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[Asia-pacific] ECHEVERRIA: Tobacco, Takings and the TPP

hope the foundations would also pay some attention to the root causes of this international litigation explosion in the out-of-control property rights ideology currently being promoted not only on the international scene but in our own domestic court sys
Takings Litigation (John Echeverria blog)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:19

[UK] Surrey council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments

A Surrey Mirror investigation revealed the council owns £15m of shares in five tobacco firms as part of its pension fund portfolio. The council said its pension focussed on achieving maximum returns. But Green Party councillor Jonathan Essex called for
BBC Online
added Oct 4, 2015 10:23

QUEEN: How could VW be so dumb? Blame the unethical culture endemic in business

some evidence suggests that not only are business students more impaired in their moral judgments in a broader sense than are those in other majors and professional schools, but that business schools themselves may be responsible.
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 2, 2015 10:57

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Oxford Economics rejects bias claims over tobacco studies

again rejected claims that its tobacco trade reports were flawed given funding from industry giant Philip Morris. With the upcoming release later this year of the “Asia-16 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2014” and given the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Allian
Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 30, 2015 17:09

[UK] US firm launches cigarette waste recycling scheme

Cigarette butts are to be recycled into plastic products under a scheme that aims to cut litter and landfill, it has been announced. Smoking related rubbish is the most common form of litter, found at almost three-quarters (73%) of sites surveyed by ant
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:16

UK-Wide Cigarette Waste Recycling Programme Launched

A scheme that will for the first time provide people across the UK a way to recycle cigarette butts and associated smokers’ waste has been launched today. The Cigarette Waste Brigade® scheme will see cigarette related litter – including butts, cigar butt
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:15

[Asia, India] NGT Notice to Centre on Plea Seeking Ban on Tobacco

A plea by a doctors' body seeking prohibition on consumption of tobacco in all public places and their proper disposal, prompted the National Green Tribunal today to seek a response from the government on the issue. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Just
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:08

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SCIORTINO: Arts clouded in smoke

only allows charitable sponsorship if it does “not use trademarked names and logos of tobacco products” and “does not have the intent to promote tobacco products”. Yet enforcement is barely existent and tobacco companies are unashamed in their sponsoring
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:25

UN Officially Recognizes that Tobacco Makes the World Poorer

General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a plan to eradicate global poverty. The goals formally recognize, on a global scale, the negative impact of tobacco consumption on health, wealth, and development and commit membe
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:16

[Asia, India] National Forum for Tobacco Eradication slams participation of govt officials at Sustainable Summit

"We are extremely concerned that the summit on sustainability is being co-organized and sponsored by a leading tobacco company (ITC Pvt Ltd.). The summit also has participation by alcohol industry (SABMiller India)." The representation also says as signa
Times of India
added Sep 25, 2015 14:22
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