13.02.2013 - Greens slam Future Fund over big tobacco
A Labor backbencher says he would like the Future Fund to make more moral investments, but understands it's not a perfect world. The Australian Greens have again raised concerns about the Future Fund investing in tobacco companies. The government-owned fund, run by an independent board, has investments of $221 million in 15 tobacco companies, a Senate Estimates hearing was told on Tuesday. It last purchased tobacco stock in May 2012 in the Czech Republic division of Philip Morris...............................................Full Article: Source
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