ICAS paper on advertising standards and corporate social responsibility

ICAS have a paper on advertising standards and corporate social responsibility which may be of interest to some of our readers, see their site for some useful information.   Responsible advertising is an important element of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Companies committed to CSR look at the impact of their activities on all aspects of society including economic, environmental, social and cultural aspects. Concretely, CSR means that companies must consider this impact across all their segments and activities, whether IT, operations, sales, human resources, or marketing. A shared goal: promoting…

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2018 edition of the Global SRO Database now available

Following the launch of its Global Database of Advertising Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) last year, the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) is proud to release the second edition. The online database and the 2018 printable Factbook are available for download on the ICAS website. They contain basic facts and figures on key markets across Europe, America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. ICAS is a global platform which promotes effective advertising self-regulation. ICAS members include Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) and other national, regional and international bodies working to ensure that ads…

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ICAS announces first Global Awards: France, Australia, Canada and Spain honored for effective advertising self-regulation

On 15 April 2019, during its Annual Meeting in Paris, France, the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) announced the winners of its first ICAS Global Awards. The objective of the ICAS Awards is to reward initiatives that contribute to responsible marketing practices through self-regulatory standards. Four categories of Awards were open to the ICAS Self-Regulatory Organization network members. All entries were reviewed, and winners selected by an international independent jury of self-regulatory experts, chaired by Ms Carla Michelotti, member of the Board of the International Advertising Association (IAA) and…

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New South African SRO joins ICAS

On 1 January 2019, the recently established Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) of South Africa became a member of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) in replacement of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the former Self-Regulatory Organization responsible for implementing advertising standards in the South African market. In November 2018, the ARB was launched to take over the work of administering the Code of Advertising Practice on behalf of the advertising and marketing industry, following the forced placement of the ASA into liquidation proceedings at the end of September. The…

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New Global Database of Advertising Self-Regulatory Organizations

The International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) is launching a Global Database of Advertising Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) and a Factbook with basic facts and figures on key markets across Europe, America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. The online database and the 2017 printable Factbook are available for download on the ICAS website. ICAS is a global platform which promotes effective advertising self-regulation. ICAS members include Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) and other national, regional and international bodies working to ensure that ads and marketing communications are legal, honest, truthful and decent.…

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