El Abra, A Freeport-McMoRan company, Receives Sustainable Management Award for Work with Indigenous Chilean Communities
November 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - El Abra recently received the Sustainable Management Award from the Association of Industrialists of Antofagasta for its efforts to protect the heritage, culture and way of life of Alto Loa indigenous communities near its operations.
The Association specifically recognized El Abra for its work with the Atacamenian, Quechuan and Aymara ethnic groups in Calama and Ollagüe, Chile. El Abra supports programs and projects that aim to preserve local heritage and ancestral traditions while at the same contribute to sustainable development in the region.
For further information about Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.’s social investment commitments, please see http://www.fcx.com/sd/community/comm_invest.htm
Please see the 2012 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts. http://www.fcx.com/sd/pdfs/WTSD_2012.pdf