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Freeport-McMoRan Named to Forbes 2020 Just 100 List for third consecutive year! The list, released in partnership with JUST Capital, highlights U.S. companies that go above and beyond for their workers, customers and the environment.


More businesses in Graham and Greenlee County can now participate in a micro-loan program from Local First Arizona Foundation and the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation thanks to additional grant funding of $50,000. The Micro-loan Program was launched in Graham County in 2018 through a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and Local First Arizona Foundation, with additional support provided by Vitalyst Health Foundation and Community Investment Corporation


A $2.5 million award from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation will help the University of Arizona advance responsible mining and use of materials through workforce development, research and industry solutions. The award will be shared by the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources, the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, and the Department of Geosciences' Lowell Program in Economic Geology.


GEM Environmental was able to provide an active learning field trip for Yavapai College Geology students at the Freeport-McMoRan copper mine in Bagdad, Arizona. GEM Environmental, a local nonprofit, allows the classroom to come alive and ultimately transform that experience into a future career. "Companies like Freeport-McMoRan give youth the opportunity to meet with STEM industry professionals", said Marlena Willoughby with GEM Environmental


About 8 miles of new non-motorized trails are on the way for Turquoise Lake Recreation area. The U.S. Forest Service approved the Cloud City Wheelers (CCW) project last week after categorically excluding the project from an environmental assessment. CCW was awarded a $33,500 Freeport-McMoRan Foundation grant to support the project. The grant will allow CCW to hire a six-person trail-building crew in 2020.


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