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[Netherlands] Biggest Dutch pension fund drops tobacco, nuclear weapon investments

Dutch civil service pension fund ABP, one of the biggest pension funds in world, is to phase out all investments in tobacco and nuclear weapons. The pension fund intends to sell all its investments in the tobacco and nuclear weapons industries – totalling (nl)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58

[Netherlands] Europe’s largest pension fund to drop tobacco and nuclear weapons

Europe’s biggest pension fund, ABP of the Netherlands, plans to ax tobacco and nuclear weapons from its investment portfolio. The €405bn scheme joins a growing list of institutional investors in shunning stocks they deem harmful to the environment and t
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:34

Norway's wealth fund may blacklist firms over recruitment practices

The Norwegian parliament has set several ethics mandates for the fund, targeting tobacco makers, human rights violations and excessive emissions of climate change gases, among others, as grounds for exclusion from the fund’s investment portfolio.
added Jan 11, 2018 19:23

[Netherlands] UPDATE 2-Dutch ABP pension fund to pull investments in tobacco, nuclear arms makers

Floris Italianer, director of the Dutch Heart Foundation, praised ABP for taking a leading role in helping to discourage tobacco use and called on other financial institutions to follow suit. ”ABP has provided a good example: it is high time to stop inv
added Jan 11, 2018 19:22

[Australia] 'It was a staggering success but I was a drug dealer': Paul Hogan goes from selling smokes to pushing cancer research - and you won't believe his first cigarette TV commercial

WARNING: CONTAINS TOBACCO ADVERTISING MATERIAL Paul Hogan, who introduced Australians to Winfield cigarettes in a wildly successful television advertising campaign, is now asking his countrymen to donate money for cancer research.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:59

[District of Columbia] Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, announced today its zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens' Washington, D.C. flag
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 00:59

[UK] Tobacco Manufacturers' Association: how the 'most challenging industry' is trying to turn a reputational corner

Should the DH’s July thumbs-up for e-cigarettes be seen as the result of successful lobbying by the TMA and its members? Roca responds: "It’s common sense – we called for it, but so did the health groups; so it is clear there is alignment there, and I ap
PR Week (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09

MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42

EDWARDS: Lest We Forget: Harm-Reduction Research is Important and Increasing, but Other Facets of Tobacco Control Research Remain a High Priority [FREE FULL TEXT]

researchers should remember that tobacco control is not just about harm reduction and helping smokers to quit. There is a continuing need to protect the next generation of children from starting to smoke and vulnerable groups from SHS exposure, and we sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:47

[UK] Local councils cut millions of pounds from stop-smoking services while investments in tobacco companies soar

Investments in cigarette giants including Phillip Morris and Imperial Tobacco by local authorities in England have increased by hundreds of millions of pounds over the past five years. At the same time, councils have nearly halved the money available to
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:42
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