As the world's only organization solely focused on driving tobacco-free finance, we work collaboratively with finance leaders to help implement tobacco-free finance policies across investment, lending and insurance.
Our mission is to create a tobacco-free future. Tobacco production relies on child labor - with an estimated 1.3 million children working on tobacco farms. Tobacco kills 8 million people each year (including 1.2 million non-smokers) and is the cause of the #1 ocean plastic.
Our flagship initiative – The Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge – was launched in 2018 and has nearly 200 Signatories with >$16 trillion combined AUM. We estimate 90% of the world is still invested in tobacco, so there is much work to do.
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