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 Safford Operations Receive Environmental Stewardship Award
February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Safford Operations recently received the Arizona Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. The award is part of a program that recognizes companies that go above and beyond what is required by law from an environmental...
Feb 14, 2017 8:35 AM ET
PT Freeport-Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Planted 13,000 Coconut Trees in 2016
PT Freeport Indonesia, in coordination with the local government and the Catholic Church have been creating coconut plantations in the coastal villages of Mimika in Papua, Indonesia. The program started in 2015 and was expanded in 2016 to increase acreage to 100 hectares of land in five coastal villages where 13,000 trees have been planted. This is a part of a comprehensive sustainable...
Jan 31, 2017 8:30 AM ET
El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Receives Award for Renewable Energy Project
December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The El Abra mining operation recently received the National Environmental Award 2016 from the Recyclápolis Foundation for its part in a project that built Chile's first community hybrid power plant. The Recyclápolis Foundation recognized El Abra for its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship in funding the power plant, which provides...
Dec 6, 2016 9:25 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Sponsors Papuan Ethnobotany Guide
The book is entitled Amua-gaig-e: The ethnobotany of the Amungme of Papua, Indonesia, and was written by Carolyn Cook with Joanna Webster. This non-traditional ethnobotanical guide presents anthropologist Dr. Carolyn Cook’s research and recollections gathered over 30 years of working and living with the Amungme people, who live in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia. ...
Jul 19, 2016 9:40 AM ET
Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Wins National Award for Environmental Excellence
The Cerro Verde mining company was awarded the Green Life seal for its innovative conservation efforts to protect the Peruvian long-snouted Bat (Platalina genovensium). Cerro Verde received the highest score from Peru's Agency for Environmental Assessment and Enforcement in the Annual Environmental Excellence Ranking. Freeport-McMoRan works in partnership with...
May 17, 2016 7:35 AM ET