Effective precision Chinook mega-helicopters arrive to Chile to fight wildfires

CMPC brought one of these aircraft for the first time to the country during the 2017-2018 summer season. Its efficacy in fire-fighting showed that it was worth having them on hand for help during upcoming seasons. So, for the fourth time during today's 2020-2021 summer period, the company brought two Chinook rather than one to join forces with 1,000 firefighters and another 19 aircraft in order to fight wildfires, especially in interface zones where they function with greater precision.

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The other side of the coin: when there is no water

“Having water supplied to our homes will be very good for the women in the community. It’s going to change daily life,” said Teresa Colipi of the Calcoy region, who is benefited by the Water for Chile Challenge.

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Arriba Todos Juntos: CMPC launches plan to support entrepreneurs of Puente Alto

Close to 50 small and medium business owners in the Chilean commune will be directly benefitted with sanitary kits for their stores and sales points, aiming to help them open for business while still maintaining all health and safety protocols.

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Fires threaten our forests. Taking care of them is everyone's job.

Ruil, pitao, quillay, among other species of Chilean native flora are threatened by wildfires. That is why CMPC has this season teams with great experience in fire fighting and prevention, but taking care of our forests also depends on you.

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Entrepreneurs from Chile are getting ready to welcome you

Thanks to the Arriba Todos Juntos plan, more than 500 small and medium-sized entrepreneurs from the Maule, Biobío, La Araucanía regions and Puente Alto in the Metropolitan region, have the sanitary measures to open their doors safely against Covid-19 when the authorities allow it.

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Puente Alto students take a university admissions practice test under strict Covid protocols

Thanks to an alliance between CMPC and Formando Chile, students in the EFIES program took for the first time in this year a practice test in order to get ready for the real test coming up in January.

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CMPC is certified as a leading company in water management and the fight against deforestation.

The prestigious international organization CDP has provided the results of its 2020 survey, which evaluated more than 5,800 companies in terms of leadership, transparency and environmental action.

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Francisco Ruiz-Tagle, CEO of CMPC, in El Mercurio newspaper

Read the interview on Saturday, November 21, 2020 in the Chilean newspaper.

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CMPC has positioned itself as the second most sustainable forestry company in the world

This, according to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Likewise, this is the sixth year that CMPC is listed in the DJSI Chile, fourth in the MILA Pacific Alliance and second in the Emerging Markets indexes.

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Santa Olga urban park: Rebirth after the mega fire

The space that stands out for its landscape, its urban integration and architecture, is part of the commitments acquired by CMPC with the town, after the mega-fire of 2017 that devastated Santa Olga. Added to this reconstruction is the reforestation of the native forest with the support of local SMEs, two community centers and an educational complex, among others.

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The “Water for Chile Challenge” project is launched to bring drinking water to rural communes in the southern area

This initiative, led by CMPC and Desafío Levantemos Chile, seeks to provide access to this basic need to 4 communes in the La Araucanía region and one in the Biobío region. The first, “Abasto Santa Aurelia” will benefit 40 families from the Marileo community.

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CMPC Companies President supports reserved parliamentary seats for indigenous groups and their constitutional recognition in Chile

During a conversation with Diálogo Permanente, senior executive Luis Felipe Gazitúa and DC Senator Francisco Huenchumilla discuss the Mapuche conflict. Both agreed that the nation is in the midst of a historic period.

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“The 16 of Chile”, the new challenge of the Everest record man

The mountain climber Juan Pablo Mohr, supported by CMPC and who in 2019 became the first Chilean to conquer the top of the world without oxygen, aims to raise the 16 highest summits of each of the regions of the country.

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Release

Check here the release of October 23, 2020.

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Like Hollywood: Chilean city of Los Angeles will have its own tourist landmark with its name

These are letters made of 100% wood – donated by CMPC – that make up a signpost 27 meters long and four meters high, which will receive all the people who enter to the city through the north access.

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CMPC donates mechanical ventilators to Peru developed with chilean technology

CMPC, through its subsidiary Softys, will send ten mechanical ventilators and two emergency dual mechanical ventilation devices to one of the most demanded hospitals in Lima.

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Athletes and collaborators of Club Deportivo Universidad Catolica are more protected thanks to CMPC

The company donated 10,000 masks to the institution to contribute to Coronavirus care and prevention at its premises.

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Residence for the elderly in Puente Alto is enabled thanks to CMPC’s support

Seniors will be able to temporarily reside at this place while they undergo quarantine, and thanks to the company’s donation they will have a comfortable, safe and equipped space.

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CMPC will donate 100 thousand meals in Bajos de Mena

The company will provide food for 30 common pots for residents of the sector located to the south-west of the Puente Alto commune that have been affected by the health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus.

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CMPC will support with more than 10 thousand meals to vulnerable neighbors and elder people of Puente Alto

The contribution consists of the delivery of food for the preparation of 200 daily meals that will be distributed in the Chilean commune for two months.

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Tips for this days at home

CMPC Foundation, through its HIPPY program, gives us tips to take care of ourselves as a family, entertain and stimulate our children now that we are at home.

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Sports tips to do at home these days

Outstanding athletes from Club Deportivo Universidad Católica and Puente Alto Basket give easy and simple exercise recommendations to perform inside the house during these days.

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Recycle, reuse and compost from home

CMPC together with Chile sin Basura, deliver tutorials and recommendations to reduce or reuse the garbage generated during the long stay at home, to take care of our planet and contribute to reducing coronavirus infection to those who do the job of collecting the trash.

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