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For the fourth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named to the Civic 50 list of most community-minded companies in the U.S., and this year also was named the top company in the materials sector. As the No. 1 ranked company in its sector, Freeport-McMoRan was featured in the best practices section of the 2016 Civic 50 report for its University Teams or U-Teams program.


More than 7,500 Hours Donated Globally During Freeport-McMoRan's 14th Annual Global Volunteer Month During Global Volunteer Month - held each April - more than 645 employees, their families and friends volunteered at 35 volunteer events, held at 23 sites throughout the Company.


The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. announces recipients of 2016 Mining Academic Grants Dr. Andrea J. Brickey of South Dakota School of Mines and Dr. Charles K. Kocsis of University of Nevada-Reno received Freeport-McMoRan Career Development Grants.


Cerro Verde continues to support Microentrepreners for Innovations Over $575,000 has been invested in the Emprende program which supports small and medium enterprises near Arequipa, Peru.


Cerro Verde Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan company, hosted the Innova Contest, which rewards the best innovations of local small and medium enterprises. Thirty-one entrepreneurial businesses were provided with training in trade and services, manufacturing and agriculture.


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    Social Investment Application

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