Research / Reports
World No Tobacco Day 2023: We need food, not tobacco, in an age of mega threats
The theme for this year’s World No Tobacco Day, “We need food, not tobacco,” to be commemorated on May 31, is apt given the rising food insecurity around the world. It aims to raise awareness about alternative crop production and marketing opportunities for tobacco farmers.
Tobacco Use, “Deaths of Despair”, and Widening Inequality in Life Expectancy in the United States
There is substantial concern in the United States (U.S.) today about growing income inequality and the dramatic increase in life expectancy inequality. As discussed below, tobacco use plays an important role in these disparities.
The Global Toll of Preventable Cardiovascular Disease: Why Does It Matter?
Sudden and unexpected, often appearing without previous symptoms or warnings, are terms that appropriately describe the utter shock that some of us feel when we learn after a relatively non-invasive angiogram test that we have a severe artery blockage that put us at high risk of suffering a deadly heart attack or stroke if no…
A Policy Perspective on Climate Change, Health, and Health Systems
Back in 2015, in his powerful Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si” or “Praise Be to You”, Pope Francis made a powerful statement, unifying both the spiritual and scientific dimensions of life, on one of humanity’s greatest challenges in the 21st Century: environmental destruction and climate change.
Webinars / Videos
World No Tobacco Day 2023
A message from Tobacco Free Portfolios Founder & CEO, Dr Bronwyn King on World No Tobacco Day 2023.
YourStake, Your Story with Tobacco Free Portfolios: Earth Day Special
Join co-founder Gabe Rissman and Rebecca Brown of Tobacco Free Portfolios as they discuss how Financial Advisors can join the movement to tobacco-free finance.
A World Without Tobacco Post Pandemic – 2021 Webinar
Tobacco Free Portfolios was pleased to host a webinar in March, 2021, alongside global thought leaders from American Cancer Society, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Truth Initiative, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and The Center for Black Health & Equity to showcase the broad cross section of major tobacco control initiatives. The panel of speakers…
International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) Webinar
Tobacco Free Portfolios, together with the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF), were pleased to co-host the webinar ‘Aligning portfolios with international treaties – where does tobacco fit in?’. In this video, hear from finance leaders who have gone tobacco-free, including Ian Silk, CEO AustralianSuper, Oliver Rousseau, Executive Director Fonds de Reserve Pour Les…
Australia’s Leading CEOs Go Tobacco-Free
Hear from some of Australia’s leading CEOs on why they went tobacco-free, why tobacco-free finance is an important step on the sustainable journey, what they would say to super funds that haven’t gone tobacco-free and how they feel leading a super fund that is tobacco-free.
As You Sow Webinar – Smoke & Mirrors Webinar Launch
Tobacco Free Portfolios CEO Dr Bronwyn King AO was pleased to participate in the global webinar ‘Smoke & Mirrors: Healthcare company retirement plans are addicted to tobacco’, alongside As You Sow, the USA’s non-profit leader in shareholder advocacy, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.