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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Environment

PT Freeport Indonesia Repatriated 167 Turtles to Native Habitat
PT Freeport Indonesia’s Environmental Department helped return to the wild 167 native pig-snouted turtles from the West Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA).

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Cerro Verde Receives Two International Awards for Endangered Species Conservation
The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) recently gave two international awards to the Biodiversity Management Program of Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde

Environment

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Frog Species in Papua
PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the South Australian Museum, discovered a new frog species in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia.

Energy

Energy Supplied to Minera El Abra As of January 1, 2021, Is Emission-Free
Since January 1 of this year, all of the energy used by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is from clean and renewable sources.

Environment

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Bring Renewable Water Resources to Arizona Communities Through Joint Pipeline Project
Freeport-McMoRan's Sierrita operations and Farmers Investment Co are celebrating the completion of a pipeline that will deliver Central Arizona Project water for agricultural purposes and help restore the local aquifer in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area.

Environment

Freeport-McMoRan Reduced GHG Emissions by More Than 17% in 5 Years
Copper plays an essential role in the technologies needed to develop and enable the energy transition. As one of the world’s largest copper producers, Freeport-McMoRan is uniquely positioned to meet stakeholder expectations for both their contribution to, and their alignment with, a 2-degree Celsius climate scenario.

Environment

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover Two New Crab Species in Papua
Two new species of crab have been discovered in the rich ecosystem of the Ajkwa River estuary by the PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) biodiversity research team.

Green Infrastructure

PT Freeport Indonesia Reduces the Use of Plastic Water Bottles to Almost Zero
At Freeport-McMoRan’s operation in Papua, Indonesia, plastic water bottle use went from almost 5 million bottles a year to zero thanks to the implementation of drinking water stations and a successful awareness campaign.

Environment

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.

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