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Progressively realising commitments against child labour
In 2018, the Members of the ECLT Pledge of Commitment completed a second self-assessment on the progress made in their supply chains in the fight against child labour.
Ensuring rights and standards on farms
On 15th November 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published an article highlighting the Sustainable Tobacco Program (STP), an industry-wide standard which, among other things, prohibits all children under 18 from handling green tobacco on farms.
Baseline for Action against Child Labour in Tobacco-Growing - ECLT Pledge 2nd Anniversary!
Human Rights Day marks the 2nd anniversary of the signing of the ECLT Pledge of Commitment and Minimum Standards by 13 companies, which make up a significant portion of the tobacco-growing supply chain, as well as the International Tobacco Growers' Association and the ECLT Foundation.