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We are taking a moment to celebrate the defeat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which came at the tail end ...

Advance policies to hold industry legally liable and protect policymaking despite Big Tobacco’s attempts to undermine talks GREATER NOIDA, INDIA—Today, ...

Dear Parties to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC): We, the undersigned, write to express ...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is a corporate power grab that would be a disaster for the environment, workers’ ...

COP7 one-pager

Policy priorities for the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7).

This victory has important implications not only for protecting people around the world from the deadly effects of tobacco, which remains the number one cause of preventable deaths globally, but also for the corporate accountability movement as a whole.

A series of investigative articles by The New York Times beginning June 30, 2015 exposed how the U.S. Chamber of ...

As British American Tobacco celebrates another year of deadly profits, groups around globe call for government action on bribery, espionage ...

Kenya launches an investigation against BAT. Photo credit: Samuel Ochieng, Consumer Information Network

In the United States, thanks to the powerful organizing of Corporate Accountability International and its allies, the deadly deception and corruption of Big Tobacco can sometimes seem like a painful memory of the past. And, to some extent, it’s true. Our organizing helped create the public climate necessary for strong U.S. public health policy and the global treaty that followed, which have reined in Big Tobacco and protected people around the globe. But despite these protections, recent revelations show the tobacco industry is still up to its same old tricks.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa ...