British American Tobacco Australia is a proud signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC), a co-regulatory agreement between business and government to manage the environmental impacts of packaging in Australia.
At BAT Australia, we are committed to address the environmental impacts of our packaging as company that owns consumer brand and products. Through our Environmental Policy we are also committed to “integrate sustainable packaging principles into our product design.”
Therefore, as a signatory to the Covenant we are required to:
It should be noted that we face restrictions on our ability to influence packaging design in Australia, due to both the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth), and the fact that many packaging decisions are made above market by our parent company.
Understanding this context, we are please to share the following achievements in 2018:
For more information about our recent achievements and commitments under the Covenant, view our latest 2018 Australian Packaging Covenant Annual Report and 2019 Commitment (621 kb) .
More information on the Australian Packaging Covenant can be found at www.packagingcovenant.org.au .
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