British American Tobacco
Headquarters in United Kingdom
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Vigeo identified four sectors (Mining, Food, Tobacco and Specialised Retail) that are more exposed to child labour issues than others due their high labour intensity, complex supply chains and their frequent presence weak governance zones. Vigeo’s...
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Author: Sabrina Tavernise, New York Times
Tobacco companies are pushing back against a worldwide rise in antismoking laws...[by] warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health...
Author: Jim Wright, for GOXI
From 1 October 2013 company directors of UK Companies will have to include human rights issues in their annual reports...This review examines how FTSE 100 companies reported Human Rights in their 2012 Annual Reports...Some companies have provided...
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for class action lawsuit against Philip Morris Brasil and Souza Cruz (part of British American Tobacco) over allegations that the companies made misleading statements in their advertising and...
The content of European Council working party meetings on the EU’s tobacco policy review is being leaked to the industry...Then industry goes to certain capitals and complains about the positions taken up by some member states. “That shouldn’t really...
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UK firms to be forced to reveal where they pay tax, as we reveal one in four top names pay no corporation tax at all
Author: Alex Hawkes, Mail on Sunday [UK]
Britain is to drop its opposition to plans that will force all European companies to say what tax they pay wherever they operate. After agreement in Brussels...that Europe’s banks must reveal the taxes paid in each country, the Treasury is understood...
Author: Guardian [UK]
Australia's world-first laws on cigarette and tobacco plain packaging have come into force, replacing brand logos and colours with generic drab olive green coverings, gruesome pictures of diseased body parts…It is the world's most strict regime for...
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[PDF] Shaping Corporate Social Responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa - Guidance Notes from a Mapping Survey
Author: GIZ (Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector - CCPS, South Africa)
The GIZ Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector (CCPS) endeavours to partner with companies...to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in sub-Saharan Africa; in doing so, it [considers]...that through socially and environmentally...
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Australia's highest court has upheld a new government law on mandatory packaging for cigarettes that removes brand colours and logos from packaging. The law requires cigarettes to be sold in olive green packets, with graphic images warning of the...