Arizona

Comerica Makes Grant to LISC to Fuel Lending for Minority-Owned Small Businesses in Detroit, LA and Phoenix

Press Release

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Comerica Bank is teaming up with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to expand access to capital for small businesses and nonprofits led by people of color—especially organizations without the size or track record to attract conventional financing on their own.

Freeport-McMoRan's Community Partnership Panels Engage With Stakeholders Virtually

Press Release

Freeport-McMoRan’s North America Community Development team moved its 10 community meetings to a virtual space earlier this year when they could not be held in person due to social distancing precautions for large groups.

Each quarter, Community Partnership Panels provide a forum for representatives from the community and Freeport-McMoRan to discuss the status of the business and site operations, address any questions or concerns, and encourage dialogue related to community needs, challenges and possible solutions.

Bayer to Advance More Sustainable Agricultural Solutions Utilizing New Innovative Greenhouses in Marana, Arizona

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The unique Marana Greenhouses will serve as a global product design center for corn / By bringing the breeding process indoors, more seed products can be developed faster, resulting in farmers benefitting from the latest technology / Bayer’s investment in the Marana site reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Press Release

The unique Marana Greenhouses will serve as a global product design center for corn / By bringing the breeding process indoors, more seed products can be developed faster, resulting in farmers benefitting from the latest technology / Bayer’s investment in the Marana site reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Arizona's Family Partners With Safeway, Albertsons to Save Homeless Animals

By Jessica Haag
Article

Through the month of February, 3TV and CBS 5 are partnering with Safeway and Albertsons to raise funds for #LovePup, Arizona Humane Society, Almost There Foster Care, The Arizona Pet Project, Community Paws, Desert Tails Shelter, Fix. Adopt. Save., Nagi Foundation, PACC911 and Soldier’s Best Friend.

Transparency That Drives Impact – Where Next for GRI

CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes at the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona
Press Release

GRI continues to deliver the most effective global sustainability standards, while it is focused on doing even more to support companies to provide high quality, accessible and impactful reporting.  

That was a key message from Jack Ehnes – Vice Chair of the GRI Board, and CEO of CalSTRS (California State Teachers’ Retirement System) – as he addressed the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona, USA, yesterday.

St. Vincent de Paul Receives Large Donation From Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods for Food Drive

By ABC15.com staff
Article

Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods Corporation, have partnered up to donate over 1,000 Hormel half hams, and over 12,000 jars of peanut butter to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Read the full story from ABC 15 here

Freeport-McMoRan Awards Grant for Tech Park in Sahuarita, Arizona

Press Release

The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, broke ground on construction of the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC).

Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita copper mine is located near Sahuarita, AZ, and recently awarded a grant of $335,000 toward construction of the 32,000-square-foot building that will host the Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Incubator. SAMTEC has also received a federal grant through the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. The tech park is expected to create and retain jobs for the community.

Freeport-McMoRan Manages Positive Contributions to Climate Solutions Through Consumption of Renewable Power

Press Release

October 31, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan recognizes that climate change poses significant near-term, medium-term and longer-term challenges for society. The company aims to manage and mitigate, to the extent possible, associated risks to their business with the ambition of being a net positive contributor to climate solutions through delivery of copper to global markets.

Freeport-McMoRan Grants $20,000 for Boys and Girls Club Robotics Program

Press Release

September 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Freeport-McMoRan awarded The Boys and Girls Club of the Gila Valley a $20,000 grant for its Robotics Team named the Nerdy Newbs to compete at the Arizona North Regional Robotics Competition held at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The equipment and competition entries for the Boys and Girls robotics program were purchased through the $20,000 STEM scholarship awarded by Freeport-McMoRan.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative Enhances Pollinator Habitats and Provides Pollinator Protection Education

Article

Since 2011, Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative has sought to increase the habitat for pollinators and to provide learners of all ages with opportunities to engage with topics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Today, more than a dozen Freeport-McMoRan operations in North America have implemented pollinator conservation and education projects both on and off company property.

These programs have been recognized through the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) Conservation Certification program.

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