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British American Tobacco Bangladesh or BAT Bangladesh is a part of a leading global multi-category consumer goods business that operates in over 180 markets, with the country headquarters in Dhaka. The company’s flagship CSR initiatives primarily focus on climate change, poverty eradication and safe water.
Registered Name: British American Tobacco (BAT) Bangladesh Ltd
Founded in: 1910
Headquarters: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Revenue: BDT 7,482.8 Crores
BAT Bangladesh is the biggest manufacturer of tobacco products in Bangladesh, and are one of the few companies that undergoes a ‘crop to consumer’ operation. BATB’s CSR initiatives has created impact at a national scale for decades, including reforestation, solar energy and safe drinking water projects.
CSR Focal Areas: Environment, Healthcare, Community Engagement
Locations of CSR Initiatives: All over Bangladesh
Project Partners: Govt. of Bangladesh
Sustainability Reporting Standards: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, World Economic Forum’s ESG index
BAT Bangladesh drives the biggest private-funded reforestation initiative in Bangladesh till date – Bonayan – which focuses on planting trees in conservation areas and for income-generating activities of locals. Their “Deepto” project focuses on creating solar-powered villages in remote areas of the country. BAT’s other cornerstone CSR initiative “Probaho” focuses on building clean water supplies for communities in need, free of cost.
This company does not publish Annual Sustainability Reports in Bangladesh.
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