Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

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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, Cerro Verde and PT Freeport Indonesia Operations Receive Eight Wildlife Habitat Council Awards
December 8, 2017 - The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announced their 2017 WHC Award winners on November 9. WHC honors programs and projects that demonstrate excellence in the areas of wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration, and conservation education. Freeport-McMoRan has been a member of the WHC for many years and...
Dec 8, 2017 7:50 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan’s Safford Operations Receives Award for Burrowing Owl Habitat Restoration Program
October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Safford copper mining operations were recently honored by the Arizona Mining Association with the 2017 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in Environment award in recognition of environmental excellence. The site received the award for a habitat restoration program to construct...
Oct 6, 2017 8:25 AM ET
The International Copper Association Sponsors Climate Week NYC
The International Copper Association (ICA) is participating as a gold sponsor in Climate Week NYC beginning Monday, 18 September. To read more about this sponsorship, please see The unique properties of copper means that the material can play a variety of important roles in...
Sep 19, 2017 7:00 AM ET
PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Research that Leads to Discovery of 16 New Crab Species
Dr. Dwi Listyo Rahayu is the author of numerous scientific papers on marine hermit crabs and mangrove brachyuran crabs. She is a taxonomer at Research Center for Oceanography - Indonesian Institute of Sciences, and has studied decapod crustaceans for over 25 years. She conducts research in the mangrove forests of Indonesia. She has worked in Papua since 1999, funded by PT Freeport Indonesia as...
Aug 4, 2017 7:40 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Operations Receive Two Wildlife Habitat Council Awards
March 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) partners with organizations dedicated to restoring and enhancing wildlife habitat on corporate lands. Freeport-McMoRan has been a member for many years and currently has 15 operating sites/facilities that are WHC certified at the gold level. ​Safford won the...
Mar 17, 2017 8:35 AM ET