Instrumental strategyTechniqueDescription
Coalition managementConstituency recruitmentTI reached out to allies and affiliates requesting support to its complaints in the media and with policy makers, in an attempt to change Brazil’s position about additives ban at COP4.
Constituency fabricationTobacco growers associations demonstrated at COP4, supported by TI.
Information managementAmplificationDissemination of TI arguments in newspapers and other media.
Direct involvement and influence in policyAccessAllegation that a member of the Brazilian at COP4 was passing information to the TI.
Incentives and threatsA congressman supported by TI tried to influence Brazil’s positions about additives at COP4.
  • COP, Conference of the Parties; TI, tobacco industry.