August 23, 2019 - PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) provides educational facilities and support for local community members.
The LPMAK sponsors the cost of boarding school for children of the seven local indigenous tribes near the PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) operations. Over 1000 students are now studying at the following LPMAK sponsored schools:
As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we examine the use of virtual reality to enhance the participation of indigenous peoples on major projects.
Women Of The Desert: An Invaluable Record Of The Living Heritage Of El Loa Province featuring 14 communities, including Chunchuri and Likantatay, is now available.
The book is published in partnership with Inacap Calama, which is an initiative that aims to recognize the Andean women who have lived in the desert and who have been perpetuating the territory's heritage.
By Sally Crane, Senior Research Associate & Executive Network Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
Earlier in 2018, The Conference Board of Canada published the latest in their Canada 2030 series, titled The Defining Forces Disrupting Business. Written with an eye towards helping Canadian businesses and investors understand the disrupting forces likely to affect organizations over the next decade, Canada 2030: The Defining Forces Disrupting Business report encourages readers to address the risks associated with the disruptions ahead and capitalize on the opportunities they may bring.
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.
39% of LBG Canada Companies are ready to benchmark their investments into Indigenous communities, are you?
Join LBG Canada on June 5th, 2018 to explore the role of community investment in corporate response to ACTION 92 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, with featured panelist Kelly Lendsay, President & CEO of Indigenous Works.
May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Join LBG Canada companies on June 5, 2018 in Calgary, as we discuss community investment's role in a diversity and inclusion strategy.
Kelly Lendsay, President & CEO of Indigenous Works, joins panelists that include leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
PT Freeport Indonesia started a program in 2013 in the remote Papuan highlands called LIMAR, which is an acronym for People’s Independent Electricity as written in the Indonesian language.
LIMAR was initially a battery-based power supply program but was recently upgraded to an electricity grid system in November 2017. Over 350 homes and public facilities in the three villages of Omawita, Fanamo and Otakwa have been connected to the grid.