Freeport-McMoRan Releases 2013 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Strength in Resources”

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Freeport-McMoRan Releases 2013 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Strength in Resources”

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 6:30am

July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The natural resources that Freeport-McMoRan produces are essential to the world’s economies. As population growth and urbanization continue to accelerate, Freeport-McMoRan’s products are critical to a rising standard of living on a global scale. The foundation of Freeport-McMoRan’s plans for production growth and resource expansion is their commitment to join with stakeholders in working toward sustainable development.

The Freeport-McMoRan 2013 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

Highlights from the annual Working Toward Sustainable Development report include:

  • Advancing construction of a wastewater treatment plant in Peru to improve water quality for the City of Arequipa
  • Continued implementation of an award-winning malaria prevention program in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Partnership programs with the Wildlife Habitat Council
  • Establishment of the Freeport-McMoRan Chile Foundation with a $10 million initial investment

Freeport-McMoRan reports the sustainability performance of its mining operations according to the Global Reporting Initiative.

Readers are encouraged to contact Freeport-McMoRan’s Sustainable Development department at with inquiries about the report.

About Freeport-McMoRan
Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Freeport-McMoRan operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and natural gas. Freeport-McMoRan has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is also the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and natural gas producer.

Freeport-McMoRan’s global workforce includes over 36,000 employees. The company has a strong commitment to safety performance, environmental management and to the local communities where it operates. Freeport-McMoRan is a founding member of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) and is committed to implementation of the ICMM Sustainable Development Framework.

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