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Minera El Abra Provides Support for Local Seafood Market

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A new esplanade constructed with financial support from Minera El Abra will help provide economic opportunity in the El Loa Province in northern Chile.

Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $10 Million

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Freeport-McMoRan and its employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging more than $3.8 million in 2021, which raised more than $10 million when combined with the company’s matching funds.

El Abra Heritage Funds Supports Chilean Artists and Public Art Works

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Minera El Abra’s Heritage Fund supports a variety of initiatives that promote and preserve the culture and traditions of the Indigenous communities of Ollagüe, María Elena, Tocopilla and Alto El Loa surrounding El Abra’s operations.

Arizona Women Entrepreneurs Grow Their Businesses With Support of Freeport-McMoRan's DreamBuilder Program

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DreamBuilder is a free online entrepreneurship training program developed for women who want to start or grow their own small business.

Torey Cranford created Cakes with TLC in Safford, Ariz., a bakery specializing in custom cakes. After graduating from DreamBuilder via Eastern Arizona College's Small Business Development Center, Cranford was able to use her newly formed business plan to grow her trade and maximize efficiency, according to a recent article in the Copper Era newspaper.

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Awards $2.8 Million to Projects in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico

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February 11, 2022 - The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently awarded 39 grants to communities and non-profit organizations for projects supporting a range of locally determined priorities from education and workforce development, to childcare and housing.  Funds were awarded through the company’s six locally-based Community Investment Funds, each led by a committee of local stakeholders empowered to evaluate projects and determine awards, playing an active role in determining what is most needed to bu

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Awards $2.8 Million to Projects in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico

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February 11, 2022 - The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently awarded 39 grants to communities and non-profit organizations for projects supporting a range of locally determined priorities from education and workforce development, to childcare and housing.  Funds were awarded through the company’s six locally-based Community Investment Funds, each led by a committee of local stakeholders empowered to evaluate projects and determine awards, playing an active role in determining what is most needed to bu

Freeport-McMoRan Included in 2022 America's Most Responsible Companies List

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January 28, 2022 - Freeport-McMoRan was named one of the top large corporations in the United States for its environmental, social and governance practices in new rankings published by Newsweek in their 2022 World's Most Responsible Companies list. The company finished 419th on the list of the 500 most responsible companies based on ESG performance. This is the second time Freeport has been named on the list since its inception in 2020.

PT Freeport Indonesia Supports Indigenous Papuan Kamoro Arts Exhibit

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January 14, 2022 - PT Freeport Indonesia joined with two cultural foundations to host an exhibition and sale of Kamoro Art in Jakarta, Indonesia in late October.

Proceeds for the art sale went directly to the artists and the Maramowe Weaiku Kamorowe Foundation, an organization dedicated to the preservation of Kamoro traditional art in Mimika Regency, Papua.

El Abra Provides Start-Up Funds and Training to 33 Small Businesses in Chile

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Minera El Abra selected 33 businesses for the Fund Empréndete 2021, which will finance businesses or business ideas of people in the Antofagasta Region who have been trained with the DreamBuilder program.

This initiative, executed by the Development Corporation of the Province of El Loa, PROLOA, seeks to strengthen local economic development through training and the delivery of funds linked to entrepreneurship. The Fund is available in the communities of Calama, Tocopilla, María Elena, Quillagüa, Chiu Chui and Toconce.

PT Freeport Indonesia Facilitates the Vaccination of Thousands in Papua

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PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) is providing COVID-19 vaccinations to its employees and their families in the company’s mining jobsite in the Mimika Regency in Papua.

The vaccination program was implemented in stages based on vaccine availability. Since June 2021, PTFI has facilitated vaccinations for over 63,000 employees, contractors, and the families of employees and contractors.

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