Sabotage, Deceit and Duplicity: British American Tobacco Uncovered

September 13, 2021

Two groundbreaking STOP reports, British American Tobacco in South Africa: Any Means Necessary and Buying Influence and Advantage in Africa: An Analysis of British American Tobacco’s Questionable Payments, explore and analyze the alleged nefarious business practices of BAT in Africa.

Read this Investigative Overview to understand the common themes that emerged from both investigations—including potential exploitative business practices and nefarious behavior that was overseen by BAT leadership—and learn the high-level takeaways from each report.

STOP found that BAT may have used its power to influence tobacco trade in Africa