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In the coming weeks, we'll be organizing around the shareholders’ meetings of corporations like ExxonMobil, and McDonald’s. We need your support to make sure we have the strongest presence possible.

Cigarette smoke

A new foundation launched by one of the world’s largest tobacco corporations, Philip Morris International, claims to want to create a “smoke-free world.” Yeah, we don’t believe it either.

Corporate Accountability staff and allies celebrate the passage of Colombia’s landmark tobacco control law. Our organizing has helped support countries like Colombia in implementing lifesaving protections in line with global tobacco treaty measures. CREDIT: Jorge Panchoaga

We challenge Big Tobacco for the lives it destroys. In partnership with our members and allies around the world, we are preventing the industry from derailing lifesaving protections. Together, we will make Big Tobacco pay for its abuses.

By Jenny Lei Ravelo for Devex. The staff union of the International Labour Organization in Geneva is protesting its governing ...

The International Labour Organization is again under intense pressure from a growing number of stakeholders to put an end to its relationship with big tobacco.

By Ram Etwareea for Le Temps L’Organisation internationale du travail (OIT) veut mettre fin à sa collaboration avec l’industrie du ...

By Donald G. McNeil Jr. for The New York Times. Eight years ago, more than a dozen men with AK-47s ...

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) instituting the strongest possible policies to prohibit cooperation and public-private partnerships with the tobacco industry at the upcoming 332nd session of the Governing Body.

Broken cigarett

Right now, we have the best shot to remove Big Tobacco’s deadly influence from the United Nations. Take action right now and urge the International Labour Organization to cut ties with tobacco corporations.

Certainly it is egregious that the Trump-appointed director of the CDC, purchased tobacco industry stock...But such a conflict isn’t shocking in our government, especially in this administration, and it highlights a longstanding virus plaguing our democracy: corporate conflicts of interest.