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Altria on sustainability index

| September 17, 2012

Altria said on Thursday that it had been named a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America), which represented recognition of the company’s ongoing progress in responsibly managing its business practices.

“Responsibility is core to Altria’s mission and our businesses,” said Jennifer Hunter, senior vice president of corporate affairs, Altria client services.

“Being named to DJSI North America illustrates our businesses and employees’ progress against our mission and recognition that we continue to make important progress in addressing the expectations of our many stakeholders.”

‘DJSI North America includes 140 companies from theUSandCanadathat lead the field in terms of sustainability,’ Altria said in a note posted on its website.

‘The index evaluates corporations based on a variety of environmental, social and corporate governance criteria.

‘It is used by the investment community to evaluate companies based on their business practices.’

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