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Freeport-McMoRan Continuously Improves Health and Safety Performance

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Freeport-McMoRan’s highest priority is the health and safety of their employees and their families and has the objective of zero workplace fatalities, injuries and occupational illnesses.

The company is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and the training, tools and resources needed to identify risks and consistently apply effective controls. The company shares information about potential fatal events, near misses and best practices and engages with industry peers for continuous improvement.

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

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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 Provides Technical Training for San Carlos Apache Tribe

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Mine Training Institute created the San Carlos Training Institute in 2013 to increase the employability skills and job opportunities for the San Carlos Apache Tribe students while growing a qualified workforce for company mine operations near the Globe-Miami area in Central Arizona.

The latest class session started in July 2019 and includes life skills coaching and training in everything from heavy equipment operations and maintenance to electrical applications. More than 640 students have graduated from the training institute as of June 2019.

Freeport-McMoRan Employees Volunteer in Their Communities

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October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Freeport-McMoRan employees volunteered over 3,000 hours during this year’s Global Volunteer Month, doing everything from planting trees to holding food and diaper drives.

More than 960 employees across 22 Freeport-McMoRan sites participated in 42 events in April.

El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Prepares Indigenous Community Members for Careers in Mining

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Freeport-McMoRan’s local stakeholder engagement and social investment objectives include formal interactions with indigenous peoples in traditional communities of Alto El Loa in Chile.

To complement the Indigenous Peoples Employment Program established in 2017, El Abra started a new apprenticeship program to provide work experience to students who have completed post-secondary education. Seven communities participate in the Indigenous People Employment Program and by the end of 2018, more than 50 members of neighboring communities were employed by El Abra.

Freeport-McMoRan Wins Product Stewardship Award for Safety

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Freeport-McMoRan was honored with a Product Stewardship Award from BNSF Railway for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail in 2018.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous-Owned Organic Coffee Cooperative

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July 12, 2019 — For nearly 20 years, PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia. Known as Amungme Gold, the coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport-McMoRan’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.

Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $9.8 Million

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Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging $3.5 million in 2018, which raised a record-setting $9.8 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Funds go to support hundreds of health and human service agencies providing critical programs and services in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in Chile Helps Renovate the Central Market of Calama, Chile

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January 15, 2019 - The Central Market of Calama recently unveiled a newly painted façade for the popular commercial building thanks to the support of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company.

Improving the appearance of the city’s Latorre Commercial District was an initiative of Calama Plus, which brings together several companies and organizations operating in Calama such as El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company, the municipality of Calama, Sercotec, and the Central Market Community.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Receives Top Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

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December 14, 2018 - Business News Indonesia magazine recently presented PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) with three corporate responsibility awards for 2018. The three awards are:

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