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Sustainable agriculture
 

Sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods

We are committed to advancing sustainable agriculture and 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 2018 was from sustainable sources

Over 134,000

farmers and rural community members benefited from training and capacity building on human rights, child labour- and forced labour-related issues in 2018

100% score

and industry leader in the Raw Material Sourcing category of the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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