The Tobacco Transformation Index®

The Tobacco Transformation Index® aims to accelerate the reduction of harm caused by tobacco use. The Index ranks the world’s 15 largest tobacco companies on their relative progress toward harm reduction.

RRP Supply Chain Landscape

The Study provides a comprehensive review of the manufacturing and distribution of Reduced-Risk Products, including particular attention to environmental impacts across all parts of the supply chain. Phase 1 report focuses on the raw materials used in the manufacturing of RRPs.

David Janazzo Interview on GFN.TV

David Janazzo joins Brent Stafford on GFN.TV (Regulator Watch) to discuss the state of the tobacco industry's efforts in enabling the global switch to less harmful nicotine products.

Idwala Blog Posts, Research Reports and Tools

Pieter Vorster, Idwala Research, takes an in depth look at the 2022 Tobacco Transformation Index through new blog posts and three research reports: Underlying Score and Score Change Drivers of the Top Seven, Peer Comparison of Top-Ranked Companies, and Underlying Score and Score Change Drivers of the Next Eight. Along with the reports, he introduces MS Excel analysis tools, which enable users to efficiently interrogate Index data.

On April 18, 2023, Barnaby Page (Editorial Director, Tamarind Intelligence), spoke with David Janazzo (Index Program Officer), and Pieter Vorster (Managing Director, Idwala), about the underlying drivers of the Index scores and rankings.

What Is the Tobacco Transformation Index®?

The Index is a tool to accelerate the necessary transformation of the global tobacco industry for the benefit of public health.

By monitoring and critically evaluating tobacco companies’ behavior, including actions that either support or impede tobacco harm reduction, the Index provides objective, transparent information to all stakeholders and incentivizes companies to act more quickly and responsibly than they otherwise would.

This short animation explains how the Index can encourage industry transformation and accelerate tobacco harm reduction.

David Janazzo discusses the 2022 Tobacco Transformation Index.

During the 2021 Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum (GTNF) in London, key stakeholders discussed the Tobacco Transformation Index and its potential to become a valuable tool for investors and the implications for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing.

Erik Bloomquist, Pieter Vorster, and Rupert Wilson discuss considerations of the Index as a tool for investors.

Jonathan Fell discusses the implications of ESG investing for industry transformation.

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