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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.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Technical Training Programs Prepares Indigenous Papuans for Careers in Mining

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October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Hiring talent from regions where Freeport-McMoRan operates allows the company to incorporate local cultures and knowledge into its business systems while supporting local economies.

The company has created tailored training programs to help reach this objective.

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

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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

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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.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Proven Assets. Fundamental Value.”

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Freeport-McMoRan’s 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development report, titled “Proven Assets. Fundamental Value.” provides information on the company's sustainability programs – including approach, focus areas and performance– and highlights the progress made on key issues affecting the company and its stakeholders.

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 named to Forbes America’s Best Large Employer’s List

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June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named one of 2019 America's Best Large Employers! The list, by Forbes magazine and Statista, ranked Freeport-McMoRan as No. 2 in Arizona and 143 overall.

The results were derived from a series of online surveys of more than 50,000 U.S. employees in 25 different industries. To see the full list of America’s Best Large Employers 2019, visit Forbes.com.

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