitation programs, the Curimbaba Group supports work-based training and citizenship education to young people. In Poços de Caldas, the Environmental Education Program maintained by Mineração Curimbaba contributes to the critical formation of government school students.

Furthermore, since 2009, Mineração Curimbaba supports and sponsors cultural incentive programs in accordance with the Federal Law for the Encouragement of Culture, known as the Rouanet Law (Law No. 8313, of December 23, 1991). The main cultural incentives are destined to events such as Music in the Mountains Festival, a free musical show by Brazilian and foreign musicians; the Circular Look Project, a photographic exhibition that presents an innovative look about Poços de Caldas; the Here Comes History Project, formed by storytellers in city squares; and the Instituto Lambari Project, which promotes the virtual inclusion of rural community residents. The Curimbaba Group supports the dissemination of art with quality and values cultural experiences.

The Company’s engagement and responsibility for sustainable development guide its way of doing business and building relationships. And its history promotes the welfare and safety of the community and of its employees.

With over 50 years of operation, Mineração Curimbaba has undertaken a commitment to social and environmental sustainability in order to build a better future for all.