PMI Named in Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index; the Company Continues to Demonstrate Progress Toward Delivering a
“Integrating ESG into our business is at the core of our smoke-free strategy,” said PMI Chief Sustainability Officer
To make its transformation measurable and transparent, PMI reports regularly on its progress toward achieving its purpose—first announced in 2016—to deliver a smoke-free future by focusing resources on developing, scientifically substantiating, and responsibly commercializing smoke-free products that are less harmful than smoking, with the aim of completely replacing cigarettes with smoke-free alternatives for those adults who would otherwise continue to smoke as soon as possible. In 2016 PMI introduced a set of bespoke key performance indicators (KPIs), Business Transformation Metrics, to clearly showcase the pace and scale of the company’s transformation. These allow stakeholders to assess the actions, resource allocation, and outcomes achieved in PMI’s rapid advancement toward a smoke-free future. In 2019, the company continued to expand these metrics, to 25 indicators, such as the availability of PMI’s smoke-free products worldwide, including in non-
To further demonstrate PMI’s clarity of purpose, in
Additional information on the company’s sustainability efforts and ESG performance are available at PMI.com/Sustainability.
Notes: The term “materiality,” “material,” and similar terms, when used in the context of economic, environmental, and social topics, are defined in the referenced sustainability standards, and are not meant to correspond to the concept of materiality under the
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