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Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights
Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the Investor Alliance for Human Rights announced that they are calling on fellow shareholders in gun maker American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) to support a proposal requesting the...
Norway: Govt. wealth fund to invest again in 5 companies previously excluded over human rights concerns
Author: Pensions & Investments
"Norway's sovereign wealth giant investing again in 5 companies", 26 June 2019...
Author: Piero Locatelli, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)
“Há 15 anos vítima de trabalho escravo, trabalhador ainda foi usado para pegar empréstimo”, 30 de abril de 2019 O agricultor Adão Spinola trabalhou por 15 anos em uma fazenda de fumo onde raramente via a cor de dinheiro. Grande parte do tempo embriaga...
Italy: Guardian reports migrants face exploitative working conditions in areas supplying world's largest tobacco manufacturers
Author: Luca Muzi and Lorenzo Tondo, The Guardian (UK)
"'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry", 31 May 2019...
Brazil: British American Tobacco Plc. and Philip Morris International sued in landmark public health case
“In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs”, 22nd May 2019...
British American Tobacco accused of depriving developing countries of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax needed to provide people with health services
Author: Rob Davies, Guardian (UK)
"Tobacco firm BAT 'costs developing countries $700m in tax", 30 April 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on tax avoidance
- Related companies: British American Tobacco Nobleza Piccardo (part of British American Tobacco) Souza Cruz (part of British American Tobacco)
UK: Ex-tobacco salesman given free cigarettes as perk of job & suffering from cancer to sue British American Tobacco
Author: Jane Dalton, Independent (UK)
"Tobacco salesman given 1,200 free cigarettes a month has inoperable lung cancer", 25 Apr 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
- Related companies: British American Tobacco Philip Morris International Rothmans, Benson & Hedges (part of Philip Morris International)
Canada: Tobacco companies lose appeal in class action lawsuit by smokers about lack of warning re risks of smoking & ordered to pay CA$17 billion in damages
In 1998, Canadian smokers filed a consolidated lawsuit against the Canadian subsidiaries of British American Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International, namely, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.; Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. ...