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ValueSustainability Summary 2014 / Investing in a sustainable future shared for our business and society (PDF)

As a result, we have achieved inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last 13 years, 12 of them as industry leader. Given the serious health risks associated with smoking, I am particularly proud of the progress we have made in harm
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:38

[North Carolina] Judge orders NC sheriff to stop interfering with attempts to call witnesses in lawsuit over brutal arrest

a federal lawsuit filed by a man who suffered broken bones and other injuries during an arrest.... Thomas said he became disoriented after working with chemicals in a tobacco field at his farm, jumped out of a pickup, and destroyed a woman’s decorative fe
Raw Story
added May 27, 2015 02:13

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Sales Surpass 120 Million KG

Zimbabwe has surpassed the 120 million kilogramme mark for flue-cured tobacco sales despite poor rains that affected production. Late rains, dry spells and floods affected production this season. This is the sixth time that the country has scored such
added May 26, 2015 08:30

[Virginia] Altria shareholders reject three proposals

holders voted to defeat three stockholder proposals that had urged the Henrico County-based company to take action on farm labor issues and tobacco use among the poor. The company’s board of directors had opposed the proposals. During the annual meeting a
added May 20, 2015 23:40

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings leap to $225m

ZIMBABWE has earned more than $225 million from 36,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported since January. During the same period last year, flue cured tobacco exports realised $58.6 million from 16,4 million kg.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 20, 2015 05:53

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Improved Fourth Quarter Earnings

Mr. Freeman stated, "Given fiscal year 2015's oversupplied market conditions, I am pleased with the results we achieved. We ended the year with strong fourth quarter results, which helped to bring our segment operating earnings for the fiscal year in line
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:43

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date -- RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-two cents ($0.52) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable August 10, 2015, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on July 13, 2015.
PR Newswire
added May 19, 2015 15:23

[Africa, Namibia] MUBITA: Smoking Zambezians to death

approved plans we are told – to develop a 10 000-hectare fertile piece of land at Liselo, in the Zambezi region into a tobacco farm. Hunger and malnutrition are made worse when governments use scarce land for tobacco production rather than for growing foo
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 18, 2015 11:02

Tobacco Farm Settles Claims It Stiffed Guest Workers ($$)

A Kentucky tobacco farm will pay over $28,000 to settle allegations it skirted federal requirements by shortchanging Mexican guest workers on pay and not providing them with proper insurance, a local division of the U.S. Department of Labor said... T Bond
added May 14, 2015 10:09

[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB records a decrease in tobacco deliveries

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) recorded a decrease in tobacco deliveries in the first 45 days of the tobacco selling season for this year compared to 2014.
Newsday (zw)
added May 14, 2015 09:48
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