Our sustainability agenda focuses on three key areas, identified through a detailed materiality process.
Our process for stakeholder engagement includes independently assured and facilitated dialogue sessions and long-term partnerships, as well as regular engagement as part of our day-to-day business.
We're committed to researching, developing and commercialising less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes, including Vapour Products (e-cigarettes), Tobacco Heating Products and Licensed Medicinal Products. Being transparent about our scientific research is also central to our approach.
We work as partners with over 90,000 farmers worldwide. Our Social Responsibility in Tobacco Production (SRTP) programme sets the standards we expect of our leaf suppliers and has a specific focus on child labour. We are working together with our farmers to help ensure continued access to natural resources for our business and for rural communities.