Dave Janazzo’s latest blog piece explains how Larry Fink’s (BlackRock CEO) positioning of climate change as a factor in the reshaping of finance aligns with the Industry Transformation strategy and Tobacco Transformation Index.
Yuchen Xue notes an oversight in the Lancet’s account of occupational hazards in China-namely, smoking in the workplace. Read more here.
Complements ongoing tobacco control efforts to accelerate quitting and switching to tobacco harm reduction products while understanding the individual smoker
Aims to diversify tobacco-dependent economies, ensuring that smallholder farmers impacted by the declining demand for tobacco are supported to find sustainable alternative livelihoods
Focuses on delivering change across the entire global tobacco industry and nicotine ecosystem
Smoking is the world’s leading cause of preventable death
There are 7.2 million smoking-related deaths annually, killing more people than hiv/aids, malaria & tuberculosis combined.2
Nearly 70 percent of smokers want to quit.5
Second-hand smoke causes more than 890,000 premature deaths per year.6