January 28, 2018

PMI recognized as global leader in managing climate change

CDP Supplier Engagement Leader 2018

PMI today achieved global leadership status for its supplier engagement efforts to reduce emissions and lower climate-related risks in its supply chain, placing the company on CDP’s Supplier Engagement leader board. PMI is one of 58 companies to be A-Listed, ranking in the top 2% of over 3,300 companies assessed by CDP on their supply chain engagement strategies in 2017.

Speaking about the results, Massimo Andolina, Senior Vice President of Operations at PMI said, “We are proud to be named a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader, demonstrating the importance PMI places on working closely with its suppliers across the value chain to achieve collective sustainability goals and mitigate climate change. Above all, our work to engage with our partners in the tobacco-growing supply chain plays a crucial part in helping us to achieve important advances in our environmental footprint as we strive to meet our science-based targets. We thank all of our suppliers for their ongoing efforts in contributing to this key part of our work.”

CDP is the leading international non-profit organization independently assessing the environmental efforts of thousands of companies worldwide against its scoring methodology and is considered the number one climate research provider for investors.

As a member of CDP’s supply chain program, PMI is one of 99 companies with a combined purchasing power of over US$3 trillion working to engage its suppliers and tackle climate, water and forest-related risks in its supply chain.

The CDP Supplier Engagement leader board can be found in their Global Supply Chain Report 2018: Closing the Gap: Scaling up sustainable supply chain practices.