2019 Corporate Responsibility Magazine:
Altria was named 14th in CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.

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Our future success will be won by our continued ability to attract, develop, and engage diverse, talented people, and we are committed to that goal."

Charlie Whitaker, Senior Vice President,
Chief Human Resources Officer & Chief Compliance Officer, Altria Group

Our Goal

Our employees' leadership and passion to succeed has enabled us to create and grow some of the biggest brands in the largest tobacco categories, maintain superior trade relationships and drive shareholder value.

Our employee goal is to develop high performing and engaged employees who will help us continue to deliver superior results in the future. Our approach continues to include promoting a vibrant, inclusive workplace; attracting, developing and retaining talented and diverse people; rewarding and recognizing our employees and creating a safe workplace.

And we know that in a dynamic and rapidly changing industry, we need to build on that passion to transform our business, talent and culture to win in the future. That's why, we are investing in a transformative effort [link to flipping book] of our talent and culture to deliver superior results.

Our Focus

Promoting a Vibrant, Inclusive Workplace

We're focused on building a more diverse and inclusive culture. Although we've set goals and made some progress, more still needs to be done. We have an opportunity to lead and make significant change.

Attracting Developing & Retaining Talent

In 2018, our companies’ invested $14.7 Million in training and development programs

Rewarding & Recognizing Employees

Altria and its companies offer some of the most comprehensive and competitive benefits within the Fortune 500.*

Creating a Safe Workplace

Our safety goal is simple – we want all employees to have an injury-free career. We’re committed to occupational injury and illness prevention and to full compliance with laws and regulations relating to employee safety and health

Employee Resource Groups

Adult tobacco and wine consumers come from all different backgrounds with changing tastes and a wide range of personal preferences. It's important to invite our diverse co-workers to share their experiences to help our businesses connect with these diverse adult consumers.

Compliance & Integrity

Our success depends on our people and how we conduct business. We pursue our business objectives with integrity and in full compliance with all applicable laws.

We Welcome Veterans

  • At the Altria family of companies, we appreciate and honor the men and women of the Armed Forces and have many employees who have served our country. Please take the opportunity to watch the videos that share the stories of some of our veterans.

    Tools for Transitioning Military

    We provide a military skills translator application that enables veterans and transitioning service members to identify careers at Altria that best align with the skills they obtained while in service. The translator converts Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes, additional duties, and training into civilian skills, occupations and jobs.

    Military Support

    Our company is proud to support programs for veterans, active duty and transitioning military personnel as well as their families.  We are proud to count the USO, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and many others as partners in these efforts.

    The Altria family of companies is proud to be a certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) employer.

    A Department of Defense committee, The Virginia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), honored PM USA with the “Above and Beyond” award, granted for the extraordinary support that Altria provides to its employees who continue to serve our nation. Some of that support includes: differential pay, an activation bonus, job retention and reinstatement, continued health benefits for families while activated, and more.

    Employee Involvement

    Employees also participate in Altria Companies Employee Community Fund (ACECF), a nonprofit funded, managed and supported by employees. When employees combine their donations, they are able to make a larger impact in the communities they call home. Many organizations receiving grants through the fund support military personnel, veterans and their families.

    Employee Resource Group

    SALUTE, Altria’s Military Network is a community for all Altria employees whose interests align with supporting active duty, reserve, former military service members and their families. The ERG’s mission is to: Support current and former military service members and their families, help recruit, develop, and retain military talent, and engage with external support organizations.

Brandy, Senior Manager in Talent Acquisition, shares her experience going from military life to civilian life and how Altria can support veterans like her begin a new chapter in their lives.
Greg, Territory Sales Manager for Altria Group Distribution Company, talks about how his experience in the U.S. Marine Corps has prepared him for the challenges and responsibilities he gets to take on day to day with Altria.​​
Pete, Mechanic for Philip Morris USA and a former Marine, talks about Altria's many efforts to stay connected to and support the veteran community.​

What Our Veterans Say

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