Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

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Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

Sustainable development means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Freeport-McMoRan's approach to sustainable development combines three essential elements: continued economic success, building local community capacity and societal trust through stakeholder engagement, and improving environmental performance. Communities & People highlights news and stories of the company’s close collaboration with local stakeholders to minimize and mitigate adverse impacts and cultivate opportunities to maximize positive impacts.

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PT Freeport Indonesia Supplies Power to Remote Villages
PT Freeport Indonesia started a program in 2013 in the remote Papuan highlands called LIMAR, which is an acronym for People’s Independent Electricity as written in the Indonesian language. LIMAR was initially a battery-based power supply program but was recently upgraded to an electricity grid system in November 2017. Over 350 homes and public facilities in the three villages of Omawita...
Feb 9, 2018 8:35 AM ET
Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Featured in Mining With Principles Campaign for Water Treatment Program
January 26, 2018 - Cerro Verde is located in an arid region of southwestern Peru, close to the city of Arequipa. Population growth, industrialization, and sewage contamination of the river Chili were increasing pressures on an already limited water supply. Recognizing this, Freeport-McMoRan worked with local stakeholders to co-...
Jan 26, 2018 7:20 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Named Best Corporate Citizen by Forbes
Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named to the Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens by Forbes! Freeport-McMoRan was ranked 49 on the 2018 Forbes Just 100 list, and was the second-highest ranking company in the Basic Resources category. To compile the Just 100, Just Capital surveyed more than 50,000 Americans to determine what they consider to be the most...
Jan 19, 2018 7:30 AM ET
The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation grants $200,000 to Colorado Communities
January 12, 2018 - A total of $200,000 will be awarded to four organizations serving Clear Creek and Grand counties in Colorado. The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation has pledged to invest $1,000,000 in the two counties from 2017-2021. $200,000 will be invested per year in alignment with priorities identified by the communities through their work with the U.S. Economic Development Administration....
Jan 12, 2018 7:50 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous Communities by Supporting Organic Coffee Cooperative
December 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia since 2000. For 17 years Amungme Gold coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers. PT Freeport Indonesia, through its...
Dec 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET

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