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BAT’s 2018 Sustainability Report Underlines Group’s Commitment to Transforming Tobacco

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has published on 15 March its 2018 Sustainability Report. The Report outlines the Group’s work and progress across its three strategic focus areas of harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods, and corporate behaviour.

March  19, 2019 - Now in BAT’s 17th year of sustainability reporting, this report details how BAT is championing change in its business and industry and is transforming tobacco to create shared value for its consumers and stakeholders across the value chain.

Performance highlights include:

British American Tobacco Launches 2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report

Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products.
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Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products.

British American Tobacco’s strategy of transforming tobacco by seeking to provide consumers with satisfying, reduced-risk alternatives to smoking is the focus of its latest report, available now.

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Independent stakeholder viewpoint from Professor Dr Heiko Hosomi Spitzeck in BAT's Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods Focus Report
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Dr Spitzeck is a Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainability at Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil, which has been recognised as the best business school in Latin America for 11 consecutive years by the Financial Times. His teaching is informed by more than eight years of consulting experience, as well as academic research.

He has a PhD in Business Ethics from the University of St Gallen in Switzerland, and has also worked as assistant professor at Cranfield University’s School of Management, Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility in the UK (2008–2010). He is also the author of Humanism in Business, published by Cambridge University Press.

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Dr Spitzeck is a Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainability at Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil, which has been recognised as the best business school in Latin America for 11 consecutive years by the Financial Times. His teaching is informed by more than eight years of consulting experience, as well as academic research.

He has a PhD in Business Ethics from the University of St Gallen in Switzerland, and has also worked as assistant professor at Cranfield University’s School of Management, Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility in the UK (2008–2010). He is also the author of Humanism in Business, published by Cambridge University Press.

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BAT’s Group Operations Director Alan Davy explains why supporting sustainable agriculture remains such a priority, and how the company is responding to major issues impacting farming communities.
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Why does BAT have such a strong focus on sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods?

Tobacco leaf remains at the core of our products, so the farmers who grow it are at the heart of our supply chain. Our sustainable agriculture objectives are fundamental to ensuring the continued success and long-term security of our business and, crucially, to fulfilling our role in wider society to support farmers and their communities, now and in the future.

BAT CASE STUDY & VIDEO | Measuring the Impact of Our Community Programmes in Bangladesh

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British American Tobacco’s latest focus report on Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods outlines its commitment to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply its tobacco leaf. One of the highlights of the report include the results of an independent impact measurement study of the company’s community programmes in Bangladesh. The following is an extract from BAT’s new focus report.

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British American Tobacco’s latest focus report on Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods outlines its commitment to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply its tobacco leaf. One of the highlights of the report include the results of an independent impact measurement study of the company’s community programmes in Bangladesh. The following is an extract from BAT’s new focus report.

British American Tobacco is the Tobacco Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

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British American Tobacco is the tobacco industry leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the only tobacco company to feature in both the Europe index and the prestigious DJSI World index.

Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) track the corporate sustainability performance of the world’s largest companies.

New Sustainability Report Shows How British American Tobacco is Responding to a Changing World

The report outlines the work of the Group across three strategic focus areas of harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods, and corporate behaviour
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LONDON, March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Showcasing how British American Tobacco is responding to a changing world is the focus for its latest Sustainability Report, out now.

British American Tobacco Launches 2016 Harm Reduction Report

Inspiring Products, Driving Change
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February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- British American Tobacco’s commitment to developing inspiring products that can drive change and reduce the health impact of tobacco on the world is the focus of its latest report, available now.

BAT Named as a Top Employer in Europe for Seventh Consecutive Year

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February 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - British American Tobacco is proud to announce that it has earned the Top Employer Europe seal of recognition for the seventh consecutive year.

The Company has participated in the prestigious survey, run by the Top Employers Institute, since 2011. The survey measures the best HR practices among employers in Europe. The recognition once again underlines British American Tobacco’s strategy of achieving growth by investing time and energy in its people.

British American Tobacco Publishes Corporate Behaviour Focus Report

Sustainability report highlights BAT's commitment to operating to the highest standards of corporate conduct
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September 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - British American Tobacco’s commitment to operating to the highest standards of corporate conduct is the focus of its latest report.

Corporate conduct is one of three key areas – the other two being harm reduction and sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods – that together comprise British American Tobacco’s Sustainability Agenda, a key strategic pillar for the business’s long-term success. 

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