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PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) employee, Octo Magay, creates hydroponic garden that supplies produce to Pengansari, PTFI's food service vendor. Magay, a native Papuan, started the enterprise as a way to provide a source of income for his friends, many of whom are PTFI retirees.


Freeport-McMoRan's 2018 Working Toward Sustainability Report is now available online. The report titled "Proven Assets. Fundamental Value." highlights Freeport-McMoRan's sustainable development programs - including approach, focus areas and performance - and looks at key issues affecting the company and its stakeholders.


Six Kickstart Ajo awards were presented at the Quarterly Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel meeting on June 6 representing over $16,000 in direct support for local businesses. Kickstart Ajo, supported by the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, is a multi-agency collaboration among Ajo District Chamber of Commerce, Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Leadership for Sustainable Communities Cohort, and the International Sonoran Desert Alliance


Students at Paul Huber Middle School in Douglas, Arizona recently helped build a rain garden between one of the wings at their school on Washington Avenue. The Watershed Management Group (WMG) out of Tucson, along with Freeport-McMoRan and the Douglas Unified School District all assisted in the project which featured two days of classroom instruction prior to the installation.


Silver City MainStreet and Freeport McMoRan Foundation Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Main Street Plaza Restroom Building. The Main Street Plaza has been a part of the Downtown Action Plan for a number of years and Phase I, funded by the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, was for much needed public restrooms.


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