Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. issues 2012 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Expanding Resources”

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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. issues 2012 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Expanding Resources”

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 9:00am

July 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold provides resources that fuel global growth. Freeport-McMoRan explores, mines and processes metals around the world that are essential for daily living and an expanding global infrastructure. Through attractive brownfield expansion projects, Freeport-McMoRan expects to grow copper production volumes by 1 billion pounds by 2016 to a total of 5 billion pounds per annum. With the addition of a high-quality, North America-focused oil and gas resource base in mid-2013, Freeport-McMoRan enters a new era. Underpinning these plans for production growth and resource expansions is their commitment to join with stakeholders in working toward sustainable development.

The Freeport-McMoRan 2012 Working Toward Sustainable Development report provides stakeholders with summary information on the company’s sustainability programs, including policies, systems and performance data. The report and additional information, including specific topical reports, performance data, fact sheets and sustainability news stories can be accessed at

Freeport-McMoRan is reporting in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 reporting guidelines for the fifth consecutive year and in accordance with version 3.0 of the Mining and Metals Sector Supplement for the third time. External assurance of the company’s 2012 sustainability reporting was conducted in accordance with the International Council on Mining & Metals Sustainable Development Framework. Readers are encouraged to contact our Sustainable Development department at with inquiries about the report.

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