ASA Chief Executive appointed as President of ICAS

ASA Chief Executive Guy Parker has been elected as the new President of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS), the post on their website is below: We are delighted to announce that our Chief Executive, Guy Parker has been elected as the new President of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) following its Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2021. Guy will carry out this role alongside his ongoing leadership of the ASA. He will be supported by a renewed and expanded Executive Committee whose priority will be…

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ICAS members adopt Charter

Members of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) have adopted a Charter to strengthen advertising self-regulation globally by committing to enhance cooperation, coherence and consistency – for the benefit of global consumers and businesses. The Charter was adopted at the ICAS Annual Meeting on May 7, 2021.  ICAS is a global platform that promotes responsible advertising through effective advertising self-regulation. It brings together a network of Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and North & South America as well as global associations representing the advertising industry (WFA, IAA, EPC,…

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The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland joins the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) as full member

Since ICAS was formally launched in October 2016, the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has been an associate member and a strong supporter of this international network. ICAS members are now delighted that the ASAI joins ICAS as a full member, becoming thus more involved in ICAS and its governance. The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland is the independent self-regulatory body set up and financed by the advertising industry and committed, in the public interest, to promoting the highest standards of marketing communications. For 40 years, the ASAI has ensured…

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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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