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PT Freeport Indonesia Continues Oxygen Donations and Other Pandemic Relief to Papuan Hospitals

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As Indonesia faces a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide, PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) is supporting Mimika Regency hospitals and health centers by providing oxygen cylinders that are necessary for ventilated patients.

Freeport-McMoRan Ranks As a United Way of Southeast Louisiana Topmost Generous Workplace for 2020-2021

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July 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The United Way of Southeast Louisiana recently announced Freeport-McMoRan ranked fifth on its 10 Most Generous Workplaces for 2020-2021.

Each year, Freeport-McMoRan partners with United Way to raise funds for health and human service agencies providing vital resources in the areas of education, financial wellness and health.

Energy Supplied to Minera El Abra As of January 1, 2021, Is Emission-Free

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Since January 1 of this year, all of the energy used by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is from clean and renewable sources.

This milestone is part of the energy transition being developed in Chile, marked by the transformation of the power matrix towards renewable sources, which is part of achieving the objectives signed by Chile in the Paris Agreement.

Minera El Abra remains committed to compliance with applicable environmental regulations, and to the continuous improvement of its performance in matters related to the environment.

Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Operations Awarded the Copper Mark for Responsible Production Practices

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April 23, 2021 - The Morenci mining operations in Arizona is Freeport-McMoRan’s sixth site – and the eighth in the world – to achieve the Copper Mark, a new, credible assurance framework demonstrating the copper industry's responsible production practices and contribution to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Wins Award for Cultural Conservation

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The Provincial Municipality of Arequipa in Peru presented Cerro Verde with an award for its commitment to art and cultural conservation during a ceremony celebrating the city's historic center and its 20th anniversary as a World Cultural Heritage of Humanity site.

Freeport Cobalt Receives Ethical Sourcing Validation From Responsible Minerals Initiative

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Freeport Cobalt is committed to the production of chemicals from responsibly sourced cobalt. Freeport Cobalt in Kokkola, Finland, recently became the first cobalt chemical producer in the world to achieve Conformant Downstream Facility status through the Responsible Minerals Initiative's (RMI’s) Downstream Assessment Program. The RMI's Downstream Assessment Program provides independent verification of management systems supporting ethical and responsible sourcing. 

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Lauded for Commitment to Guanaco Conservation

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Cerro Verde, in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature, hosted an international group of scientists, biologists and researchers in a virtual event to evaluate the site’s guanaco conservation program and discuss research and recommendations moving forward to protect the population. 

Guanacos are listed as critically endangered by the Peruvian government. Peru, one of five South American countries with guanacos, has a population of about 3,500 guanacos. 

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Bring Renewable Water Resources to Arizona Communities Through Joint Pipeline Project

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Freeport-McMoRan's Sierrita operations and Farmers Investment Co are celebrating the completion of a pipeline that will deliver Central Arizona Project water for agricultural purposes and help restore the local aquifer in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area.

Freeport-McMoRan contributed $11.2 million of the $17.1 million privately funded pipeline that is instrumental in improving regional groundwater levels in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area. The renewable water supplies will benefit all water users in the region, including the Tohono O'odham Nation's San Xavier District.

Freeport-McMoRan Ranks on Forbes Magazine's 2020 World's Best Employers List

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Freeport-McMoRan earned a first-time spot on Forbes magazine's World's Best Employers List, ranking No. 366 out of 750 multinational and large corporations headquartered in 45 countries.

The designation by Forbes and marketing research firm Statista is based on more than 160,000 anonymous employee surveys in 58 countries and considers several factors, including employee satisfaction with their company's COVID-19 response.

PT Freeport Indonesia's Malaria Control Center is Working to Eradicate Malaria in Papua by 2026

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PT Freeport Indonesia’s malaria eradication mission is part of its commitment to community health care and social services.

The program, coordinated with the government’s Mimika Regency Malaria Case Mapping as part of the roadmap to eradicate malaria by 2026, includes providing communities with insecticide spraying service in homes and businesses and blood testing to check malaria status.

The PTFI outreach team contacts approximately six households per day for malaria blood sampling, or 30-50 people in total. The blood sampling aims to ensure the spraying’s effectiveness.

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