Case library

Cases of alcohol industry misconduct from around the world exposing the predatory practices.

A library of all the unethical methods of Big Alcohol – aggressive lobbying, unethical marketing, sabotaging of rules and institutions and much more, all in one place.

Asahi, Kirin

Australia Raises Alcohol Excise Taxes

Australia has raised its alcohol excise taxes by 4% bringing the price of a pint of beer to $15. Currently, Australia increases excise ...


Japanese Alcohol Industry Plans to Change Alcohol Content Labeling

Japanese alcohol companies have agreed with the government to implement new voluntary alcohol labeling measures, including net alcohol ...

Carlsberg, Heineken, Kirin

People in Myanmar Boycott Alcohol Giant Kirin Over Ties to Military Junta

The people of Myanmar have been boycotting Myanmar Beer over its support for the military regime. Myanmar Beer is made by Myanmar Brewery ...


Kindergarten Teacher Takes on Big Alcohol Giant Diageo Over Harmful Advertising Practices in New Zealand

When Laurie Forde, a student, and part-time kindergarten teacher in New Zealand kept seeing the “100 days, 100 ways” alcohol ...

Asahi, Kirin

Communities Prevent Worsening of Alcohol Taxation in Australia

A proposed 50% tax cut on draught beer pushed by the alcohol industry lobby received heavy media coverage before the Australian Federal ...

Carlsberg, Heineken, Kirin

++ Update: Carlsberg Maintains ‘Business As Usual’ in Russia ++ Why Beer Giant Carlsberg Stays Tied to Putin’s Regime As Other Multinationals Exit

++ Carlsberg maintains business as usual in Russia, as many other multinational corporations cut to ties to Putin’s regime ++ ++ ...


Big Alcohol Exposed: Beer Giant Kirin Still Involved With Myanmar Military

On February 5, 2021, following the recent military coup in Myanmar, beer giant Kirin announced it would terminate their two joint ventures ...


Norway: Biggest Wealth Fund Puts Kirin on Watch List over Myanmar Link

The biggest sovereign wealth fund in the world formally called the “Government Pension Fund Global” has put Kirin on a watch ...


Movendi, Amnesty, Communities Succeed in Ending Ties Between Beer Giant Kirin and Military Regime in Myanmar

Movendi International, Amnesty International, other civil society and the global community have succeeded in mounting public pressure and ...

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