Philip Morris International
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in USA
Author: Ruth David & Fabio Benedetti Valentini, Bloomberg
"BNP Paribas says it will stop funding for tobacco industry", 24 Nov 2017...
Permanent Court of Arbitration orders Philip Morris to pay up to $38million to Australian Govt. over tobacco packaging challenge
Author: BBC (UK)
"Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia", 10 Jul 2017...
Africa: Investigation reveals tobacco firms allegedly threatening efforts that could save millions from harmful effects of tobacco use; companies comment
Multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. Various companies mentioned in the investigation...
John Ruggie analyses power of multinational firms - aims to bridge gap between voluntary & binding approaches
Author: John Ruggie, Harvard University, Regulation & Governance (Australia)
"Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy", 27 June 2017...
- Related companies: Alphabet Apple British American Tobacco Coca-Cola ExxonMobil General Electric Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft Novartis Occidental Petroleum Philip Morris International Reynolds American RJ Reynolds (part of Reynolds American) Shell Sinopec Starbucks Statoil Total Toyota Unilever Walt Disney
Author: Mathilde Dupré, Alternatives Economiques (France)
« Arbitrage d'investissement : une justice d'exception au service des multinationales », 8 juin 2017...
Australia: World Trade Organization says restrictive packaging law is a legitimate public health measure in dispute related to trade & tobacco companies
Author: Tom Miles, Martinne Geller & John Stonestreet, Reuters
"Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case, reports", 5 May 2017...
Proposed businesses & human rights treaty could be used to establish binding obligations on states to reform intl. investment agreements, says academic
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
"Human rights must be integrated into international investment agreements" - Joint statement by NGOs, experts