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In a scenario of great technological changes and new habits, with a trend of a steady increase in the communication and electronic commerce, opportunities arise for CORREIOS to diversify its operational activities and its income sources.

Several existing sectors and activities in the economy now demand the expertise of CORREIOS to return objects, process answers, fulfillment, handling, packing, on line purchase, address administration, direct marketing, among others. This indicates a way of economic and financial sustainability, allowing the continuity of the universalization of the postal services.

Simultaneously, the world market context signalizes that the adequate approach to the social and environmental questions is more and more strategic for the growth and development of the companies.

This environment of technological, economic and social changes, demands of ECT the institutional positioning with the tripod of sustainability as a basis. For this reason the actions described are organized according to the international principle of the Triple Bottom Line, which divides the sustainability in three branches, pillars or slopes, which are: economic, social, and environmental.

The social and environmental actions developed by CORREIOS are aligned to the national and international policies of the United Nations Organization “Millennium Development Goals” and to the national tool of the Republic Presidency.

Millennium Development Goals (UNO) AND CORREIOS

MILLENIUM GOALSACTIONS OF THE COMPANIES
1. ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY & HUNGER • EcoPostal – Corporate;
• Solidarity Sorted Waste Collection – Corporate;
• CORREIOS Express Solidarity– Corporate.
2. UNIVERSAL GOOD QUALITY OF PRIMARY EDUCATION • CORREIOS Santa Claus – Corporate;
• International Letter Writing Contest – Corporate;
• Literate Paraná– CORREIOS Regional Directory in Paraná;
• Donation of Goods associated to the Telecenters – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Rio Grande do Sul;
• Digital Inclusion Project with donation of computers to public schools – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Rio de Janeiro;
• Permanent Committee of Public Schools Monitoring – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Bahia;
• School visit to CORREIOS – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Brasilia, Ceara and Minas Gerais;
• Book collection for the convicted – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Mato Grosso do Sul;
• 15 RDs develop other initiatives towards education.
3. PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN • EcoPostal – Corporate;
• Woman CORREIOS – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Rio Grande do Sul;
• Accession to the Empowerment Principles of the Women defined by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem) – Corporate;
• Agreement with the secretaries of Human Rights (SDH), of Racial Equality Promotion Policies (SEPPIR) and of Policies for the Women (SPM) associated to the Presidency of the Republic to develop actions of strengthening of the Human Rights and of the Race and Gender Equalities of CORREIOS – Corporate;
• 21% of the RDs conduct other actions to promote diversity, equity and to fight discrimination.
4. REDUCE CHILD MORTALITY  
5. IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH  
6. FIGHT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA AND OTHER DISEASES • Stamp launching by Ziraldo about HIV– Corporate;
• Actions to fight Dengue – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Bahia and Pernambuco.
7. ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY • Solidarity Sorted Waste Collection – Corporate;
• Approval of the CORREIOS Environmental Administration System – Corporate;
• Adequate dumping of lamps, tires, vehicle parts, hospital waste, etc. –- Corporate;
• Preventive maintenance of vehicles, aiming to reduce the emission of toxic gases into the atmosphere – Corporate;
• EcoPostal – Corporate;
• Issue of Philatelic Stamps (as a means of causing social awareness about preservation of the natural resources) – Corporate;
• Internal Campaigns of sensitization for the sensible use of the natural resources - Corporate;
• Reuse of the rain water – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Minas Gerais;
• Box to separate water and oil – in 10 CORREIOS Regional Directorates;
• Environmental Challenge – Corporate;
• Sensitizing events on the World Day of the Environment– Corporate;
• International Letter Writing Contest with environmental theme – Universal Postal Union World.
• Electric car test in association with the Paulista Power and Light Company (Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz);
• 51 Events of sensitization and/or training CORREIOS Regional Directorates in the States;
• Sponsorship of the Public Ministry Meeting on the Environment – Corporate;
• Sponsorship of the Conference of the Americas for the Environment and Sustainable Development – Corporate;
• Fuel Card – Corporate;
• Seedling nursery – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Rio de Janeiro;
• 23 actions or projects conducted in the regional scope – CORREIOS States;
8. DEVELOP A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT • Postal Bank – Corporate;
• EcoPostal – Corporate;
• Postal Inclusion – Corporate;
• Solidarity Sorted Waste Collection – Corporate;
• Participation in the Mineiro Volunteering Network – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Minas Gerais;
• Actions of protection of the childhood and youth – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Rio Grande do Sul, Minas Gerais and Amazonas;
• Technological Vocational Center – CORREIOS Regional Directory in Rio de Janeiro.

Policies of the Presidency of the Republic and CORREIOS

The CORREIOS social and environmental responsibility action follows nine of the thirteen policies established by the Presidency, according to the table below.

POLICIES OF THE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BRAZILCORREIOS SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIONS
2. Grow more, expanding employment and income, with macroeconomic balance, without external vulnerability and regional inequalities. CORREIOS employ more than 115 thousand people and are present all over the country.
4. Defend the environment and guarantee a sustainable development. • Solidarity Sorted Waste Collection – Corporate;
• Approval of the CORREIOS Environmental Administration System – Corporate;
• Adequate dumping of lamps, tires, vehicle parts, hospital waste, etc. –- Corporate;
• Preventive maintenance of vehicles, aiming to reduce the emission of toxic gases into the atmosphere – Corporate;
• EcoPostal – Corporate;
• Issue of Philatelic Stamps (as a means of causing social awareness about preservation of the natural resources) – Corporate;
• Internal Campaigns of sensitization for the sensible use of the natural resources - Corporate;
• Reuse of the rain water – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Minas Gerais;
• Box to separate water and oil – in 10 CORREIOS Regional Directorates;
• Environmental Challenge – Corporate;
• Sensitizing events on the World Day of the Environment– Corporate;
• International Letter Writing Contest with environmental theme – Universal Postal Union World.
• Electric car test in association with the Paulista Power and Light Company (Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz);
• 51 Events of sensitization and/or training CORREIOS Regional Directorate in the States;
5. Eradicate absolute poverty and proceed reducing the inequalities.
Promoting equality, with a guarantee of future for the discriminated sectors of the society.
• EcoPostal – 8 CORREIOS Regional Directorates;
• Solidarity Sorted Waste Collection –- Corporate;
• CORREIOS Express Solidarity– Corporate.
6. The President Dilma Rousseff Government shall be by all Brazilians and shall give special attention to the workers. • It employs more than 115 thousand people;
• Technical Vocational Center – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Rio de Janeiro.
7. Guarantee education for social equality, citizenship and development. • CORREIOS Santa Claus– Corporate;
• International Letter Writing Contest– Corporate;
• Literate Paraná– CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Paraná;
• Donation of Goods associated to the Telecenters – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Rio Grande do Sul;
• Digital Inclusion Project with donation of computers to public schools – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Rio de Janeiro;
• Permanent Committee of Public Schools Monitoring – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Bahia;
• School visit to CORREIOS – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Brasilia, Ceará and Minas Gerais;
• Book collection for the convicted – CORREIOS Regional Directorates in Mato Grosso do Sul;
• Technological Vocational Center (TVC) – CORREIOS Regional Directorate in Rio de Janeiro;
• 15 RDs develop other initiatives towards education.
8. Transform Brazil into a scientific and technological power. • Electric car test in association with the Paulista Power and Light Company (Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz);
9. Universalize health and guarantee quality assistance by the SUS (Unified Health Service). • SUS Letter – Agreement between CORREIOS and the Ministry of Health.
11. Value the national culture, dialogue with other cultures, democratize the cultural goods and favor the democratization of communication. • CORREIOS Cultural Centers;
• Sports and Culture Sponsorships.
12. Guarantee the security of the citizens and fight the organized crime. • Reinsertion actions of the convicted into the society.