Tobacco causes more than eight million deaths every year – and many of us are far more complicit in the problem than we realize.
Dr Bronwyn King Speaks at TEDxSydney
Tobacco causes more than eight million deaths every year — and many of us are far more complicit in the problem than we realise. In a bold talk, oncologist Dr. Bronwyn King AO tells the story of how she uncovered the deep ties between the tobacco industry and the entire global finance sector, which invests our money in cigarette companies through big banks, insurers and pension funds.
Australian Women’s Weekly
Dr Bronwyn King AO and the work of Tobacco Free Portfolios was profiled in Australia’s most read magazine.
Launch of New Pledge Stamp Membership – 2020
For World No Tobacco Day 2020, Tobacco Free Portfolios together with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative and Principles for Responsible Investment co-hosted a high-level webinar to showcase progress in attracting new signatories to the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge.
Tobacco-Free Finance Celebration
Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, Dr Bronwyn King, Clare Payne and Dr Rachel Melsom, together with CEOs and Chairs of dozens of Australian pension funds and fund managers celebrated the progress to date in the transition to tobacco-free finance. AU$1.3 Trillion of Australians’ superannuation savings were invested under tobacco-free policies as of October 2018.
SEB Announce Tobacco-Free Position
SEB – a Swedish Bank and Asset Manager have announced their exclusion of tobacco in their annual report
Clare Payne, Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Clare spoke on decision-making during times of crisis, covering what it means to lead well and how ethical frameworks can help to make tough choices.
Dr Rachel Melsom, interview by Sandra Wolf, Editor, mallowstreet
In this twenty minute video interview, Dr Rachel Melsom discusses progress in tobacco-free finance in the UK/Europe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, when interest in global health is at an all-time high.
Dr Bronwyn King AO, Mercer Fireside Q&A
The general community is just starting to appreciate it’s powerful voice when it comes to how money is invested