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Sustainable agriculture
 

Sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods

We are committed to working to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply our tobacco leaf

Over £60 million

invested each year in farmer support

Over 90,000

directly contracted farmers worldwide

Over 1,000

BAT expert field technicians supporting our farmers

99%

of our contracted farmers’ wood fuel for curing in 2017 was from sustainable sources

Over 67,000

farmers and rural community members benefited from our training and communications on human rights, child labour- and forced labour-related issues in 2017

100% score and industry leader

in the Raw Material Sourcing category of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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