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Child labour

Author: Imperial Tobacco, Published on: 6 February 2014

We seek to positively influence and address child labour risk in the supply chain through supplier partnerships, support of the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation and having community livelihoods projects...Our suppliers are expected to comply with generally accepted international standards as well as any local laws and regulations in relation to the employment of children. We engage with our suppliers through the Social Responsibility in Tobacco Production (SRiTP) programme, which includes monitoring of child labour, farmer standards of living and capacity building. Our suppliers have achieved a steady improvement in all three areas that should allow children to attend school and remain in full-time education...

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