Our Sustainability Agenda is integral to our evolved Group strategy and reflects our commitment to reducing the health impact of our business as our principal focus area. This is underpinned by excellence across our supporting ESG priorities.

We engage with a wide range of stakeholders at local, regional and global levels on key sustainability issues. This engagement includes formal partnerships and collaborations, contributing our expertise and sharing information and ongoing dialogue in our day-to-day business activities.

Our 2020 Human Rights Report is an industry-first and demonstrates our long-standing commitment to respecting fundamental human rights. These commitments include addressing human rights and child labour in tobacco growing and openly responding to human rights allegations. We provide details of the steps we’re taking to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chain in our Modern Slavery Act statement.

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We continue to actively reduce our CO2e emissions, waste, energy and water use and have a comprehensive environmental management system based on international standards. Our environmental performance charts can be found in our 2019 ESG Report (3.8 mb) .

Download our latest Sustainability Strategy Report, ESG Report and Focus Reports as PDFs. Read also about how we report, as well as materiality and independent assurance.

Our Standards of Business Conduct ensure we comply with anti-bribery and corruption regulations, and provide guidance around political donations. Our other policies, procedures and standards deliver further governance.