#121 A Tobacco Free World with Dr Bronwyn King AO


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Dr Bronwyn King is an Australian oncologist and in 2010 founded and became CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios, a not-for-profit organisation that collaborates with the world’s largest financial organisations to drive global change towards tobacco-free finance. In 2017 Bronwyn was made the Inaugural Distinguished Fellow in a joint initiative between Kings' College London and the University of Melbourne. She also became a “Diplomat of the Global Charter” of the World Federation of Public Health Associations and was made a VicHealth Champion. In 2019 she was awarded an Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to community health and named 2019 Melburnian of the Year.

More info at https://tobaccofreeportfolios.org/

Today we discuss her inspirational work that has led to 85% of investment funds in Australia being Tobacco Free by default and this flowing onto the rest of the world.


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