We work to reinforce the Essence: “Fazer bem, Fazer mais, Fazer para sempre”, making it alive in all people management projects, programs and processes. We invest in professional development and qualification, in order to contribute to the growth of employees and CSN.

In order to maintain a high performance and qualified team, each year, programs for attracting, developing and retaining talent at different levels are improved, always keeping them in line with our strategic guidelines.

The indicators below represent employees in the Brazilian territory.

Own employees division

Employees by type of employment contract and gender

Employees by type of employment and gender

Employees by type of contract and region

Our People Management model arises from the belief that human capital is our competitive advantage and the best assurance that we will stand out in the markets we serve. We transform knowledge into success, based on passion, dedication and skills that create opportunities, achievements and recognitions, driven by our efficient and integrated people management, underpinned by five pillars:

Our development model guides learning and support initiatives to achieve strategic goals and objectives. We carry out programs that strengthen our culture and that align leadership behavior to strategic directions.

Total number of training hours performed

Total number of training hours conducted in 2019, by gender and functional category


100% of own employees are represented by labor unions and protected by collective agreement / convention, subject to periodic legal renegotiations. Likewise, all employees of the contractors are represented by the respective unions. Part of the issues on health and safety at work are addressed in our collective agreements, such as: health plans, guarantee of employment and salary to the pregnant employee, communication to the union about accidents, rules related to Cipa, joint efforts for prevention and treatment of dependency chemistry, additional payment for unhealthy work, in addition to other issues, which are regulated through specific practices and policies maintained by the Company.

CSN has recently adhered to the Global Compact and is committed to complying to all its rules. We have been formally accepted as UN’s Global Compact participants on October 26, 2020;

CSN has recently adhered to the Global Compact and is committed to complying to all its rules. We have been formally accepted as UN’s Global Compact participants on October 26, 2020;

Learn the 10 UN Principles:

Human Rights

Principle 1: Respect businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
Principle 2: Ensure make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.


Principle 3: Support businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
Principle 4: Eliminate the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
Principle 5: Eradicate the effective abolition of child labour.
Principle 6: Stimulate práticas que eliminem qualquer tipo de discriminação no emprego.


Principle 7: Accept businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
Principle 8: Develop undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.


Principle 10: Combat businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery

MOVER, Movement for Racial Equality is an initiative that brings together CSN and another 44 large Brazilian companies as well as multinational corporations (MNC) in an unprecedented cooperative movement, which unites competitors and partners from different sectors of the economy to promote racial equality. This initiative is expected to generate 10,000 new leadership positions for black people, and invest in professional development of 3 million individuals by 2030.

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