Industry Brief: Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing (ECLT) Foundation

October 31, 2019

The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco-Growing (ECLT) Foundation is a Swiss-based non-profit organization that describes itself as “independent” and a “global leader in eliminating child labor.” In reality, the ECLT Foundation is both funded and governed by the tobacco industry.

This brief profiles the ECLT and offers insight on the history and current activities of the foundation.

child labour in the tobacco industry is a global issue