british american tobacco p.l.c. sustainability report 2009 - Progress against goals

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SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2009

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2009 goals and commitmentsStatus2010 goals and commitmentsDeadline
Conduct our first clinical study of a combustible prototype product that in smoking machine tests produces lower levels of certain smoke toxicants compared to conventional cigarettes.CompletedAnalyse and submit for publication the results of our first clinical study of a range of combustible prototype products, the smoke of which may have lower levels of toxicants compared to conventional cigarettes.End 2010
Develop and validate scientifically meaningful measurements for exposure to tobacco smoke toxicants and investigate how we might measure potential harm.Progressing on trackDevelop and validate scientifically meaningful measurements for exposure to tobacco smoke toxicants and investigate how we might measure potential harm.Ongoing
Invigorate our biotechnology programme in our search for new technologies to reduce tobacco smoke toxicant levels.Ongoing
Engage with regulators in an effort to reach common ground on tobacco harm reduction.Ongoing
Work with the External Scientific Panel, who continue to help inform our scientific research programme.Progressing on trackWork with the External Scientific Panel, who continue to help inform our scientific research programme.Ongoing
Present our scientific research at key international conferences and maintain the number of our publications in peer-reviewed journals.Progressing on trackPresent our scientific research at key international conferences and maintain the number of our publications in peer-reviewed journals.Ongoing
Engage with the wider scientific media on the issue of tobacco harm reduction.Ongoing
Develop and update our scientific website, www.bat-science.com Opens in new window.Progressing on trackFurther update www.bat-science.com Opens in new window.End 2010
Learn from our existing snus test markets and aim to expand into a new market by end 2010.Not metLearn from our existing snus test markets and aim to expand into a new market. (The deadline for this goal has changed from 2010 to 2011.)End 2011
Submit for publication the results of our progress in developing biological and chemical testing methods for snus.End 2010
Engage widely on the role a regulated form of snus could play in a harm reduction strategy to reduce the public health impact of smoking. Progressing on trackEngage widely on the role a regulated form of snus could play in a harm reduction strategy to reduce the public health impact of smoking. Ongoing