Our strategy highlights the importance of governance-related topics, which cannot be overstated. Our company’s policies, rules, and procedures define our ability to implement sound strategies that successfully address environmental and social issues.


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Addressing the social impacts generated by our products is the core of your strategy. These are the areas on which we must focus our resources, to innovate and develop solutions that can contribute to solving some of society's most pressing challenges. This also represents and opportunity for growth and our strongest competitive advantage. The biggest and most pressing negative externality our strategy aims to address is thehealth impacts of cigarette smoking. This is the most important contribution we can make to public health and is the cornerstone of PMI’s purpose and business strategy.
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We must responsibly manage the impacts of our company's operations throughout the value chain. From a social standpoint, this includes ensuring fair treatment and empowerment of our employees and improving the lives of people across our supply chain. On the environmental front, this means tackling climate change and preserving natural ecosystems.
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This online content about our Integrated Report should be read in conjunction with PMI’s 2021 Integrated Report. The information and data presented here cover the 2021 calendar year or reflect status at December 31, 2021, worldwide, unless otherwise indicated. Where not specified, data come from PMI estimates. Please also refer to 'This report at a glance' on page 5 of the 2021 Integrated Report 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 on page 252. In the 2021 Integrated Report and in related communications, the terms “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 U.S. securities laws and/or disclosures required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


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