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May 24, 2019
Philip Morris International Recognized as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change for the Third Year Running
CDP, formerly known as the
PMI’s ranking places the company among the top 9% of corporations, known
as “A Listers.” CDP’s Climate Change benchmark report is produced at the
request of 827 investors with assets of
Commenting on the results, PMI’s Head of Environmental Sustainability,
“We’re very pleased to be included on the CDP A List again, and remain dedicated to playing our part in limiting global warming. Building on the reduction of 200,000 tons of CO2 since 2010 across our operations, and our continued action to promote sustainable tobacco production and environmental improvements across our value chain, next year we will announce a suite of new targets based directly on climate science.”
“PMI encourages strong action on climate change and supported an
ambitious outcome to
The Climate A List is released today in CDP’s report, Out of the starting blocks: Tracking progress on corporate climate action, which establishes the baseline for corporate climate action and recognizes that global corporations have started the transition towards a low-carbon economy, with some already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords. Companies’ progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions is in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement and will be tracked against this baseline in future annual reports.
The Climate A List, along with the climate scores of all companies publicly taking part in CDP’s climate change program this year, is available on CDP’s website.
For more information on PMI’s sustainability work, read our Communication on Progress Report to the UN Global Compact.
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