News

11. July 2018

Is the tobacco industry highjacking the SDGs?

New analysis exposes how the tobacco industry uses the SDGs in a broad strategy to circumvent regulation. The paper also discusses corporate engagement in the SDGs in general and features a case study on the finance sector.
25. May 2018

Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

Governments have the duty, as well as the right, to protect their citizens from the tobacco industry because the continued production and marketing of tobacco products violates rights from seedbed to butts, including child labor, workers' rights and the human rights to health and life.
25. April 2018

Arbor Day

On Arbor Day we remember Wangari Maathai and show how tobacco affects the environment.
13. March 2018

ILO to break up with tobacco funds

The Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) discusses for the third time about breaking ties with tobacco funds.
26. February 2018

Case Studies on Alternative Livelihoods to Tobacco

These short case studies take a closer look at alternatives to tobacco growing. Are they economically viable? Are they ecologically justifiable? Do they contribute to more social justice?