Fundraising Regulator publishes its latest Annual Report and Accounts, which reflect the impact of Coronavirus on fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator has published its latest annual report and published the following post on their website here: Today we published our latest Annual Report and Accounts, which highlight how we reprioritised our work amid the unprecedented challenges facing the fundraising sector from March 2020 onwards. Our reporting period (1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020) falls six months before and six months after the Coronavirus pandemic began. The report explains how, in response to the pandemic, we focused our efforts on producing guidance to ensure that both fundraisers and…

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Reef-World’s annual report reveals tangible conservation impact despite COVID-19 disruptions

New figures out reveal that The Reef-World Foundation – international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – certified more dive shops and reached more travellers with its conservation messaging than the previous year, despite disruptions to fieldwork caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Reef-World’s annual report, released today, revealed the charity reached 115,000+ travellers with its information on environmental best practice through its Green Fins initiative during its 2019–20 reporting period; up from the 110,000 travellers reached during 2018–19. With 115 dive centres assessed in 31 diving hotspots…

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ASA – Using Technology for Good: our Annual Report

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Using Technology for Good: our Annual Report. 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 Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) Annual Report 2019, published today, reveals how the use of technology has helped us to be more effective in how we regulate UK advertising and protect consumers and businesses. As part…

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ASA and CAP Annual Report 2018

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) Annual Report 2018 published today reveals that more ads have been amended or withdrawn than ever before as a result of their work. And, in a year when online cases* outnumbered television cases by almost 3:1, it also highlights the new, proactive and innovative projects ASA and CAP are undertaking as part of a new five year strategy focused on having more impact online. *paid ads online and companies’ own ad claims on their own websites, social media spaces,…

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Women fight back as oppressive and sexist policies dominate 2018 – Amnesty annual review

Some of the most disadvantaged women in the world are at risk of being further marginalised due to oppressive and sexist policies, Amnesty International warned today as it launched its annual review on the state of global human rights. The 52-page report, Rights Today, launches on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and analyses the human rights situation in seven regions around the world. It warns that the actions of “tough guy” world leaders pushing misogynistic, xenophobic and homophobic policies, as well as using toxic rhetoric,…

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