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‘Can a Tobacco Company Be Sustainable?’ Philip Morris International Says ‘Absolutely,’ and... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Wednesday 15 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today published its fourth Sustainability Report, detailing its progress in key areas across its value chain. PMI’s mission to unsmoke the world is core to its sustainability ambition and business strategy. André...

CORRECTING and REPLACING US FDA Action Enables Millions of American Smokers to Give Up Cigarettes -Wednesday 8 May 2019

CORRECTION...by Philip Morris International (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Second paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PMI will bring IQOS to the U.S. in cooperation with Altria Group, Inc., and its subsidiary Philip Morris USA (instead of PMI will bring IQOS to the U.S. in cooperation with...

Philip Morris International CEO Speaks at Boston College Chief Executives Club -Saturday 4 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- André Calantzopoulos, chief executive officer of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM), today addressed the Boston College Chief Executives Club, setting out how PMI is radically changing its business to unsmoke the world and encourage the hundreds of millions of...

Philip Morris International CEO to Speak at Boston College Chief Executives Club -Thursday 2 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDIA ADVISORY What: André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI), will address Boston’s business community and leaders during an invitation-only event at the Boston College Chief Executives Club, a long-recognized forum for...

Philip Morris International Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Authorization For Sale of IQOS in the... -Wednesday 1 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today confirmed that IQOS, Philip Morris International’s electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorized it for sale in the United States. FDA’s decision follows its...

Age Matters: PMI Calls All Tobacco and E-Cigarette Companies To Do Their Part to Guard Against Youth Nicotine Use -Wednesday 24 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today reaffirmed its vision for the future: To achieve a smoke-free world; that is, one without cigarettes. For the hundreds of millions of men and women globally who will otherwise continue to smoke, PMI’s goal is to switch...

Philip Morris International Presents IQOS World Revealed by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week 2019  -Tuesday 9 April 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today presents IQOS World revealed by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week 2019, the pinnacle event in the world of art and design. IQOS, the flagship innovation in PMI’s smoke-free portfolio, will host the exhibition to the...

Philip Morris International Enters the ‘Year of Unsmoke’—Calls on All Those Who Can Empower a... -Monday 8 April 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today launched “The Year of Unsmoke,” an urgent call to action to smokers, nonsmokers, regulators and agents of change across the world to drive a better future for the world’s 1.1 billion smokers and their families, loved...

Philip Morris International Bolsters Washington, D.C., Presence with Key Staff Appointments -Tuesday 2 April 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International’s (PMI) Washington, D.C., operations are being strengthened with two key personnel moves. J.B. Simko has been promoted to Vice President External Affairs and will relocate from New York to serve in his new role as head of the...

Philip Morris International Announces Projects Selected in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT; $21 Million Awarded For... -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...