Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, and Dreambuilder Program Featured in Mining With Principles Campaign Video

Feb 23, 2018 7:50 AM ET
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América Cristina Paz Tito lives in Arequipa and is a small business owner. She has been taking monthly classes from the DreamBuilder program, a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and its affiliate Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, and Thunderbird School of Global Management.

From the ICMM: America had the drive and the dream, then an ICMM member company helped her get the skills to make that vision a reality. She has now gone from selling potatoes at a roadside stand to owning three small businesses. You should hear that story from her:

Watch the video here.

DreamBuilder is an entrepreneurship training program for women who want to start or grow a small business.  It includes core business management topics such as business planning, market research, marketing, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, branding, pricing, customer service, human resources and goal setting, which are taught in an interactive format. To learn more about the DreamBuilder program, visit http://dreambuilder.org/

The Internationals Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is an international organization working towards a universally safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. To learn more about their Mining with Principles program, please see miningwithprinciples.com.

For more information about how Freeport-McMoRan invests in the communities where it operates, please see fcx.com.  

Please see the 2016 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of Freeport-McMoRan’s social, economic and environmental efforts