January 2013

  • New research explains why Corporate Social Responsibility is unlikely to change Big Tobacco

    It’s now widely accepted that tobacco companies use corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives to influence policymakers and weaken public health policies. Until now what tobacco industry executives think about this and what it tells us about the limits of tobacco companies’ CSR programmes has been a mystery. For the first time researchers at the University of Bath have been able to explore this question using internal British American Tobacco (BAT) documents.

  • Tobacco Control in Practice: A Postgraduate CPD module

    Registration is open for the fifth Continuing Professional Development module at the University of Edinburgh. The course will take place from the 13th-16th May 2013. The module aims to provide participants with an overview of key concepts and issues in...