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14 August 2018

So. Africa: Business association says proposed laws meant to reduce deaths from tobacco-related complications could "damage" the economy

Author: Bekezela Phakathi, Business Day (So. Africa)

"Calls mount for government to scrap proposed new tobacco laws"...

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2 July 2018
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Author: El Diario (España)

“La explotación del trabajo infantil aumenta en la industria tabacalera”, 26 de junio de 2018...

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25 June 2018

Investigation reveals rampant child labour in tobacco industry in Indonesia, Malawi & Mexico; includes companies' comments

Author: Sarah Boseley, The Guardian

"Child labour rampant in tobacco industry"...

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7 June 2018

New Annual Briefing on legal accountability: Turning up the heat: Corporate legal accountability for climate change

This year's Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing explores the rising trend of climate litigation brought against companies. Turning up the heat: Corporate legal accountability for climate change examines the opportunities and challenges for ...

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9 April 2018

Zimbabwe: HRW report claims child labour & rights abuses rife in tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled A Bitter Harvest: Child Labour and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe, documenting how children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or...

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6 April 2018
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Author: David Signer, Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Tabak ist, nach dem Minensektor, der zweitwichtigste Devisenbringer für das Land im südlichen Afrika... ...

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6 March 2018
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5 March 2018

France: BNP Paribas Asset Management to exclude tobacco stocks from its managed funds as part of responsible investment policy

Author: Aamina Zafar, Financial Adviser (UK)

"BNP Paribas to stub out tobacco stocks from active range", 2 Mar 2018...

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27 February 2018

Poland: Interview on responsible financing by Director of CSR Department, BNP Paribas

Author: Anna Migdalska, Rzeczpospolita

In this interview Malgorzata Zdzienicka-Grabarz, the director of CSR Department, explains how BGZ BNP Paribas Bank activities are associated with corporate social responsibility, why responsible financing is key for a bank and how it works in practice...

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20 February 2018
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Author: AFP (France)

« Le fonds souverain de la Norvège s'attaque à la corruption », 14 février 2018...

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