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UK companies rebuked over lack of senior women appointments

Ashtead Group, Imperial Brands and Fresnillo have been the poorest performers on women in leadership in the FTSE 100 for two years running,..The proportion of senior women at British American Tobacco and NMC Health, at 13 per cent, was unchanged over the
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 16:17
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[UK] Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain

Tobacco boss Alison Cooper at Imperial Brands is another to be paid less than her male counterpart Nicandro Durante at BAT, whose rewards have also provoked shareholder protests.
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:31
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[UK] TaxPayers’ Alliance concedes it launched smears against Brexit whistleblower

The rightwing pressure group the TaxPayers’ Alliance has conceded that it illegally sacked the whistleblower ...could have a major impact on how lobbyists are described in the media....the Adam Smith Institute, the Centre for Policy Studies, the Institute
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:44
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Advocates urge UN body to shut door on Big Tobacco

Opponents of Big Tobacco say a decision by the International Labor Organization to stop accepting funds from the industry is a step in the right direction, but are urging the U.N.-backed agency to go further and "completely shut the door."
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 12, 2018 20:41
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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ILO Ends Contracts With Tobacco Companies – Will It Be Forever?

(FCA) is confident that the ILO will ... ensure that it no longer accepts funding from the tobacco industry. The FCA also commends the ILO for its continued dedication to protecting the rights of workers within the tobacco sector and for the commitment
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:31
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[UK] Tube strike 2018: rail militants heaping strike misery branded 'hypocrites' for investing union funds in tobacco, banking and privatised water

The RMT union, whose leaders boast of its commitment to the downfall of capitalism, has amassed an investment portfolio worth nearly £20 million. It includes £627,000 worth of shares in cigarette giant British American Tobacco, some £1.5 million in ener
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:03
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Organizations Around the World Call on International Labour Organization to Sever Ties with Tobacco

joined over 100 health, development, labor, and corporate accountability organizations around the world in calling on the International Labour Organization (ILO) – a United Nations (UN) agency – to finally cut ties with the tobacco industry. The announcem
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 13:15
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Pressure builds on ILO to cut tobacco ties

More than 100 groups urged the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to stop taking money from tobacco companies as the UN body prepared on Wednesday to once again debate the controversial issue.
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:29
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