2019 edition of the Global SRO Database now available

The International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) is proud to release the third edition of its Global SRO Database and Factbook. The online database and the 2019 printable Factbook are available for download on the ICAS website. In order to raise awareness of the work carried out by its members, ICAS decided to collect basic facts and figures on existing self-regulatory systems, starting in 2017. By bringing more transparency on the way SROs operate in the different markets represented in its network, ICAS hopes to contribute to a better understanding of advertising self-regulation by…

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ICAS & EASA Publish Report on Advertising Self-Regulation in times of COVID-19 – Marketing in the time of covid-19

The International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) and the European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA) released a report today on Advertising Self-Regulation in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. The report provides an insight into the challenges and actions taken by the ICAS and EASA Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) members since the start of the pandemic. All SROs needed to adapt the way they operate to protect first and foremost their employees and follow the legal measures in place to combat the spread of the virus. At the same time, they ensured that essential…

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ICAS, EASA and CONARED Statement on the Importance of Responsible Advertising and COVID-19

ICAS, EASA and CONARED have issued a joint statement on the importance of responsible advertising and COVID-19. This year we are facing an unprecedented international crisis due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Alongside the human tragedy, the global economy is severely impacted and consumers and businesses across many industries are suffering as a result of this latest outbreak. Countless companies, including marketers, agencies and the media, have been extremely creative and supporting governments and people in these difficult times through public service ads, providing information, free resources, products and…

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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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