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An Inherent Contradiction: The Tobacco Industry’s Environment, Social & Governance Activities

October 31, 2022

Consumers, investors and policymakers are increasingly demanding sustainable and eco-friendly business practices, so the tobacco industry is attempting to greenwash its reputation through environmental, social and governance reporting. These self-monitored reports fail to paint a holistic picture of the industry’s environmental damages and help distract from its other harms such as labor violations.