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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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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 November 2014

USA: Philip Morris's new tobacco purchasing model could reduce child labour, says Human Rights Watch

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14 May 2014

[PDF] Appendix

Author: Human Rights Watch

[Includes correspondence with Altria, British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco, Lorillard Tobacco (part of Carolina Group), Philip Morris International, Reynolds American & Universal Corporation]

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1 January 2014

Sustainability Focus: Child Labour Due Diligence in Labour Intensive Industries

Author: Vigeo

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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19 January 2010

Norway Excludes 17 Tobacco Companies From Oil Fund

Author: Vibeke Laroi, Josiane Kremer, BusinessWeek

Norway excluded 17 tobacco companies, including British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International Inc., from its sovereign wealth fund based on ethical guidelines. Altria Group Inc., Japan Tobacco Inc., Reynolds American Inc., Swedish...

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19 January 2010

Norway excludes 17 tobacco firms from its global pension fund on ethical grounds

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19 January 2010

Tobacco producers excluded from Government Pension Fund Global

Author: Ministry of Finance - Norway

The Ministry of Finance has decided to exclude 17 companies that produce tobacco from the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), based on a recommendation from the Fund’s Council on Ethics. The divestment of shares in these companies has now been...

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3 January 2007
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Author: Diario Jujuy [Argentina]

Hoy se pondrá en marcha la tercera edición del programa “Porvenir”, que abarcará a toda la zona tabacalera de Jujuy, con unos 700 chicos beneficiarios y cuatro centros, y Salta (cuarto año). El programa, que apunta a la prevención del trabajo infantil...

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