UPDATE to: Asbestos victims call on French & New Zealand rugby teams to end ‘sportswashing’ sponsorship deals with Altrad
On the 8th of September MAVSG joined fellow members of the AVSGF in calling on Altrad, whose headquarters are in Montpellier, to donate £10 million to research into life-extending treatments for mesothelioma.
Please visit the below links for further details:
Nevyn Stevenson discusses the campaign:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0g301lj (Toby Foster BBC, expires 14th September 2023)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0g301m5 (Paulette Edwards BBC, expires 14th September 2023)
The International Ban Asbestos Secretariat has covered our campaign. Article from Sugio Furuya of Asian Ban Asbestos Network: http://ibasecretariat.org/lka-multinational-campaign-denounces-sportswashing.php
Paris Press Conference: