By Debra McLaughlin, Sr Mgr, Corporate Responsibility
We are proud to share our 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, which highlights the progress we’ve made in delivering on CR commitments to our people, your information, and the world. In this, our 11th CR report, we share both the progress we’ve made and the areas where we need to improve, as both are a part of our CR journey.
January 3, 2019 - At PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), located in the remote province of Papua, Indonesia, Freeport-McMoRan prioritizes the hiring of indigenous Papuans.
To ensure indigenous Papuans have access to the technical training needed to become employees, PTFI created the Nemangkawi Mining Institute in 2003. Since then, the Nemangkawi Mining Institute has graduated 2,100 students who have been placed into permanent employee and contractor positions, of which more than 90 percent are Papuan. This is in addition to providing training to more than 3,800 apprentices.
November 27, 2018 - Twenty young people from indigenous communities in Antofagasta are being trained in Dry Area Maintenance Operations through a course sponsored by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has been tasked by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to implement an electronic system that enables the inventory and management of biological materials at Kruger National Park in South Africa. In partnership with the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Black & Veatch will support the Office of the State Veterinarian in preventing and controlling animal diseases.
From El Salvador to Washington DC, Nestlé coffee makes an impact
By Leo Aizpuru, Marketing Director, Ready-to-Drink Beverages at Nestlé USA
When I arrive at Nestlé’s office each morning, the first thing I do is get a cup of coffee. Some days, I kick off with Chameleon’s Nitro Cold Brew, while other days I sip a Nespresso latte. I’m a coffee lover. Marketing Nestlé’s Ready-to-Drink beverages is a dream job.
A social enterprise is financing and training young people in Africa to grow their own business from the ground up and make clean drinking water available to their local communities.
Jibu, a business that supports the self-empowerment of low income communities, joins Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to equip, train and finance 1,000 African entrepreneurs to launch drinking water franchises that will produce two and a half million litres of affordable, safe water every day and serve three million consumers by 2022.
Business Call to Action and BSR are pleased to announce a new online Masterclass on Inclusive Business and Human Rights. Learn how respecting and promoting human rights is an essential part of being an inclusive business, and the ways it can positively impact your competitiveness, reputation, and ability to secure and retain investment.
Several years ago, Eduardo Camarena thought he had lost everything. He no longer had a job, was going through a divorce, and had to move away from his children. He got so low that "even the sun couldn’t warm me".
Shortly afterwards, his grandfather passed away.
But Eduardo had one thing left to cling on to. A promise made to his grandfather that he would look after the family’s coffee plantation and make it successful.
Today, Eduardo runs a thriving coffee farm, is helping raise his children, and is a source of help and advice to other farmers in the region.