Joint winners announced for Sustainable Project of the Year 2024

Recently The Scottish Crannog Centre and Manchester Museum and Museum Development North West (MDNW) were crowned sustainability award winners at the 22nd annual Museums + Heritage Awards. The winners were announced at an evening ceremony in London on 15 May, recognising their inspirational approach to managing and communicating the impact of the climate crisis. Congratulations to Manchester Museum, MDNW and The Scottish Crannog Centre  for their winning projects. The winners Manchester Museum and MDNW, Roots and Branches Manchester Museum staff on their pop-up stand at Ardwick Climate Action Day. Photo: Manchester…

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CAP – Olympics 2024 and the Ad Rules

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Olympics 2024 and the Ad Rules.  I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. The upcoming Summer Olympics are a prime opportunity for creative advertisers. Read this advice to help ensure you take home the gold. Don’t mislead with travel deals. With this summer’s Olympics being just across the channel in Paris, many fans will likely take…

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Macy’s, Inc. Honors National LGBTQ+ Pride Month

In honor of National Pride Month, Macy’s, Inc. recognizes the achievements and perseverance of the LGBTQ+ community this June through a partnership between Macy’s and The Trevor Project, the leading suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ+ young people. From June 1st through June 30th, Macy’s will host a special round-up in-stores and online donation campaign benefitting The Trevor Project to support youth nationwide with comprehensive resources, including 24/7 crisis services, public education, research, advocacy, peer support and more. Additionally, Macy’s, Inc. nameplates, inclusive of Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury, continue to highlight…

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Greenpeace reveals the plastic choking the ‘golden floating rainforest’ of the Sargasso Sea

Campaigners from Greenpeace UK have retrieved hundreds of pieces of plastic from clusters of seaweed floating in the Sargasso Sea in the Atlantic Ocean. They spent the last five days on board the Arctic Sunrise crossing the sea to launch a campaign to create a global network of marine sanctuaries under the Global Ocean Treaty. The ship crew made an unplanned stop to look inside a patch of sargassum seaweed – the golden algae that forms gigantic floating mats and gives the Sargasso Sea its name. Although this was a…

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Used car market hits five year high as EVs reach record share

The UK’s used car market rose by 6.5% in the first quarter of 2024 with 1,967,923 units finding new owners – the strongest start to a year since pre-pandemic 2019, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).1 The increase marks 16 months of successive growth, reflecting recovering supply in the new car market which is in turn improving availability and choice of second-hand motors. Used car transactions have risen in every month of the year to date1 but, despite this robust…

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