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'War of Innovation' Rages in Tobacco Industry

As a testament to the Lausanne, Switzerland-based firm’s new greeting on its re-launched homepage, “Designing a smoke-free future,” the high-tech center has three wings named Earth, Wind and Air. The absence of Fire signifies the company’s push for “hea
Investopedia.com
added Mar 10, 2017 15:38
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[Netherlands] 80% of major Dutch pension funds invest in tobacco: report

More than two-thirds (80 per cent) of major Dutch pension funds have investments in the tobacco industry, according to a report by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development, which shared responses from 30 of the country’s 50 largest
Benefits Canada (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:40
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The God portfolio: ‘Biblically responsible’ investors flock to biotech

A pair of index funds launched last week promise to filter out companies that don’t “align with biblical values.” That means no “sin stocks” that deal in alcohol, tobacco, or firearms. Instead, they’re exclusively investing in “inspiring” companies, acc
statnews.com
added Mar 9, 2017 15:58
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Philip Morris International (PMI) Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $1.04 Per Share

Business Wire
added Mar 9, 2017 14:43
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[UK] MPs investing in cigarette companies, oil giants and 'tax avoiders' through their pension scheme

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF), whose investments have never been made public before, ploughed more money into British American Tobacco (BAT) and oil giant BP and than any other two companies over the past year. Millions of pounds wer
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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Will "Heat-Not-Burn" E-Cigs Kill Off Vaping?

The heat-not-burn technology, though, promises to vastly expand the manufacturers' lifecycle as the use of real tobacco allows them to continue profiting from their primary cash crop. It might also serve to effectively snuff out any remaining vaping compe
Motley Fool
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30
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What Reynolds American's Earnings Mean for Altria's Future

The strategic moves that Reynolds American makes have an impact on Altria, especially as Reynolds embarks on its shared voyage with BAT. Altria investors should look closely at what the company's main rival to make sure that Altria can retain its leaders
Motley Fool
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30
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[Indonesia] Report on Companies and Financial Institutions Benefiting from Human Rights Violations and Environmental Destruction (PDF)

Child labour and the tobacco supply chain: Tobacco grown by small, independent farmers in Indonesia enters the supply chains of Indonesian tobacco companies of various sizes, as well as the world’s largest multinational tobacco companies. The largest
Facing Finance (de)
added Feb 10, 2017 16:41
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[Indonesia] Did a Child Get Sick Farming the Tobacco in Your Cigarette?

Facing Finance published its fifth annual Dirty Profits report, which informs investors about human rights abuses...multinational tobacco companies will hold their annual shareholder meetings. It’s the perfect time for investors to speak out, and urge com
Human Rights Watch
added Feb 10, 2017 16:10
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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17
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