Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. FCX is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer.
FCX has a strong commitment to safety performance, environmental management and the local communities where it operates. FCX is a founding member of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) and is committed to implementation of the ICMM Sustainable Development Framework.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Together for a Sustainable Calama is the name of the recycling project that will benefit more than 4,000 people in the towns of Tocopilla, Calama, María Elena and Alto Loa in the Calama region of Chile.
The stations will recycle paper and plastics and feature murals that celebrate...
Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named to Newsweek’s first ranking of America's Most Responsible Companies.
To compile the ranking, Newsweek partnered with Statist...
Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging more than $4 million in 2019, which raised a record-setting $11.1 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.
Each year, Freeport-McMoRan partners with United Way to ra...
The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund recently selected the recipients and awarded more than $160,000 in grants to local communities and non-profit organizations.
The Greenlee County CIF is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Par...
Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named to the 2020 Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens by Forbes! This is the fourth consecutive year Freeport-McMoRan has made the list, which is now in its fourth year.
To compile the Just 100, Forbes partnered with Just Capital to sur...
The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, broke ground on construction of the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC).
Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita copper mine is located near Sahuarita, AZ, and recently awarded a grant of $335,000 toward construction of the 32,000-square-foot...