Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

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 helps to produce a documentary about Indigenous Papuan Kamoro Tribe
“The Kamoro” is a documentary produced by Kalman N. Muller, written by Dr. Kal Muller, with support from PT-Freeport Indonesia.  PT Freeport Indonesia is a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold and operates in the Grasberg mineral district in Papua, Indonesia. “The Kamoro” offers a look at the traditions, daily lives and challenges faced by the Kamoro people who live along...
Dec 4, 2012 10:15 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s Tenke Fungurume Mining Health Clinic
Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, established a clinic in Nseke in the Democratic Republic of Congo for employees, contractors and community members. Tenke Fungurume Mining funds a power plant in Nseke, which is approximately 200 kilometers away from the mine operations located near Lubumbashi. The clinic serves approximately 60 patients a...
Nov 27, 2012 10:15 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Ranked One of America’s Most Community-Minded Corporations as Part of The Civic 50
The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP named Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as one of The Civic 50. This is a comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do...
Nov 20, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Debuts Online Business Training Program for Women
Twenty women from the Copiapó Province in Chile inaugurated the test phase of a new online business academy for women in Chile and Peru. The academy was created through a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and the Thunderbird School of Global Business Management. The program is called DreamBuilder: The Women’s Business Creator. It is currently being piloted in communities surrounding...
Nov 13, 2012 2:30 PM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Constructs Water Treatment Plant
In a ceremony attended by President Ollanta Humala of Peru, the city of Arequipa celebrated the opening of a new water treatment plant that will provide the community 24-hour access to potable water. The project was financed by Cerro Verde, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold. The La Tomilla II plant initially will benefit 300,000 residents, some of whom previously only...
Nov 5, 2012 1:15 PM ET

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