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    Nornickel Cuts Emissions at Kola Peninsula by 85% in 2021 Image

    Nornickel Cuts Emissions at Kola Peninsula by 85% in 2021

    PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has shut down its metallurgical shop at Kola MMC in Monchegorsk.
    Nornickel to Add 150 Billion Roubles to Norilsk Development Plan Image

    Nornickel to Add 150 Billion Roubles to Norilsk Development Plan

    Nornickel’s CEO Vladimir Potanin announced that the company will allocate 150 billion roubles (over $2 billion) to fund the needs of the Russian Arctic city of Norilsk – home to some of the company’s key operations.
    Nornickel Announces Comprehensive Support Programme  for the Taimyr’s Indigenous Peoples Image

    Nornickel Announces Comprehensive Support Programme for the Taimyr’s Indigenous Peoples

    Nornickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has signed cooperation agreements with three organizations representing the indigenous peoples of the Taimyr Peninsula.
    Neglected Artisanal Miners Are Proven Critical for the Attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Image

    Neglected Artisanal Miners Are Proven Critical for the Attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    As world leaders are scheduled to meet virtually for the UN General Assembly in a week’s time, Pact and the University of Delaware are publishing Mapping Artisanal and Small-scale Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals (in short: ASM-SDG Policy Assessment) today.
    Pact’s Karen Hayes Named a Top 100 CSR Influence Leader Image

    Pact’s Karen Hayes Named a Top 100 CSR Influence Leader

    Pact’s Vice President of Mines to Markets, Karen Hayes, has been named a Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leader.
    Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Supported Technical School in Calama, Chile Graduates First Generation of Students Image

    Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Supported Technical School in Calama, Chile Graduates First Generation of Students

    The Colegio Don Bosco De Calama recently graduated its first class of 141 students in December.

    The school, opened in 2016, educates middle and high school students, including indigenous children who live in the Province of El Loa near the El Abra mining operations. Students focus on techn...

    Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative Supports Bat Week Image

    Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative Supports Bat Week

    Each year, Freeport-McMoRan’s North American operations partner with a number of national and local nonprofit organizations to support Bat Conservation International's annual Bat Week in October.

    As pollinators of agaves and other desert plants, bats play a vital role in maintaining the de...

    Nornickel's Sustainable Development Report: Reducing Emissions and Setting New Goals Image

    Nornickel's Sustainable Development Report: Reducing Emissions and Setting New Goals

    PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC, the world’s largest refined nickel and palladium producer, has released its annual Sustainable Development (CD) report for 2019.

    Vladimir Potanin, N...

    The School Fund of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Funds Leadership Program for 600 Students and Teachers Image

    The School Fund of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Funds Leadership Program for 600 Students and Teachers

    The School of Leaders: Empodérate El Loa Program, a partnership of Emprende Joven and the Minera El Abra School Fund, promotes social-emotional skills for students and provides teacher training in the Calama region of Chile.

    Social-emotional skills include the knowledge, attitudes...

    Navajo Women Entrepreneurs Graduate From Freeport-McMoRan’s Free Online Business Training Program Image

    Navajo Women Entrepreneurs Graduate From Freeport-McMoRan’s Free Online Business Training Program

    Project DreamCatcher, Freeport-McMoRan’s free online business training program designed to create economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs, recently graduated 16 Navajo women from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico.

    DreamCatcher is part of the DreamBuilder project, which is a partnershi...

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