Camel and Benson & Hedges owner sparks fresh net zero ambition

Cecilia Keating
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JTI claims to have the largest market volume share of any UK tobacco company | Credit: Irina Irisa
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JTI claims to have the largest market volume share of any UK tobacco company | Credit: Irina Irisa

Japan Tobacco International touts plan to reach net zero emissions by end of decade through fleet electrification, energy efficiency measures, and transition to clean energy

The owner of Benson & Hedges, Camel, Silk Cut, and American Spirit has pledged to reach net zero emissions by 2030 in a sweeping environmental plan that sets out new company objectives for water, waste,...

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