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Wells Fargo is least-respected company in America — even less than Big Tobacco

Wells Fargo’s score was so low that the company displaced tobacco giants Altria Group and Philip Morris International, who keep pounding out profits even as states and municipalities pile on tobacco taxes. The image of tobacco companies making products
Washington Post
added Jun 5, 2017 20:47
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[Netherlands] ABP under pressure over €1.5bn tobacco investments

Employees of the Netherlands’ university medical centres (UMC) have called for their pension fund, ABP, to stop investing in the tobacco industry. Jos Aartsen, chairman of the academic hospital UMC Groningen, spoke out during a conference entitled ‘Aimin
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:13
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[UK] Hampshire County Council slammed after £80 million pumped into British American Tobacco

Hampshire County Council’s pension fund has invested the money into one of the biggest tobacco companies in the world, British American Tobacco (BAT). The council top the list of UK authorities who have investments in tobacco.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:23
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Research Reports on Cigarettes Equities -- Altria, Philip Morris, Reynolds American, and British American Tobacco

Companies in the Cigarette space have often been coveted by dividend investors given the relatively inelastic demand for their products. These firms are also well known for dividend consistency and payout yields that are typically much higher than averag
PR Newswire
added Jun 2, 2017 21:44
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[UK] TINDALL/BOWMAN: Following the decision by a group of investors to quit the tobacco industry, should others follow suit?

Q: Following the decision by a group of investors to quit the tobacco industry, should others follow suit? YES – Adam Tindall, chief executive of AMP Capital / NO – Sam Bowman, executive director of the Adam Smith Institute.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 16:59
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Vector Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Business Wire
added Jun 1, 2017 19:56
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[UK] Global investors support government action on tobacco control

53 investors, health systems, pension funds and insurers, representing US$3.8 trillion in assets under management, have signed a statement to the World Health Organization (WHO) representatives and national health ministers openly supporting stronger reg
PRI Association (Principles for Responsible Investment) (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:44
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[UK] World must stop investing in tobacco say fund managers in charge of $3.8 trillion

”We strive within our own scope of action to support the ambition of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in line with our commitment to the positive role finance can play in sustainable development more broadly".
The Independent (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:33
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UK councils under pressure over £1bn of tobacco investments

Some of the world’s largest investment firms have thrown their weight behind efforts to combat smoking, sparking renewed calls for UK local authorities to divest all their shares in the tobacco industry from their pension fund investments. More than 50
The Guardian (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:31
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Investment groups tell investors to give up tobacco industry

Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital have already sold or are selling their tobacco investments. The companies launched their appeal on the annual World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). Along with 50 other firms with investments totalling $3.8tn, they have pledged "t
BBC Online
added May 31, 2017 18:26
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