Tag - Environnement

See This Year’s Winning Global Media Competition Entries

What do you get when you call for creators around the world to stand up to Big Tobacco? More than 800 videos and social media graphics calling out the industry for the harms it causes, from creators across 43 countries. It was all part of this year’s Global Media Competition, an annual contest organized by...

WHO Raises the Alarm over Dangers of Environmental Impact of Tobacco Industry

*Says vaccinations, natural immunity to slash Africa’s COVID deaths by 94% in 2022 Ndubuisi Francis and Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja with agency report The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm on the extent to which tobacco damages both the environment and human health, calling for steps to make the industry more accountable for the...

WHO raises alarm on tobacco industry environmental impact

WHO has today revealed new information on the extent to which tobacco damages both the environment and human health, calling for steps to make the industry more accountable for the destruction it is causing. Every year the tobacco industry costs the world more than 8 million human lives, 600 million trees, 200 000 hectares of land, 22 billion tonnes...

Tobacco industry slammed for ‘talking trash’ over green credentials

A report published Thursday has lit a fire under the tobacco industry, which it accuses of causing widespread environmental harm while greenwashing its products and practices in order to mask the real damage. A collaboration between the World Health Organization and global tobacco watchdog STOP, the report warns that carbon emissions by the tobacco industry...

Tobacco is a threat to a just and sustainable development

The EU is preparing a due diligence law by June 2021 to hold companies accountable for their impact on people and the planet. There is an urgent need to address the human rights violations, child labour, environmental impact, and disinformation of the tobacco industry, write Helen Stjerna, Farida Akhter, and Sonja von Eichborn. Helen Stjerna...