Tagged: tobacco

No more tobacco

The ethical guidelines in DnB NOR Asset Management and Vital have now been coordinated and have thus become stricter. “High ethical standards are vital to DnB NOR,” says Torkild Varran, head of DnB NOR...

Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products in Norway

By July 1, 2011 all cigarette packs in Norway shall carry a pictorial health warning, writes the Norwegian Government on its website. “Research shows that pictorial warnings are far more efficient than textual warnings....

Norwegian youth drink less

On Aug. 12, The Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) reported that Norwegian youth are consuming less alcohol than they did ten years ago. They are also smoking less and using less drugs,...

Norway Proposes to Exclude Tobacco From Wealth Fund

April 3 (Bloomberg) — Norway proposed excluding tobacco producers as part of an overhaul of ethical guidelines for its $310 billion sovereign wealth fund. “There’s no healthy way to use tobacco,” Finance Minister Kristin...