At-A-Glance - Altria
Altria Group owns three premier tobacco companies in the United States.
Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and John Middleton have leading positions in the cigarette, smokeless tobacco and large machine-made cigar categories. Altria also has a substantial position in the alcohol business with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and an economic interest in SABMiller plc.
Our companies share common histories of creating products with exceptional craftsmanship and strong brands while achieving great successes. In fact,
While enjoying great success, our companies have faced formidable challenges. They have addressed these challenges with a drive to improve and evolve. As attitudes toward tobacco have changed, our companies have changed the way they do business.
Our companies are working to align their business practices with society's expectations by:
They do this while maintaining financial strength and focusing on strategies for long-term growth. By adhering to Altria’s Mission & Values, our companies are discovering more ways to succeed responsibly.
The success of our companies’ brands is directly connected to the talent and expertise of our employees. We invest in our approximately 9,000 hourly and salaried employees to develop the leadership capabilities and skills needed to tackle the challenges of working for a tobacco or wine business. And, we proudly support them as they contribute their time, energy and talents to improve the communities where we all live and work.
That's how we do business at Altria Today.
Our Mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.
Our Values are operating with integrity, trust and respect; demonstrating a passion to succeed; executing with quality; driving creativity into everything we do and sharing with others.
- 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report
- Our Approach to Responsibility
- Altria Named to 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index
- Altria ranked 20th on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 2013 "100 Best Corporate Citizens List".
- In 2012, FORTUNE magazine ranked Altria 4th among all companies and 1st in the tobacco industry in social responsibility.