Wildlife Habitat Council

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’s Morenci Mine Receives Wildlife Habitat Council Mammals Award

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March 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan recently received the Wildlife Habitat Council Mammals Award for their Bighorn Sheep management program. The award recognizes excellence in corporate conservation in wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration, and conservation education.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci mine works with Arizona Game and Fish on its Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep management program, which relocates sheep from areas of robust populations to re-establish the native species to their historic habitats.

11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification

GM promotes sustainable development through biodiversity goal
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DETROIT, November 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As General Motors continues scaling its efforts to restore, protect and promote biodiversity, 11 more sites have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council. The company is using its land, resources and partnerships to help address pressing global biodiversity issues.

FCA US Joins Forces with the Wildlife Habitat Council to Create Positive Conservation Outcomes

Corporate conservation non-profit now lists three of the top automakers in the world as members
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August 15, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announces FCA US LLC as its newest member, joining General Motors, Toyota and 80 other national and international companies who are committed to managing their lands to support sustainable ecosystems and the communities that surround them.

Boeing, WHC Showcase Conservation Paired with Cleanup

Opportunities to go above and beyond compliance
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Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) released a new white paper, Transforming Remediation Sites into Conservation Assets: How Companies Leverage Business Needs for Positive Environmental Outcomes, available for free on its website.

Employees Photograph Wildlife at General Motors Sites

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From a parts warehouse in Talegaon, India to an Ontario assembly plant, many animals make GM lands their home. Employees take notice, capturing images for the company’s annual wildlife habitat calendar and photo contest. Last year, nearly 350 photos were submitted from sites certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council.

GM Focuses on Asia for Biodiversity Progress

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GM committed to earn Wildlife Habitat Council conservation certification at each of its manufacturing sites around the world by 2020. The company believes the key to progress is taking a customized, regional approach to use corporate lands and collaborative partnerships to restore, protect and promote biodiversity.

GM now has 63 certified sites, seven of which are in five countries throughout Asia. Here’s how the company introduced the wildlife habitat commitment there and quickly ramped up its efforts.

Commitment to Wildlife is in GM Employees’ Nature

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GM is committed to using its lands to increase and promote native biodiversity. But it’s the company’s people who bring that commitment to life. In fact, GM employees have spent 2,148 work days dedicated to conservation and education work, as recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council. This is one way the teams at GM facilities give back to their local communities and help reduce their environmental footprint.

GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

62 sites achieve Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certification
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DETROIT, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/— General Motors is supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss by developing wildlife habitats at its sites around the world. From helping protect honeybees with pollinator gardens or designating no-mow zones to grow grassland habitats, GM is demonstrating the role business can play in advancing sustainable ecosystems.

Leading US Companies Managing Over 3,400 Acres for Pollinators

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The US Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD) and Pollinator Partnership launched the Corporate Pollinator Ecosystem Project (C-PEP) with leading US companies to identify and quantify pollinator habitats established and maintained at various corporate properties. This project sought to uncover the total number of acres currently used as pollinator habitats on corporate lands and encourage other companies to develop acreage for pollinator habitats.

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