ASA – In or out? Cross-border media and the ASA’s jurisdiction

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: In or out? Cross-border media and the ASA’s jurisdiction. 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. After consultation CAP updated the wording in the Scope of the CAP Code in relation to jurisdictional matters, with the changes taking effect from February 2021.  For a look at what’s in and what’s out, here’s a bitesize guide to…

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New Greensill report validates PRCA call for reform

The Public Relations and Communications (PRCA), has responded to a new Greensill lobbying report, commissioned by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. PRCA Public Affairs Board Chair, Liam Herbert said: “The publication of the Greensill report commissioned by the Prime Minister validates our long-standing call for reform to the Lobbying Act. The report confirms that Mr Greensill was given ‘extraordinarily privileged access’ and rightly points to the utter lack of transparency in the lobbying which resulted in a disproportionate level of access by a privileged few.   “Lobbying is an essential and vital element in…

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Publicis Media Launches Once & For All Coalition to Build More Equitable Ad Ecosystem

Publicis Media has announced that it is embarking on a multi-year, industrywide initiative to remove industry barriers to equitable financial opportunity and representation of underserved and ethnically-diverse suppliers, ultimately helping marketers uncover opportunities that more closely mirror their brand values and drive growth with audiences in a multicultural world. Through a cross-industry consortium called the Once & For All Coalition, purpose-driven brands; collaborative, diverse and general market suppliers; and multi-practice agency executives will join forces to focus on creating solutions in three core areas: Establishing Equitable Investment with Minority Owned…

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Ad Council Appoints 27 New Members to its Board of Directors

The Ad Council, America’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to using the power of communications to drive social change, elected 27 new members to its Board of Directors during its spring meeting held virtually on Thursday, April 22. The organization’s Board is chaired by Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal. Vice Chairs include Jacki Kelley, CEO, dentsu Americas, and Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer at Verizon. Since the organization’s founding, the Ad Council has been at the forefront of leading the communications industry’s social impact efforts. Its Board of…

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Allegory report sets out framework to upskill executives in Corporate Digital Responsibility

Award-winning strategic communication agency Allegory has launched a report Corporate Digital Responsibility: What You Need To Know Right Now which sets out the urgent need for organisations to act on issues related to Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR) and provides a framework to support leaders with planning and communication. Allegory’s report reveals that the management of risk where data and digital are concerned is the collective responsibility of the board of directors. Underestimating those risks can lead to significant reputational issues and ultimately affects profits. This is why a multi-stakeholder approach, led…

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