Aerosol – Gaseous suspension of fine solid particles and/or liquid droplets

ALP – Agricultural Labor Practices

AWS – Alliance for Water Stewardship

BOS - Behavioral Observation Systems

CDP – Carbon Disclosure Project

CHTP – Carbon-Heated Tobacco Product

CLAs – Collective Labor Agreements

Combustible products – The term PMI uses to refer to cigarettes and OTP, combined

Combustion – The process of burning a substance in oxygen, producing heat and often light

CPA – Crop protective agent

EHTS – Electrically Heated Tobacco System

E-liquids – Refers to a liquid solution that is used in/with e-cigarettes. E-liquids contain different levels of nicotine in a propylene glycol and/or vegetable glycerinbased solution with various flavors

EPR – Extended Producer Responsibility

Estimated users who have stopped smoking
and switched to IQOS – For markets where IQOS is the only heat-not-burn product, this is defined as the daily individual consumption of PMI HTUs representing the totality of their daily tobacco consumption in the past seven days. For markets where IQOS is one among other heat-not-burn products, this is the daily individual consumption of HTUs representing the totality of their daily tobacco consumption in the past seven days, of which at least 70% are PMI HTUs

EVA – Economic value added

E-vapor product – Electrical product that generates an aerosol by heating a nicotine or non-nicotine containing liquid, such as electronic cigarettes (or “e-cigarettes”)

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FCTC – Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

FDA – U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FTs – Field technicians monitoring the implementation of PMI’s Good Agricultural Practices and Agricultural Labor Practices programs

GAP – Good Agricultural Practices

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

GHG – Greenhouse gas

GPP – Global Privacy Program

GTS – Green tobacco sickness

HCV – High conservation value

Heated tobacco product or HTP – A manufactured tobacco product that delivers a nicotine-containing vapor (aerosol), without combustion of the tobacco mixture

Heated tobacco units or HTUs – The term PMI uses to refer to heated tobacco consumables, which for PMI include the company’s HEETS, HEETS Creations, HEETS Marlboro and HEETS FROM MARLBORO, defined collectively as HEETS, as well as Marlboro HeatSticks and Parliament HeatSticks

HHPs – Highly hazardous pesticides

HPHCs – The harmful or potentially harmful constituents which have been identified as likely causes of tobacco-related diseases

Illicit trade – Refers to domestic non-tax paid products

IPM – Integrated Pest Management

IPS – Integrated Production System

KPIs – Key performance indicators

LMICs – Low and middle income countries

LTI – Lost Time Injury

MRTP – Modified Risk Tobacco Product, the term used by the U.S. FDA to refer to RRPs

MRTPA – Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application under section 911 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

NGOs – Non-governmental organizations

OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OTP – Defined as "other tobacco products," primarily roll-your-own and make-your-own cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cigars and cigarillos, and does not include reduced-risk products

P&C – People and Culture

PMI Regions – Effective January 1, 2018, PMI began managing its business in six reporting segments as follows: the European Union Region (EU); the Eastern Europe Region (EE); the Middle East & Africa Region (ME&A), which includes PMI Duty Free; the South & Southeast Asia Region (S&SA); the East Asia & Australia Region (EA&A); and the Latin America & Canada Region (LA&C)

PPE – Personal protective equipment


Reduced-risk products (RRPs) or smoke-free products – Products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. PMI has a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. PMI’s RRPs are smoke-free products that produce an aerosol that contains far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful constituents than found in cigarette smoke

R&D – Research and development

RSP – Responsible Sourcing Principles

SDGs – Sustainable Development Goals

Smoke – A visible suspension of solid particles, liquid droplets, and gases in air, emitted when a material burns

Smoke-free product consumables – The term PMI uses to refer to heated tobacco units used with the IQOS heat-not-burn product, and cartridges containing e-liquids that are used for e-vapor products

STP – Sustainable Tobacco Program

SUP – Single-use plastics

THS – Tobacco Heating System

Tons – “Tons” equates to “metric tons” throughout this report

Total IQOS users – The estimated number of legal age (minimum 18 years) IQOS users that used PMI HTUs for at least 5% of their daily tobacco consumption over the past seven days

Total shipment volume – The combined total of cigarette shipment volume and HTU shipment volume

TPSAC – Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

UNGPs – United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

WASH – Water access, sanitation, and hygiene

WHO – World Health Organization

This online supplement to our integrated report should be read in conjunction with PMI’s Integrated Report 2019. The information and data presented in this online supplement cover the 2019 calendar year or reflect status at December 31, 2019, worldwide, unless otherwise indicated. Where not specified, data come from PMI estimates. See About this online supplement for more information. Aspirational targets and goals do not constitute financial projections, and achievement of future results is subject to risks, uncertainties and inaccurate assumptions, as outlined in our forward-looking and cautionary statements.

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