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Newmont's Sustainability Practices in Action: Water in Peru

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The region of Cajamarca, located in northern Peru, is home to many rural communities whose residents depend on agriculture. From May to October, the region sees little to no rainfall creating drought-like conditions impacting agricultural production and livestock grazing. This annual dry season also impacts life in the City of Cajamarca, where inadequate water infrastructure means many households only have access to running water for a few hours day.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Featured in Mining With Principles Campaign for Water Treatment Program

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January 26, 2018 - Cerro Verde is located in an arid region of southwestern Peru, close to the city of Arequipa. Population growth, industrialization, and sewage contamination of the river Chili were increasing pressures on an already limited water supply. Recognizing this, Freeport-McMoRan worked with local stakeholders to co-finance a water treatment plant that takes contaminated water from the local river and makes it drinkable.

Sustainability in Action: Education in Peru

Newmont's Commitment to Socio-Economic Development
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Our Yanacocha operation is located in the province of Cajamarca, a region in Peru known for its agricultural communities. As part of Newmont’s commitment to be a catalyst for long-term socio-economic development, Yanacocha has invested in improving access to basic education for many living in the rural communities close to the mine.

Scotiabank Impact Story: Responding to the Customer’s Voice in Peru

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Read Scotiabank’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report ​

Digital tools are revolutionizing the way we bank. Computers, mobile phones and networks of ABMs have made it easier than ever for customers anywhere, anytime, to effectively manage their finances.

However, Scotiabank’s digital transformation goes far beyond mobile financial tools or a streamlined user experience.

Improved relationships through digital tools

Scotiabank Donates $500,000 to Rescue and Relief Efforts in Peru

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TORONTO, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to help with the rescue, relief and recovery efforts in Peru following the recent flooding and landslides. Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by the events.

"It is important that we contribute to the relief efforts during the ongoing flooding," said Miguel Uccelli, CEO of Scotiabank Peru. "We recognize that many of Scotiabank's customers, employees and friends have been affected and and want to support the work that's being done to help those in need during this difficult time."

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Wins ACE Award for Transparency

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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs awarded the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) in Transparent Operations to Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A.

The Secretary of State has awarded the ACE each year since 1999, in order to recognize U.S. companies representing American values in their business practices worldwide.  Winning companies contribute to the growth and sustainable development of the local economies in which they work. 

Off the Beaten Path: My National Geographic Student Expedition Journey Across Peru

By: Ethan Smyth, Recent Graduate from Bob Jones High School in Alabama
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This summer, DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, and FOX Networks (parent company of National Geographic) sent 4 amazing high school students from across the United States and Latin America on a National Geographic Student Expedition through the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures took the 4 students on immersive learning trips, where they explored exciting destinations with National Geographic photographers, scientists and writers from

Obras por Impuesto: Public Private Partnership Portfolio Exclusive for Latin Firms

By Luis Artieda
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In Latin America, in terms of public infrastructure investments neither the state nor the private sector have lead enough initiatives to cope with the expectations of communities and economic growth. The scheme “Obras por Impuesto” (OxI), put forward by the Peruvian government is a program that targets precisely that, bridging the gap between local companies and communities, while solving the immense need of public infrastructure throughout the country. We think this is a good model for Latin America and beyond.

Mexican Women, the Web Developers of the Future: The AT&T Foundation and Laboratoria

The AT&T Foundation and Laboratoria unite to grow a new generation of web developers made up of 120 Mexican women from low income households.
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It is expected that women between the ages of 18 and 35 will join the labor force and will raise their expectations regarding professional development.

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It is expected that women between the ages of 18 and 35 will join the labor force and will raise their expectations regarding professional development.

Engineers Without Borders: Pouring into Peru

In partnership with Eastman Corporate Responsibility, the Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) Tri-Cities Chapter is making a difference in Peru.
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April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A team of Eastman engineers recently travelled to Samne, Peru to assess existing water sources and initiative improvement programs.

“The goals of this trip to Samne, Peru, were to complete a full evaluation of the existing water source, to identify alternative water sources, build community relations and to initiate a safe water education program,” said Lindsay Hoggatt, chemical engineer.

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