What Public Health Practitioners Need to Know About Unhealthy Industry Tactics

Industries’ Tactics to Protect their Business Wealth while Undermining Public’s Health and Global Environment

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…”there are examples of governments trying to introduce policies that improve health, and protect the environment only to find their efforts undermined by unhealthy corporations, and their industry associations.”…

7 Tactics used by Unhealthy Industries

  • Attack legitimate science
  • Attack and intimidate scientists
  • Create arms length front organisations
  • Manufacture false debate and insist on balance
  • Frame issues in highly creative ways
  • Fund industry disinformation campaigns
  • Influence the political agenda
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