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Philip Morris International Announces Projects Selected in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT; $21 Million Awarded For... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today 31 projects selected for funding in the second round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative supporting third party programs dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council...

PMI’s Latest Study Indicates E-Cigarettes Induce Less Biological Responses Associated with Cardiovascular and... -Thursday 14 March 2019

Landmark 6-month study demonstrating that e-cigarette vapors induce significantly lower biological responses associated with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases compared with cigarette smoke. This first-of-its-kind study evaluated the impact of e-cigarette vapor, with and without...

Philip Morris International Spearheads Drive for Change on International Women’s Day -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is honoring International Women’s Day by hosting “Fair Share: The Future of Communicating with Women,” a conference to help improve gender bilingual communications. Flipping the script on traditional events hosted on this...

Philip Morris International Leads by Example on Equal Pay: Becomes First Multinational to Obtain Global EQUAL-SALARY... -Monday 4 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today becomes the first international company to be certified globally for equal pay by the independent third-party EQUAL-SALARY Foundation. The certification confirms PMI’s commitment to equality and is an important building...

Philip Morris International Recognized as a Global Top Employer for Third Year in a Row  -Thursday 31 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today is recognized as a Global Top Employer for the third year running. This year’s certification is awarded to PMI teams in 49 countries – the largest number to date – and reaffirms the company’s consistency and...

PMI Among Elite Group of Companies to Score A for Climate Change -Wednesday 23 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact nonprofit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A List for the fifth consecutive year. As the only tobacco company to have...

PMI Explores Global Public Health Issues in New White Paper -Wednesday 23 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a new White Paper, “Public Health—Much Harder than Rocket Science,” Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) looks at the dynamics between consumers, corporations and authorities across a range of global public health issues. It is based on a recent global survey...

PMI’s Mission Winnow Goes Full Throttle with Ducati Corse for 2019 MotoGP™ -Saturday 19 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is pleased to announce that its Mission Winnow initiative is expanding in 2019 to include the Ducati Corse racing team. Mission Winnow is a PMI-led campaign to raise global awareness of our passion and determination to...

Philip Morris International and Dorna Switch Gears in Quest for a World without Tobacco Smoke -Saturday 17 November 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) and Dorna Sports S.L., the commercial rights holder for the world FIM MotoGP Championships, have extended their partnership until the end of 2021. The two organizations have collaborated successfully for 26 years. As of 2019,...

Philip Morris International Launches Next Generation of IQOS, the World’s Leading Heated Tobacco Product -Tuesday 23 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In its passion and drive to provide better choices to people who smoke, Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), the global leader in smoke-free innovation and science, has launched the next generation of IQOS. The new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI integrate...

PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries... -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely switch to better...

PMI Supports FCTC Protocol to Tackle Illicit Trade -Monday 8 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) is today publishing its position paper supporting the WHO FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. In its paper, PMI is expressing its views on how to best tackle illicit tobacco trade as the first Meeting...

Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa Third Year in a Row -Friday 5 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today was recognized for the third consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s commitment to creating an excellent work environment for its employees. This certification is the result of independent...

PMI and Scuderia Ferrari Look to the Future with Mission Winnow -Thursday 4 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) and Scuderia Ferrari today rounded a new turn in their 45-year partnership with the unveiling of Mission Winnow, a new global initiative to create engagement around the role of science, technology and innovation as a powerful...

PMI Releases Position Paper for COP8: Addresses Need for Harm-Reduction Strategies -Tuesday 2 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) is today publishing its position paper on its views surrounding the Eighth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP8) to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC). With more than one...

PMI: Taking Bold Action for Global Change: a Conversation on Tobacco Today and Transformation for Tomorrow -Wednesday 26 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place in September 24 & 25 in New York, André Calantzopoulos, CEO of Philip Morris International, delivered a speech highlighting the need to have a dialogue between the industry, leaders, policy-makers, scientists, medical, and...

PMI Takes Smoke-Free Call to Creative Communities Truly Global at Middle East and Africa’s Premier Gathering -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) is taking its call to the creative, media and communications communities to go smoke-free to the Middle East and Africa. We started our push at the Cannes Festival of Creativity, where we asked creative agencies to join...

Remembering Mr. Sergio Marchionne -Wednesday 25 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Sergio Marchionne, an esteemed member of the board. We offer our condolences to his family and friends in this difficult time. As one of the most respected business...

Philip Morris International Announces Non-Executive Board Chairman Louis Camilleri to Assume CEO Role at Ferrari S.p.A. ... -Sunday 22 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) has its board member, Sergio Marchionne, and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. We congratulate our board chairman, Louis Camilleri, as he assumes the role of CEO of Ferrari...

Philip Morris International Makes Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future Through Partnership with Physician-Founded... -Thursday 28 June 2018  

Parallax Development Corp. (“Parallax”) and Philip Morris International (“PMI”) will join forces to develop innovations in alternative nicotine-delivery platforms. Parallax is a start-up co-founded by two leading Canadian pulmonary physicians focused on developing an inhalable...