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Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative Supports Bat Week

Published 04-17-20

Submitted by Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

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 desert's diverse ecosystem.

Freeport-McMoRan join a number of national and local nonprofit organizations, agencies and businesses in hosting a week of events, which include field trips, classroom presentations with live animals, STEM and conservation activities to trail maintenance and habitat restoration for students and community members.

To learn more about how Freeport-McMoRan cares for biodiversity in the communities in which it operates, please visit fcx.com.

See the 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts.

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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.

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