Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold CEO Receives Recognition for Commitment to STEM Education

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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold CEO Receives Recognition for Commitment to STEM Education

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 7:00am

CAMPAIGN: Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

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October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Richard Adkerson, Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold was recently named among the nation’s top 100 CEO leaders in science, technology, engineering and math by STEMconnector, a national organization working to advance STEM skills and education.

STEMconnector recognized the group of CEOs for their commitment to make a difference in STEM and their support of STEM programs and initiatives.

Each year, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold invests approximately $1.5 to $2 million in STEM education at the K-12 level and approximately $2.5 million at the post-secondary level.

You can read the featured article about Mr. Adkerson on the STEMconnector website. He also is included in a new publication called "The Top 100 CEO Leaders in STEM" that includes interviews with each CEO.

For further information about Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.’s social investment commitments, please see http://www.fcx.com/sd/community/comm_invest.htm

Please see the 2012 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts. http://www.fcx.com/sd/pdfs/WTSD_2012.pdf

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