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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 01; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, AP 04

    United Nations sustainable development goals and impacts of the tobacco and alternative product sectors

    COLARD S.
    MBA Corporate & Social Responsibility - Performance of Organisations, Institut Leonard de Vinci, Paris-La Défense, France
    In 2015, the United Nations published 17 sustainable development goals (UN SDGs) and their corresponding targets to be achieved by 2030. The third goal “Good health and wellbeing” specifically refers to tobacco activities with the target to...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 72; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 04

    Optimising carbon footprint of international meetings

    COLARD S.(1); VERRON T.(2)
    (1) MBA Corporate & Social Responsibility - Performance of the Organisations, Institut Leonard de Vinci, Paris-La Défense, France; (2) MBA Big Data, Chief Data Officer. ESG, Paris, France
    It is broadly acknowledged that global warming is intimately influenced by the extracted carbon from the earth, and transferred to the atmosphere mainly as carbon dioxide (in addition to other greenhouse gases converted into CO2eq). Considering the...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 03

    Lowering TSNAs through nitrite reductase activity

    DAVENPORT S.E.; FORSYTH K.; TULLY L.; LISTER R.; LE LAY P.; MAUNDERS M.; SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are compounds in tobacco that have been shown to be carcinogenic. TSNAs are formed by the nitrosation of tobacco alkaloids with the main nitrosating agent believed to be nitrite. High levels of nitrate...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 27

    Tobacco Biotechnology: a tool for business solutions

    SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.; EDWARDS K.; JONES L.; DAVENPORT S.E.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Over the past 20 years, genetic modification and molecular breeding has been successfully used in many different crops to provide agronomic advantages (i.e., herbicide resistance, insect tolerance). However there are many other areas where it can be...