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CBA has already welcomed over 10,500 visitors in Poços de Caldas



Company is opening its doors to disseminate information about environmental education and sustainable mining For over 20 years, Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio - CBA’s Environmental Education Program (PEA) has been facilitating quality environmental education and creating a positive legacy for environmental conservation in its geographies. It aims to create content ambassadors to develop a sense of citizenship based on a balanced coexistence between humans and nature. One PEA initiatives provides people the opportunity to visit CBA to enhance the public's knowledge about sustainable mining, the environment, safety and rehabilitation of mined areas. The initiative is geared towards primary and high-school students, government agencies and participants in our social programs, among others. Since its inception, more than 10,500 people have visited the Poços de Caldas site. "The objective is to provide enriching education and awareness experiences for visitors, allowing them to practically experience topics related to the environment and sustainable mining," explains Alexis Dias de Souza, manager of CBA's mining operation in Poços de Caldas. During the visit, participants learn about the Company's activities, process sustainability, the stages of land rehabilitation after mining, socio-environmental issues, social projects and actions fostering individual and collective environmental respect and awareness. Field visits are also conducted where participants get to see the Beneficiation Plant, the ore yard and the loading area. Visits can be arranged for groups of approximately 30 people and last three and a half hours on average. To visit CBA, please book in advance with our Environmental Education Program team by calling (35) 3714-2503. Sustainable mining The pursuit of increasingly sustainable mining is CBA's legacy. This dedication has spanned decades. In Poços de Caldas (MG), where CBA has been operating for over 80 years, this endeavor is carried out through various projects that encompass environmental education, waste management and reclamation of mined areas. "Being sustainable means making good use of mineral resources and subsequently returning the mined area to nature and the community with the same or even better quality than before. We support investments in social projects in our region and intensify efforts to maintain a good relationship with the community," adds Alexis.   About CBA Founded in 1955, Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio - CBA is a vertically integrated producer, from cradle to gate. Able to generate 100% of energy consumed from renewable sources, CBA provides sustainable solutions for the packaging, transportation, automotive, civil construction and consumer goods sectors, as well as leading the recycling of industrial aluminum scrap. Following its flotation in 2021 (CBAV3), it became the first Company in its segment to be traded on B3. With net revenue of R$ 8.4 billion in 2021 and R$ 1.5 billion of Adjusted EBITDA in the period, CBA is committed to guaranteeing a supply of low-carbon aluminum in partnership with stakeholders, developing communities in its geographies and conserving biodiversity. Would you like to know more? Visit   Press Office – Ideia Comunicação Empresarial Ângelo Franco – [email protected] | (31) 9.8435-9237 Josiane Souza - [email protected] | (31) 9.8417-3130  

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