Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

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. Environment & Ecology highlights news and stories of the company’s work to be compliant with laws and regulations and to minimize environmental impacts.

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Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Plant Species in Papua
PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with Institut Pertanian Bogor University, Papua University, The West Papua Province Research & Development Center, and British Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, discovered a new plants species. The new plant species has been discovered in the operations area of mining company PT Freeport Indonesia, in Mimika Regency, Papua. This discovery of a plant...
Jul 2, 2020 8:00 AM ET
El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Receives an Energy Efficiency Award
El Abra operations recently received a Silver Seal Energy Efficiency Award from the Chilean Ministry of Energy and the National Sustainability Agency for its ongoing efforts to improve energy consumption and efficiency in mining operations. The award, presented at a formal ceremony in January 2020, is given by the ministry to private companies that show a high level of commitment to...
Jun 4, 2020 8:25 AM ET
PT Freeport Indonesia Repatriated 15 Tropical Birds Back Into Rainforests of Papua
PT Freeport Indonesia’s Environmental Department helped return to the wild 15 native birds from the North Sumatra Natural Conservation Center. Exotic birds make up the majority of trafficked wildlife. The repatriated birds are three large yellow birds of paradise, two black headed Pesquet parrots, nine sulfur crested cockatoos, and one long-tailed parakeet. The birds were kept in...
May 12, 2020 8:05 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative Supports Bat Week
Each year, Freeport-McMoRan’s North American operations partner with a number of national and local nonprofit organizations to support Bat Conservation International's annual Bat Week in October. As pollinators of agaves and other desert plants, bats play a vital role in maintaining the desert's diverse ecosystem. Freeport-McMoRan join a number of national and local nonprofit...
Apr 16, 2020 7:55 AM ET
The Environmental Fund of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Inaugurates Three Recycling Stations
Together for a Sustainable Calama is the name of the recycling project that will benefit more than 4,000 people in the towns of Tocopilla, Calama, María Elena and Alto Loa in the Calama region of Chile. The stations will recycle paper and plastics and feature murals that celebrate local history and heritage. The project also involves recycling training and workshops for...
Mar 19, 2020 11:15 AM ET

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